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Best-selling alpine climbing pants with breathable, durable, and weather-resistant double weave fabric.
Fresh style meets an old favorite with the Cirque II Pants, a makeover of our best-selling, most reliably durable soft shell pants. Purpose-built for the 4-season athlete, the Cirque II Pants feature a harness-compatible waist and reinforced scuff guards to aid all the objectives on your winter climbing tick list. Plus, the Cirque II Pants feature a waistband that's amplified by ActiveTemp™, the thermo-regulating technology that adjusts to your body temperature to keep you cool, dry, and comfortable during high-exertion activities. Everything you loved about the original Cirque Pants is still there - including wind and water resistance, movement-mirroring stretch, and unmatched breathability, making these the perfect choice for high-energy alpine climbing, mountaineering, and ice climbing.
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