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Patagonia Quandary Pant - Men's

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    Cleanly styled for work, robustly built for play.

    Dispelling the notion that you need different pants for work and play, the Patagonia Men's Quandary Pant seamlessly transitions from office to adventure with its clean styling and durable stretch-woven fabric. Its lightweight, wrinkle-resistant, and stretch properties mean you'll look good at work and have plenty of mobility for hiking and climbing. The DWR finish rapidly sheds moisture for quick-drying performance in the wild. Other stand-out features include a gusseted crotch for unrestricted range of motion at the local crag or hiking trail, as well as a zippered thigh pocket for carrying your essentials.

    • Seamlessly transition from office to adventure
    • Stretch-woven fabric is durable and quick-drying
    • DWR finish repels outside moisture and light showers
    • Gusseted crotch and articulated knees for flexibility
    • UPF 50+ for protection in sunny environments
    • Zippered thigh pocket secures essentials
    • Item #PAT01U8

    Tech Specs

    Material
    stretch-woven (94% nylon, 6% spandex)
    Fit
    slim-straight
    Inseam
    [short] 30 in, [regular] 32 in, [long] 34 in
    Pockets
    2 hand-warmer, 2 rear, 1 coin, 1 zippered security
    Waist
    curved waistband, button closure
    Fly
    zip
    Gusseted Crotch
    yes
    UPF Rating
    50+
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping, climbing, casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    New version is worse.

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    The new version of these pants is worse than the old. The zippers are loud and the pockets are conspicuous. No longer a clean looking pant that doesn't necessarily look like it belongs on the trail. Also the lack of articulation around the knee now makes the pants look odd and straight-legged. Not a fan. Now I have to look for a new pair of go-to pants. Really unfortunate. And Navy Blue is gone too. I don't understand Patagonia sometimes.

    Full size or two too small

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: 34

    The construction of the pants seems good, but there is no way the pair I ordered was actually a 34 waist. It was at least one, possibly even two sizes too small. The pants seem good enough to try ordering a size up, though.

    My favorite climbing pants

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 33/short

    I might have a pant problem. I have a pair of all the major brands and styles (Prana Zion, Brion, Marmot Arch to name a few) and these are my favorite overall. They are pretty lightweight, so when things get chilly, I opt for different ones, but these are great in all other cases. The fit slimmer through the leg than other styles, but are not too tight through the thigh, which is a must for my thunder thighs. Also (and most importantly) chalk dusts right off! I will likely end up buying some more pairs.

    Favorite Pants

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 34 Short

    These pants fit well, dry fast, and hold up to lots of abuse. I've had my first pair for 4 years and they've been my go to for all backpacking trips, which include lots of bushwhacking, and off trail adventure.
    They have a slimming fit, and seem true to size

    Best "adventure" pants that I own

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 32

    I bought these on sale & decided to order other colors after a few weeks. Lightweight and cool for warm(er) days with the typical Patagonia quality. These may be the most comfortable pants I own. You'll also get a lot of compliments, if that means anything to you.

    too small, too loose

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: 30

    I felt these fit a lot smaller in the waist than my other pants the same size (30). They were also too loose for what I was looking for. I wish Patagonia would make this same thing with a tapered leg!

    I wish I had more pairs of these pants

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium

    These pants are absolutely awesome for all sorts of situations. I love wearing them when I go out for long multi-pitch climbs, just hanging around the house, going out with friends, or anywhere in between. They fit incredibly well, are lightweight and super comfortable! The zipper pocket is just the icing on the cake. Super handy and representative of the overall quality Patagonia offers in their pants.

    Blue slightly tighter than tan

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 32 Short

    Absolutely love these pants. I bought them mainly for office work slacks, but wear them casually out of work. Glass blue pants purchased after tan were slightly tighter in the waist, seat and rise. The 32 Short tans fit my 173 pound 5'8" frame perfectly. Very comfortable and have plenty of give for an active person. Really happy with my purchase. This was my first Patagonia product and won't be my last.

    Climbing Galore

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium Regular

    I was skeptical at first that these pants would hold up on the granite of Yosemite and the other places I climb but was very impressed. I have had several pairs of BD Castleton pants with the double knee and they wear out faster than I would like. The Nylon and Spandex hold together very well and I have yet to have any issues with tears or rubbing and I have put at least 100 pitches of crack climbing on these pants already. I could also wear these out and look stylish, or have worn them 20 days in a row and be living in my van and nobody would know!

    That Fit

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 30

    I love the fit of the Quandary pant - finally a technical fabric pant with a slimmer fit! I did, however, return the pair I originally ordered because the blue ones totally look like hospital scrubs. I just picked up the Tan color and I'm way happier.

    Business casual

      Loving these pants. I like a straighter fit, not necessarily slim, and these fit the bill. I'm 5-11" and 180 and a 32" waist fits snug enough not to need a belt, but enough that I can get a shirt tucked in if I needed to. I worked out with them this morning and they handled everything I could throw at them. Durable, lots of movement and good looking - what more can you ask?

      Love Love Love

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
      • Fit: True to size

      As soon as I pulled these suckers out of the box I was so stoked! They just looked great, the color was exactly as shown, the quality of and feel of the material was sweet, and I love the optional sizing for these pants. I am 6 foot 1 and 155 pounds and ordered the 33 waist size and short inseam. The length is perfect for where I like my pants to fall, and as expected the waist is a bit big (I can wear a 29-30), but my upper legs areas usually feel constricted in smaller waist sizes. Anyway, once I put these on they felt awesome, the pockets are nice, not to high, not to low, they are correct size and the pants material feels great against your leg. The following day I took them upto in to some 30-40 degree wet, rainy, snowy weather to test these things out (and well show them off). They were a bit cold sitting around when temps were hovering around freezing, but they are a pretty fairly thin pant. As soon as your body starts generating the pants warm up and kicks out the chilled feeling on your legs. My friend and I were hiking around, climbing on rocks, jumping around and being basically goons for the entire day... And wow, these pants are so comfortable no matter what awkward or weird position you are in, the fabric stretches giving no feeling of tension or restriction in the pants materials. The best part though, was how the responded to the wet condition... Wether I was sitting down on my butt in the snow, down on my knees taking pictures or making snow angels, I never got wet or had the feeling of these pants retaining any dampness. Once I got up from the ground on one occasion, I felt the pants where my knees are, wet from being on the snow, but completely dry on the interior of the pants! 5 minutes later, once back in my van, the pants had already dried on the exterior! Also, I did get some mud on the knee region of these pants and the mud and gunk, dirt, whatever you get on there just wipes right off! Really hope this helps with anyone trying to buy these pants, and please, if you have any questions feel free to ask! Can't wait to get more pairs of these puppies!

      Unanswered Question

      Do these actually have an articulated knee or not? Description says yes; reviewer says no. Patagonia website shows stitching around knee area but not seeing it in this photo.