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Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants - Men\'s 34" Inseam


    Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants - Men's 34" Inseam

    The weather can change quickly when you're in the mountains. The Kuhl Liberator convertible pants let you adapt to changing conditions and stay comfortable. See details

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    Item # 828283

    The weather can change quickly when you're in the mountains. The Kuhl Liberator convertible pants let you adapt to changing conditions and stay comfortable.

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    The weather can change quickly when you're in the mountains. The Kuhl Liberator convertible pants let you adapt to changing conditions and stay comfortable.

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    The weather can change quickly when you're in the mountains. The Kuhl Liberator convertible pants let you adapt to changing conditions and stay comfortable.

    • Recognizing this 2012 Editors’ Choice Award winner, the April issue of BACKPACKER says, “The Liberator has a trim, mountain-town style that slyly masks the two-in-one design.”
    • Pants convert quickly and easily to shorts with leg zippers; zippers won't snag and are hidden from view for a great look
    • Fabric blend places cotton on the outside and nylon next to skin; soft cotton pulls moisture away from the nylon, bringing it to the surface where it can evaporate
    • Liberator pants feature Kuhl Rhino Technology, which places rugged exterior fabrics on top of soft, stretchy fabric for excellent durability and freedom of movement
    • Rhino Technology is used in high-mobility areas, such as the back waistband and the knees
    • Standard 5-pocket design combines with 2 zippered thigh pockets, a welt pocket on the left side and a 3D cell phone pocket on the right side to stow all your essentials
    • The Kuhl Liberator convertible pants have a gusseted crotch and articulated knees that facilitate freedom of movement for increased comfort


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    Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants - Men's 34" Inseam Specs
    Best use
    Nylon / nylon blend
    77% nylon/23% cotton
    34 inches
    Fabric type
    Sun-protective fabric
    Moisture wicking
    Quick drying
    Side cargo pockets
    Inseam (in.)
    Shorts inseam (in.)

    Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants - Men's 34" Inseam

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    Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants - Men's 34" Inseamis rated3.7143out of5by7.
    Rated4out of5byfromBest convertible pants everI have owned 2 pair, and am getting ready to purchase a third pair. These are the most comfortable pants I have ever worn hiking/backpacking. They are light, have plenty of pockets, wear very well (no pilling or other characteristics of synthetic fabrics), are easy to move in, and dry quickly. My only complaint is that after a year of wearing one pair, one of the zippers fell apart on one of the legs. This pair is now a pair of shorts.
    Date published: 2014-03-25
    Rated5out of5byfromFavorite PantsI bought a pair of these 2 years ago and they have become my favorite pair of pants for backpacking, travel and snow skiing. They are lightweight, breathable, tough and water resistant. This is the 2nd pair purchased and expect the rotation to extend the life for many years to come.
    Date published: 2014-03-17
    Rated4out of5byfromZip-offs that I'm willing to wear...I bought these for a two week hiking vacation in Glacier NP, and found them to be just great. They're durable (I did quite a bit of off-trail scrambling), comfortable as both pants and shorts, breath well, and still look great after a week's hard use. I've repeatedly tried out and rejected zip-offs for the past 30 years - either for looks or comfort, either as pants or shorts. These are the only zip-offs that I've ever liked, and they're comfortable and attractive both as pants and shorts. I'd be willing to wear them to work if I were headed out for a weekend. My only gripe is the sizing. I'm a 31 waist - and true to size, the 30s were too small and 32s were a bit roomy. Kuhl lists the 31s on their website, but they're not in stock there, and no one seems to have them. So I bought the 32s from REI. They did fine with a belt, but I'd rather have the 31s.
    Date published: 2013-08-15
    Rated1out of5byfromVery bad showI ordered the pants for a two week trip in Italy. Unfortunately, a seam on the upper right pant leg ripped the second time I wore them. Very Disappointing.
    Date published: 2013-05-20
    Rated4out of5byfromLove the shorts, not sure about the legsBought these at a REI used gear sale. I really love the "shorts" (w/o the legs zipped on). A slightly shorter inseam and fitted feel, rather than the (currently) typical long (past the knees) and loose style of shorts. I'm a big guy (235, but down from 360!) so I don't look like the model in the pictures, but a 36 fits well (though I'm in a 34 in others pants, so these seem to run small) and if I must say, looks pretty good. More important than the look, they feel and wear fantastic. Spandex is not listed in the material, but they have a tiny bit of give which I really like. Pockets are very well laid out. I'm not so happy about the zip on lower legs. The zipper hits the leg/knee in a manner I find annoying. I wouldn't want to hike with the lower legs on, but they might be OK about camp. The "shorts" are exceptional, They are my "go to" choice for hiking (I do about 20 miles / week so they get a lot of use). I give it a 4 due to not liking the zip on legs, and the price (e-gads!)
    Date published: 2013-05-02
    Rated3out of5byfromFit is a little offThe materials are comfortable and durable. The stitching, pockets, zippers, buttons, etc., all seem to be high quality. The fit is just a little off, at least for my body. The 36" waist that I normally wear is a little tight, but not so tight that I would move up to a 38". The crotch is also a little short making them somewhat uncomfortable. They are a little too heavy to be tropic wear type clothing, but they seem fine for a little cooler weather.
    Date published: 2013-05-02
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat pantsI spent a long time finding 34" inseam convertable hiking pants. Not many fit well, or are true to length. I tried on the Kuhl Liberator in the store and loved the fit. The length was perfect and waist was right on. I took these on a camping/hiking trip a few weeks after purchase. The morning was chilly, so I started with full length. Half way through the second mile, it started to warm up. The bottoms unzipped very easily from the knee area. They zip up enough to be able to slip them over your boot. The fabric is tough and comfortable. They felt good through the first 12 miles. I've used them for much more hiking throughout the year. They are still in great shape and comfortable.
    Date published: 2012-11-14

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