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#204573 - 06/30/20 07:01 PM Hot Weather Pants
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Registered: 08/26/18
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Loc: Low Country of SC
I have been wearing shorts as it has been in the high 90's with high humidity, and today hit 100, but for the third straight day I came home from my hike with a tick attached to my leg.

We have very little Lyme disease in SC but it does exist, and I hate ticks just on general principals. I need to get long pants, but it is very hot and humid.

Suggestions please for long hiking pants for very hot weather.

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#204574 - 06/30/20 08:06 PM Re: Hot Weather Pants [Re: SJS]
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My favorite lightweight pants are prAna Brion and Columbia Pilsner Peak. They are comfortable, light, cool, and quick-drying. They are stretchy which makes them comfortable and quiet, but also less durable (I have worn some small holes in them after two years of use, but so far they have been repairable).

I also like my cheap Unitop brand pants from Amazon. They aren't stretchy, and they make significant noise while walking, but they are more durable and more mosquito-resistant. They are no longer available on Amazon. The men's version of the Columbia pants are also no longer available on Amazon, I'm not sure if they are still available elsewhere. The prAna Brion pants are more expensive, and the price varies a lot by color?!

I also like my Under Armour Pique Joggers. I haven't used them for backpacking, but they are comfortable, stretchy, quick-drying, and extremely durable. They aren't quite as light and cool as the other pants.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B006QM6J4C
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N2JLZW7
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XRVY45X
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B071HW9HDM

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#204577 - 07/01/20 07:20 AM Re: Hot Weather Pants [Re: Tom7654]
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Thanks Tom, especially for the direct links.

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#204584 - 07/02/20 05:26 PM Re: Hot Weather Pants [Re: SJS]
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Something like these ExOfficio bug repellent pants will do the trick.

Cheers,
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#204601 - 07/06/20 04:19 PM Re: Hot Weather Pants [Re: Tom7654]
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I'm gonna try a pair of those Pilsner Peak pants. They're supposed to come in the mail today or tomorrow. It feels like Christmas!
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#204603 - 07/07/20 06:46 AM Re: Hot Weather Pants [Re: 4evrplan]
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Let us know how they work out.

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