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Vanir-LT Men's Hard Shell Waterproof Mountain Pant
$535.00
Vanir LT
$535.00

Men's Hard Shell Waterproof Mountain Pant

ULTIMATE LEGWEAR PERFORMANCE & PROTECTION

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Tough, lightweight and versatile, the Vanir LT is the performance legwear of choice for mountain guides, ski-mountaineers and winter climbers. Made from 3-layer Jöttnar SKJOLDR™ windproof, waterproof, breathable fabric for outstanding harsh weather protection and durability.

Features include: articulated and reinforced knees; internal powder gaiters; harness-friendly ¾ length water repellent side zips; fully detachable braces with no-slip buckles; full-sized Kevlar™ instep protectors; integrated RECCO® Rescue System reflector for improved safety.

Updates for 2022: Kevlar™ instep protectors now covering entire hem circumference; no-slip brace buckles; re-orientated hip pockets for easier under-harness access; integrated RECCO® Rescue System reflector for improved safety.

“The Vanir LT was hands down the best pair of pants I have ever had the opportunity to abuse.” - BackcountrySkiingCanada.com

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Design & Construction

Usage

Climbing, Skiing & Alpine

Fabric

Waterproof, windproof, durable and highly breathable 3-layer, 80 denier Jöttnar SKJOLDR™

SKJOLDR™ is a proprietary hard shell developed by Jöttnar in conjunction with leading Japanese textile scientists and fabric mills

DWR coating

Fit

Athletic

Pre-articulated cut for optimum comfort and movement

Will accommodate both mountain and ski touring boots

Elasticated, adjustable, detachable braces

Reinforcement

Reinforced knees and seat

Diamond crotch for strength, mobility and durability

Kevlar™ reinforced instep protectors to guard against crampons and ski edges

Logo

Embroidered front and rear logos

Colours

Black, Eclipse

Sizes

S, M, L, XL

Features & Components

Gaiters

Internal gaiters with elasticated gripper cuff, volume cinch and lace clasp

Will accommodate both mountain and ski touring boots

Pockets

Two hip hand pockets with YKK® Aquaguard® water repellent zips

Zips

YKK® AquaGuard® water repellent fly zipper

YKK® Aquaguard® two-way leg zips.

¾ length to avoid harness pressure points.

Corded, glove compatible zip pulls

Safety and Comfort Features

RECCO® Rescue System reflector built into leg hem

Breathable, stretch-woven back panel

Technical Data

Weight

719g (men’s medium)

Fabric Weight

Jöttnar SKJOLDR™ 3-layer 171g/m²

Hydrostatic Head

20,000mm minimum

Wash Care Instructions

Machine wash at 30°c - gentle wash

Do not dry clean

Do not iron

Do not tumble dry

Do Not Bleach

Customer Reviews

Based on 30 reviews
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SP Macaulay
Last line, Locked down :)

Bought these for days when the sky will be open and there will be nowhere to hide.

Normally im wearing soft shell trousers that will deal with some light showers and contact with some slushy snow, however there comes a point where softshell options will wet through.

I wanted a hardshell option to match my Odin Jacket, something beyond my Valen 4S, so bought these.

Been out a couple of times on rainy days and have kept warm and dry at all times. Have used the long side zips from the thigh down to act as vents when the skies cleared briefly, worked well and kept them on all day without issue with sweats/condensation.

Havent used the braces yet but these are a nice option. Kevlar instep protector and RECCO reflector are great :)

M
Mark Fortkamp
Vanir Eclipse

Purchased in March and used on a 5 day ski trip in Colorado. The pant performed very well against snow and trees. I'm 6 ft, 195 lbs, size Large fit me well. Internal gaiters fit perfectly over alpine ski boots and two way full length zippers made for easy venting on warmer days. Solid pant that I intend to use for many years.

S
Steve Cobban
Excellent Performance

This is the first time I have purchased Jottnar, I have used the Vanir LT Pant already on 4 munro trips in the Cairngorms in Scotland, lots of snow and ice, extreme wind and very cold. The Vanir LT performed flawlessly and without doubt they are the best and most robust piece of essential gear I have purchased and in my view worth the investment. The design and finish of the material is very professionally done and the material is waterproof and they also provide excellent performance keeping the chilling winds at bay, I highly recommend and would purchase Jottnar again based on my experience to date.

S
Stephen Hill
Excellent pants for any condition

Awesome waterproof pants for all weather types. The build in waist band and more than ample pocket space make it extremely useful. The only thing to point out is that if you plan to use it with ski boots the bottom doesn’t always zip all the way around, but the build in gators more than remedy that situation. It’s a trade off I will take because it is excellent with normal boots/shoes.

K
Kenneth Cowan
Vanir LT - Well made, well designed

Have purchased a few items from Jottnar and I am yet to be disappointed. Latest purchase was the Vanir LT for the odd Munro on the West Coast. Wanted something lightweight but not too light weight and these fit the bill. I'm 6'2" and a 34 inch waste and the XL are a good size. Fit comfortably over the trousers and leg zips make this a painless exercise

Customer Reviews

Based on 30 reviews
97%
(29)
3%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
Reviewer avatar
SP Macaulay
Last line, Locked down :)

Bought these for days when the sky will be open and there will be nowhere to hide.

Normally im wearing soft shell trousers that will deal with some light showers and contact with some slushy snow, however there comes a point where softshell options will wet through.

I wanted a hardshell option to match my Odin Jacket, something beyond my Valen 4S, so bought these.

Been out a couple of times on rainy days and have kept warm and dry at all times. Have used the long side zips from the thigh down to act as vents when the skies cleared briefly, worked well and kept them on all day without issue with sweats/condensation.

Havent used the braces yet but these are a nice option. Kevlar instep protector and RECCO reflector are great :)

M
Mark Fortkamp
Vanir Eclipse

Purchased in March and used on a 5 day ski trip in Colorado. The pant performed very well against snow and trees. I'm 6 ft, 195 lbs, size Large fit me well. Internal gaiters fit perfectly over alpine ski boots and two way full length zippers made for easy venting on warmer days. Solid pant that I intend to use for many years.

S
Steve Cobban
Excellent Performance

This is the first time I have purchased Jottnar, I have used the Vanir LT Pant already on 4 munro trips in the Cairngorms in Scotland, lots of snow and ice, extreme wind and very cold. The Vanir LT performed flawlessly and without doubt they are the best and most robust piece of essential gear I have purchased and in my view worth the investment. The design and finish of the material is very professionally done and the material is waterproof and they also provide excellent performance keeping the chilling winds at bay, I highly recommend and would purchase Jottnar again based on my experience to date.

S
Stephen Hill
Excellent pants for any condition

Awesome waterproof pants for all weather types. The build in waist band and more than ample pocket space make it extremely useful. The only thing to point out is that if you plan to use it with ski boots the bottom doesn’t always zip all the way around, but the build in gators more than remedy that situation. It’s a trade off I will take because it is excellent with normal boots/shoes.

K
Kenneth Cowan
Vanir LT - Well made, well designed

Have purchased a few items from Jottnar and I am yet to be disappointed. Latest purchase was the Vanir LT for the odd Munro on the West Coast. Wanted something lightweight but not too light weight and these fit the bill. I'm 6'2" and a 34 inch waste and the XL are a good size. Fit comfortably over the trousers and leg zips make this a painless exercise

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