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Feb 27, 2013
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Hard shell boxers with soft-shell pants...wave of the future Ben Brotelho
From Albany, NY
Joined May 4, 2011
700 points
Feb 28, 2013
On top of Hitchcock Pinnacle.
Whatever pants you choose, always make sure to roll up one leg. It makes you look über cool, like you rode your fixie to the crag even if you drove your beater. I roll up my left pant leg out of irony. It's hip! Steven Groetken
From Durango, CO
Joined Sep 30, 2012
347 points
Feb 28, 2013
Epic free solo with a pack on
Ben Brotelho
From Albany, NY
Joined May 4, 2011
700 points
Feb 28, 2013
Steven Groetken wrote:
Whatever pants you choose, always make sure to roll up one leg. It makes you look über cool, like you rode your fixie to the crag even if you drove your beater. I roll up my left pant leg out of irony. It's hip!


2005 called, it wants it's joke back.
frankstoneline
Joined Apr 23, 2009
22 points
Feb 28, 2013
On top of Hitchcock Pinnacle.
frankstoneline wrote:
2005 called, it wants it's joke back.



An entire year called and entrusted you to deliver the message? That's really ironic! Super awesome hip!
Steven Groetken
From Durango, CO
Joined Sep 30, 2012
347 points
Feb 28, 2013
Steven Groetken wrote:
An entire year called and entrusted you to deliver the message? That's really ironic! Super awesome hip!


Don't worry about it, we're close.
frankstoneline
Joined Apr 23, 2009
22 points
Feb 28, 2013
Either Carhartt's or Arborwear for Trad stuff. I'll occasionally go Prana Mojo shorts ($10 at the prana sale!) for more sporty things. Jace Mullen
From Oceanside, Ca
Joined Jan 11, 2011
6 points
Feb 28, 2013
yaak crack Red Rock Canyon, NV
jeans. Jon Zucco
From Denver, CO
Joined Aug 15, 2008
357 points
Feb 28, 2013
Down here in Houston I'm in shorts 8-10 months out of the year, but for pants I've really gotten into the Stretch Zion pants (as well as the convertables). Haven't had them long enough to know how well they'll hold up in the long run but so far, very nice.

Favorite burly/cold-weather pants are some now-discontinued MH Runout pants. Tough canvas with a great cut for my skinny/long-legged physique. Sure wish I could get a few more pairs of these, but oh well.
Allen Corneau
From Houston, TX
Joined May 6, 2008
91 points
Feb 28, 2013
El Capitan reservoir from the top of ECM
+1 for prana factory sale. My wife and I spent $400 dollars and got $1100 or more worth of stuff. Jace did I meet you at dixion lake today? Mike wand
From San Marcos
Joined Dec 19, 2011
10 points
Feb 28, 2013
Walmart sweatpants in the winter; cutoff sweatpants in the Fall/Spring, nylon shorts in the summer.

I AM A FASHION ICON.
Southern Alex
Joined Mar 5, 2010
6 points
Feb 28, 2013
Me.
Check the photo. Some Dude
Joined Apr 4, 2012
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Mar 1, 2013
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jorts Ethan Henderson
From Silverdale, WA
Joined Oct 11, 2010
675 points
Mar 1, 2013
Epic free solo with a pack on
Mike wand wrote:
+1 for prana factory sale. My wife and I spent $400 dollars and got $1100 or more worth of stuff. Jace did I meet you at dixion lake today?


You could buy so many other things with $400!!!
Ben Brotelho
From Albany, NY
Joined May 4, 2011
700 points
Mar 1, 2013
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People buy, "Climbing pants", because they're, "Climbing pants" and everyone KNOWS that to be a "CLIMBER" you simply HAVE to wear, "Climbing pants".


And it doesn't matter how well or how much you climb, so long as you
are wearing, "Climbing pants".

It is the ONLY true way to tell if someone is a REAL, "Climber".



"What brand pants are those?"

"Prana!"

"Wow! You're a "CLIMBER!"..."
Locker
From Yucca Valley, CA
Joined Oct 13, 2002
2,381 points
Mar 1, 2013
Me on Supercrack
For the really hard sends I break out my Smarty Pants!
MTKirk
From Billings, MT
Joined Dec 20, 2011
280 points
Mar 1, 2013
Locker wrote:
"What brand pants are those?" "Prana!" "Wow! You're a YOGI..."

Fixed it for 'ya
Clifton Santiago
Joined Apr 22, 2010
0 points
Mar 1, 2013
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Finally! A chance to preach my gospel to the greater interwebs climbing community!

Although I have been laughed at by all my climbing friends once I told them, I prefer jeans sewn with spandex...

yup, you guessed it: women's jeans. Available at Target for about $20. They're not as tough as Carhartt's, but they're durable enough. And they freakin' STRETCH, which is good for me b/c basically flexibility is the ONLY strength I have in climbing.
Nick Barczak
Joined Oct 9, 2008
113 points
Mar 2, 2013
Mainly cut off shorts in the summer and old kakis in the winter.
Just one a pair of Stonemaster pants from Mad Rock though, and these things are the bomb. stretchy and durable. Hopefully these will last for years to come.
Jt Greene
From Boone. NC
Joined Feb 26, 2013
10 points
Mar 4, 2013
busch cat
Sweats when its cold, gym shorts when its hot. Cotton or polyester cargo shorts/pants if its a multipitch kinda day.

But as long as my bulge is on display when the sheila's are watchin I'm happy.
HankG
Joined Oct 2, 2010
110 points


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