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Outdoor Research Blackpowder Pants

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Built for the guys who head up the mountain and throw charges to keep the rest of the world safe from avalanches, the aptly named Outdoor Research Blackpowder Pants are extremely durable and weather resistant. Made from burly 200 denier waterproof and breathable Pertex® Shield+ fabric, these pants will stand up to years of abuse, and with their articulated knees and a relaxed fit, they offer maximum mobility when you're working hard. Patrollers, lifties and 100+ day a year snow junkies rejoice, here's a pant that'll cover your *ss in style and comfort.

Product Details

Face Fabric

Pertex® Shield+ 100% Nylon 2L, 200DPertex® Shield+ is a fusion of technically advanced, soft ad lightweight face fabrics with Polyurethane film laminates. It offers high levels of wind and water protection with excellent breathability to create the ultimate, lightweight, waterproof performance fabric for fast-moving outdoor athletes. Designed for waterproof garments where minimal weight, freedom of movement, breathability and a soft hand are key, Pertex® Shield+ is perfect for maximum performance apparel.


Relaxed FitBaggy-cut layers designed for the wearer to move within

Inseam34" / 85 cm

Low-profile waist fits under harness.

Gusseted Crotch

Articulated Knees


Zippered pockets

Zippered thigh pocket

Secure avalanche beacon pocket with key clip attachment

Knee pad pocket


Zippered thigh vents


Integrated RECCO® ReflectorRecco® is a two-part avalanche rescue system utilized worldwide to facilitate the rapid location of burials.

Compatabile with LockDown™ Equipped JacketsThe LockDown™ system connects Sidecountry jackets and pants, preventing snow from creeping up your back.





Fully seam taped

Tonal seam treatment

Water-resistant zippers

Accepts accessory suspenders

Belt loops

Dual-snap zipper fly

Internal stretch gaiter


  • Fit: Loose More 
  • Material: Nylon, Polyurethane (PU)
  • Insulation: No Insulation
  • Seam Sealing: Fully Taped
  • Bibs: No
  • Suspenders: No
  • Beltloops: Yes
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime
Weight (g)     666    



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Outdoor Research Blackpowder Pants

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Nice Pants


from Pacific Northwet

About Me Bargain Shopper, Casual, Classic, Eclectic

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  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Great Color
  • Keeps you dry
  • Quality Material


    Best Uses

      Comments about Outdoor Research Blackpowder Pants:

      Kept me dry in the rain. We will see how they hold up. They seem to be sturdy.

      • Waist:
      • Feels true to size
      • Inseam:
      • Feels true to length
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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