To make it easy for you to find the best hunting pants I have constructed a list of my favorite pants in a easy to read list with pros and cons. I hope you find this very helpfull, enjoy!
Best Hunting Pants Reviewed And Rated
SITKA Gear Ascend Pants
- ASCENT PANTS – Designed for hot days of active hunting and...
- ULTRA BREATHABLE – Made from four-way stretch brushed...
- MAXIMIZED MOVEMENT – Low profile waist band and...
The SITKA ascend pants is made from a four-way stretch nylon fabric material that makes it lightweight while improving ventilation hence offering protection from the tough mountainous conditions which include the strong winds and the strong under-brush.
This is considered one of the best hunting pants in the present due to the numerous benefits attributed to its use namely improved design, camouflage, mobility and stealth.
Every hunter dreams of hunting down that elusive prey and in most cases this takes several hours of patiently waiting on the same spot waiting for the opportune moment to strike.
Camouflage plays a significant role in remaining concealed in the background and that’s where the SITKA gear Ascend pants are very beneficial to the hunter.
The SITKA gear ascend pants are built for the mountainous terrain and comes in different colors namely open country, pyrite and subalpine which are very useful for camouflage in the mountainous terrain.
The SITKA also comes with an inbuilt polygene odor control that controls body odor by neutralizing the development of bacteria responsible for fungi and odor thus maximizing camouflage even under extreme conditions.
Protection from minor avoidable injuries is a major concern for all hunters as injuries have significant impacts on the hunting process hence a hunting gear with additional protection is very beneficial.
The SITKA gear has enhanced protection features in the form of waterproof knee and seat pads to offer additional protection against the sharp mountain rocks.
Hunting as a sport could involve high levels of movement from one place to the other in pursuit of prey while minimizing noise hence the need for hunting gear with better mobility prospects.
The SITKA ascend gear is best adapted to maximize movement through its waist band aimed at keeping the gear in place and well placed knees to prevent chaffing while on the move as well as
⦁ Excellent resistance against the strong mountainous winds and chilly conditions
⦁ Made from durable material which enables it to be used by the buyer over a long period of time.
⦁ The gear is lightweight to improve mobility
⦁ The pants has additional protection in knee and seating area against sharp rocks and strong material to offer safety from undergrowth brushes
⦁ The pants’ utilities can be used for different purposes which include hunting and mountaineering among others
⦁ The pants colors of open country, pyrite and subalpine offer better camouflage in the mountainous terrain.
⦁ Due to the fact that the pants serve a wider market, sizes are general thus making it difficult to establish well-fitting sizes online.
⦁ The additional protection offered in the kneepads and seating area slightly increases the pants’ weight hence affecting mobility.
⦁ The pants’ pockets are smaller in comparison to other hunting pants thus limiting the pants’ utility.
First Lite Corrugate Lite Pants
- Purchase your normal size to wear over or under other layers
- Ultra durable nylon fabric
- Built-in stretch for complete range-of-motion
The First Lite Corrugate pants are arguably the best hunting pants with a professional outlook thus enabling it to be used for a variety of purposes which range from outdoor activities to fitness and as a casual wear among others.
Most hunters are concerned about durability due to the tough outdoor condition alongside the effect of durability from a cost-benefit analysis.
Made from high quality nylon fabric material that is wear resistant, the First Lite Corrugate Lite Pants has the capability to offer protection from the tough forest environment such as underbrush and weather elements such as wind and rain due to nylon fabric’s ability to repel water.
The pants also have an in-built stretch that protects them the pants from getting ripped due to its tough stitching and the use of abrasion resistant material.
The ultra-durable nylon fabric of the first lite corrugate pants also gives the pants a lightweight feel that improves on the hunter’s mobility and flexibility during the movement.
The first lite corrugate pants come in different colors namely conifer, dry earth, first lite fusion, first lite cipher and camo which are ideal for camouflage.
The pants also boast of extra sized pockets that are very effective for carrying additional hunting accessories such as a penknife or torch to be used in the hunting expedition.
⦁ Made from tough material that is abrasion resistant thus prevents chances of wear or ripping while hunting
⦁ Excellent resistant against weather elements namely wind and water
⦁ Big sized pockets that enable it to carry additional tools
⦁ The pants has an additional belt loop that gives room for additional accessories such as torch
⦁ Multipurpose use pants that can be used in other outdoor activities
⦁ Belt loops may be an inconvenience to the user during hunting
⦁ Poor ventilation which makes it inappropriate for extremely hot conditions
⦁ Mobility is affected in cold condition due to the chaffing sound from nylon clothing contact.
Scentlok Coldblooded Waterproof Hunting Pants
- BRAVE THE ELEMENTS: The Cold Blooded Pants are designed to...
- SCENT BLOCKING: The advanced Carbon Alloy technology woven...
- MOISTURE CONTROL: The Cold Blooded pant is constructed with...
Considered the best waterproof hunting pants as a result of its hydrophobic coating, Scentlok Coldblooded Waterproof Hunting Pants are also well adapted for stealth.
Completely Waterproof Material
Water, blood and other semi-liquid elements such as mud and animal dung could significantly inconvenience a hunter. However, the Scentlok Coldblooded Waterproof Hunting Pants is well adapted to address this through its hydrophobic coating.
The hydrophobic coating is very helpful with regard to mobility as rain, sweat or other liquids cannot lodge on the pants and slow down the hunter.
Wild animals are known to have a powerful sense of smell and can pick out the hunter’s scent from miles away.
However, the Scentlok coldblooded pants use carbon technology in minimizing odor absorption as much as possible hence making it impossible for the hunter’s scent to be picked wild animals.
The carbon technology combined with camouflaging colors improves the hunter’s stealth mode making it easier to kill prey.
The scentlok coldblooded pants are also designed with huge sized pockets that are strategically located to assist the hunter in carrying additional hunting accessories.
⦁ High sense of stealth in hunting
⦁ Improved mobility even in extreme weather conditions
⦁ Protection from extreme weather conditions
⦁ Unaffected by rain, water, mud or other liquids during a hunting expedition
⦁ Has a belt loop that can also serve as a holder for other accessories
⦁ Inability to withstand rough terrain and very hot weather conditions
ScentLok Men Full Season Taktix Hunting Pants
- NEW AND IMPROVED: For 25 years we’ve put everything we...
- STAY UNDETECTED: Only ScentLok as the Carbon Alloy...
- KEEP CLEAN AND DRY: A good sportsman doesn’t let a little...
The ScentLok Men Full Season Taktix Hunting Pants is an improved version of the the scentlok coldblooded pants albeit with additional features. The ScentLok Men Full Season Taktix Hunting Pants is arguably the best with regard to stealth in hunting due to the fact that its and improvement on the Scentlok coldblooded pants.
Resistant Waterproof coating
The waterproof technology used in the manufacture of the ScentLok Men Full Season Taktix Hunting Pants is also an improvement of the scentlok coldblooded pants. The Scentlok taktix is also designed with a hydrophobic coating that repels all weather elements namely water, wind, mud, blood alongside other liquids from coming into contact with the hunter.
Improved Stealth Capability
Scentlok is made using improved carbon technology aimed at keeping one inconspicuous in both the savannah and the plains through maximum odor absorption thus preventing one’s presence from being smelt by animals.
Secondly the coloration used in the scentlok taktix hunting pants is a mix of jungle images for ease of camouflage in both the plains and the savannah by concealing both the scent and visibility.
The pant also boasts of numerous well sized pockets that are very helpful in carrying numerous hunting accessories. In addition, the apparel is comfortable to wear while on hunting expeditions and easy to clean.
The main downside to this pair of pants is the fact that they are not adapted to rough terrains and weather due to the effect of rough terrains and weather on the coating. The other downside associated with this pant is poor ventilation that could make the pant uncomfortable in hot weather.
⦁ Great for stealth purposes as the scent and vision are well concealed
⦁ The pants significantly reduces noise through reduced friction when in motion
⦁ Ease of mobility even in wet and hot conditions
⦁ Offers a good cover even in wet conditions
⦁ Can be used all seasons in different types of vegetation ranging from savannah woodland to plateaus among others.
⦁ Cannot withstand harsh terrain or weather as these two factors affect the pants’ material
⦁ The pants are prone to picking up burrs hence require additional belt loops at the front.
Krumba Men’s Camouflage Hunting Pants
- Size: Please read Krumba Size Chart in product description.
- Shell Material: 86%Polyester/ 14%Elastane , Waterproof and...
- Features: Loose fit, Straight leg, Mulit pocket, Linning is...
The Krumba men’s camouflage hunting pants is considered one of the average hunting pants with exciting hunting features such as the material durability, camouflage and comfort among others.
Properly designed Material
Designed with a two layered material to offer additional protection against water and wind, the Krumba hunting pants has the outer layer made with 86% polyester and 14% elastane to offer additional protection against strong wind and water by being water and wind proof.
The inner lining is made from fleece fabric to provide both comfort and protection from contact with elements such as undergrowth brush and sharp rocks.
Due to the quality of material used, the hunting pants are lightweight to enhance mobility while hunting. Similarly, rains and swamps are a common attribute in the wild. However, Krumba hunting pants minimize the effects of both through its waterproof material.
Krumba hunting pants is also designed in dark jungle green colors to offer camouflage while hunting against the jungles’ background. As a result of this camouflage, the hunter can remain in one position unspotted for a very long time.
The Krumba hunting pants also dons big sized multiple pockets that can be harnessed for convenience purposes when carrying additional hunting tools. The Krumba hunting pants’ material is also easy to clean which makes it convenient for and reliable for long-term hunting purposes.
⦁ The material used in making the hunting pant provide it with additional protection from weather elements and physical element while maintaining a lightweight for ease of mobility
⦁ The hunting pants are also designed in jungle green colors to offer additional camouflage while in the jungle
⦁ The hunting pants are also loosely fitting with additional pockets for convenience in carrying additional hunting accessories
⦁ Not ideal for use in very hot conditions
⦁ Difficulties in determining best fitting size online
SITKA Gear Mountain Pants
- MOUNTAIN PANTS – Perfect blend of durability and...
- REDESIGNED AND REDEVELOPED – Four-way stretch woven...
- Innovative FEATURES – Articulated knees with removable...
Another version of the SITKA hunting pants, the SITKA Gear Mountain pants is made for the mountaineers but its features make it appropriate for use as hunting pants. The SITKA gear mountain pants are a mix of versatility and durability which makes it best suited for extreme conditions such as hunting.
Specially designed for Extreme Conditions
The SITKA gear mountain pants are specifically designed for the extreme mountain conditions. The SITKA gear is made from stretch woven polyester with a four-way stretch capability. This enables it not only to withstand tear and wear but also weather conditions such as rain and wind by being waterproof and windproof. The tear and wear resistant is very significant in hunting due to its ability to protect the wearer from the tough undergrowth and twigs and maintaining durability.
Improved Safety Features
In order to improve safety, the SITKA Gear Mountain pants are equipped with detachable pad in both the knee and seating area to protect from the rough mountainous terrain when scaling or crawling.
These safety features are equally beneficial to a hunter as they protect from crawling, kneeling and scaling trees.
Enhanced Mobility Features
The SITKA mountain gear has additional features in its design aimed at improving mobility. These features include; contoured fitting in the seat area to provide the gear with sufficient mobility for athletic movement, the leg area is also tapered to minimize friction and noise for enhanced stealth capability.
Additionally, the pants’ tall waistline increases hip contact and thin enough to reduce friction for comfort and make the pants more fitting.
The gear also boasts of two zippered side and hip pockets for carrying additional hunting tools. The SITKA gear comes in open country and mountain color which enable it to be used for other outdoor activities such as biking.
⦁ Durable base material
⦁ Increased comfort, safety and enhanced mobility by the pants
⦁ Multiple outdoor use
⦁ Small pockets which limit usage
⦁ Difficulties in getting used to the knee pad
- 240 Gram Brushed Poly Tricot
- waterproof and breathable
- 2 side, 1 rear, 1 front pocket
The Yukon Gear also passes as an average pair of hunting pants albeit with fantastic hunting pant features thus passing out as an appropriate all season hunting apparel. The Main selling points in the Yukon gear are its design, material and camouflage.
The Yukon hunting gear is designed to swift mobility, tough terrain and the extreme weather of the wild. The Yukon gear is loosely fitting with a slightly tighter waistline to improve mobility while ensuring the wearer is as safe as possible by being lightweight.
The material used in making the Yukon gear is polyester tricot which not only provides insulation against heat and cold but is also waterproof with sufficient ventilation. The polyester tricot material is also wear and tear resistant hence protecting the wearer from effects of undergrowth.
The Yukon gear comes in a range of dark camouflaged jungle colors which are efficient in enhancing stealth while hunting. This is very helpful in hunting expedition since the hunter remains concealed against the jungle background while awaiting prey.
The gear also boasts of huge sized pockets strategically located by the sides, at the back and front for convenience in porting additional hunting equipment.
⦁ Excellent protection against weather elements
⦁ Spacious pockets for storing accessories
⦁ Better camouflage in the wild
⦁ Suitable for all seasons
⦁ Difficulty in cleaning
⦁ Unsuitable for extremely hot weather conditions
Hunting Pants Ratings
As evidenced from the reviews section, hunting pants are available in different types with each type having its own distinct characteristics as well as advantages and disadvantages. In choosing the best hunting pants, one has to choose based on their hunting needs, hunting terrain and season among others factors.
This is because one’s choice of the best hunting pants in line with one’s hunting needs can provide the hunter with significant hunting advantages making the hunting process a seamless activity. Using the review above, the following is the list of hunting pants based on how they scored with regard to hunting needs. Combine any of these with the best hunting gps and you are sure to have a great hunting trip!
SITKA Gear Ascend Pants proved to be the best hunting pants from the samples analyzed due to the factors that it covers a wide range of hunting needs. The SITKA Gear Ascend Pants were found to be durable, had improved stealth, had a high sense of safety and enhanced mobility which are the main needs of a hunter.
The SITKA gear ascends pants thus score a 10/10 average on my rating.
The second best hunting pants based on the hunting samples analyzed was the ScentLok Men Full Season Taktix Hunting Pants. This is because ScentLok taktix offered a high level of stealth, safety, mobility and perfect protection from weather elements with its only shortcoming being the inability to be used in extreme conditions. The Scentlok taktix thus score a 9.5/10 average on my rating.
The Scentlok Coldblooded Waterproof Hunting Pants was rated third after its superior version the Scentlok taktix as a result of using lower technology in comparison to its predecessor. The Scentlok coldblooded thus score a 9/10 average on my rating.
Krumba Men’s Camouflage Hunting Pants were rated fourth due to pants ability to offer increased slightly above average durability, better camouflage, protection from weather elements.
Krumba thus score a 8/10 average on my rating
First Lite Corrugate Lite Pants was rated fifth due to the fact that it performs averagely on key hunting needs namely camouflage and stealth although it performed better on protection and durability.
First Lite thus score a 8/10 average on my rating
Yukon Gear was rated sixth due to inability to address hunter’s safety needs well and inability to work in very high temperatures. Yukon thus score a 7.5/10 average on my rating
SITKA gear mountain gear came in seventh place due to the fact that it was a mountaineering pant that could serve hunting needs and lacked on basic a number of hunting needs such as camouflage.
SITKA mountain thus score a 7/10 average on my rating
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Andy Ryan is an archery enthusiast who has been practising hunting and target shooting as long as he can remember. He is known for his accurate groupings and humming laughter. His texts are packed with experiences and knowledge about the archery sport that few obtain.