8 outdoor trousers for active men

A pair of outdoor walking trousers are an absolute essential for men who love to explore the great outdoors! Get adventure-ready with the help of this handy men’s legwear guide.

Looking for a pair of pants that won’t let you down? At Montane we’re pretty well known for our range of men’s Terra pants, which are amongst some of the most popular items in the whole of our range. Launched in 2001, these have become a wardrobe staple for many of you (just take a look at the feedback to find out why they’re such a hit!). Not only that, but these award-winning trousers have also been endorsed by the likes of the Independent in their roundup of best walking trousers for men. 

Alongside our range of Terra pants, which are suitable for a range of activities. We also have additional legwear options to help keep your legs comfortable and protected, whilst on the move. Not sure where to begin? Keep reading to hear our trouser recommendations to suit a variety of adventure needs. Whether you’re looking for lightweight walking trousers or men’s pullover waterproof trousers, we've got something to suit everyone…

Best trousers for: All-round adventure | Terra Pants

For the ultimate adventure trousers that you can use on a range of activities, including walking, hiking and climbing, look no further than the best selling Terra pants. These highly versatile pants can be used cross-season and benefit from being durable, lightweight and water resistant.

Best trousers for: Activities that require extra stretch | Terra Stretch Pants

Is enjoying freedom of movement your number 1 priority? If the answer is a resounding yes then these are the outdoor trousers for you! Developed with elastane, you’ll feel comfortable whilst exploring, without compromising on durability, or the protection you need.

Best trousers for: Walking and Hiking | Terra Pack Pants

Whether you’re looking to head out for a multi-day hike, or you’re simply eager to get out in the countryside for a stroll - these lightweight walking trousers will not disappoint. Not only are they fast drying, but they’re also made with a Elastane, to provide a little extra stretch.

Best trousers for: Colder adventures | Terra Mission Pants 

Planning on heading up into the mountains? The Terra mission trousers are thermally efficient and offer additional warmth when you need it most. Benefiting from wind and abrasion resistance provides excellent protection against the elements on those colder days. 

Best trousers for: Keeping you dry in a downpour | Dynamo Waterproof Pull-Over Pants

Let’s face it, the weather in the UK can be temperamental, to say the least! Get prepared for wet weather and stay well protected with the help of these men’s pullover waterproof pants. PERTEX fabric ensures they’re water resistant, as well as breathable and durable.

Best trousers for: Climbing | Terra Edge Pants

Durability and lightweight fabric are the key features of these tough trousers - making them ideal for climbers who are looking to scramble up a hill or hit the crag. If you’re planning to spend the day climbing - these are the pants for you.

Best trousers for: Running | Dragon Long Trail Trousers

Specifically designed with runners in mind, these leggings will help you maximise the opportunities on the trail - allowing the freedom of movement you need. They're also made with recycled fabrics, so they’re better for the planet too.

Best trousers for: Summer adventures | Terra Shorts

For those hot, sunny days you’re going to want to make sure you have a pair of these shorts!  Ideal for a range of activities - they combine all the things you love about our terra pant trousers - including breathability, durability and packability into a smaller package, perfect for summer.