Best Trousers & Legwear

Montane’s durable, lightweight trousers and leggings have been designed to provide reliable protection in rugged environments.

Often imitated, but never beaten, our award-winning Terra Pants have been a go-to of the Montane community for many years now. These mountain-durable walking trousers continue to be one of our bestsellers in the range! Building on their popularity, we’ve updated and expanded the Terra range to suit a variety of adventure needs, as well as expanding our legwear options to bring you even more choices for your fast and light mountain missions.

Not sure which outdoor trousers to choose, or where to begin? Take a look at our recommendations to get started…

Best trousers for all-round adventure: Terra Pants  & Terra Stretch

The Terra pants are our ultimate lightweight, breathable and durable mountain trousers and are suitable for a wide range of adventures in challenging environments. These multi-season trousers have become synonymous with Montane and are regularly found on all sorts of adventures in the mountains. Need more convincing? Adventurer Samuel Frontzek shares how his Terra Pants have helped him to navigate the Scottish Highlands with confidence over the years.

Alternatively, the Terra Stretch trousers for women come with 4-way stretch, combining ease of movement with the hard-wearing durability we know you love!

The Men's Terra Pants

The Women's Terra Stretch Lite Trousers

Best legwear for trail running: Slipstream Trail Running Tights (Men & women)

Best legwear for trail running: Slipstream Trail Running Tights (Men & women)

Go further on the trail with Montane’s high-stretch Slipstream Running tights - the ultimate legwear for runners looking to push their performance. Designed with unrestricted movement in mind, the high-stretch VITA with ECONYL® regenerated nylon fabric means these tights stretch and recover easily, retaining a trim fit. The tights also come with highly breathable panels behind the knees for improved breathability on the move. #TeamMontane ultra-running athlete James Nobles wore the Slipstreams taking on the Cheviot Goat Ultra, hear his review.

Looking for something to wear on warmer days? Keep cool with the Slipstream shorts for men and women.

Best trousers for colder adventures: Tenacity XT Pants & Ineo XT Pants

When navigating colder climates, locking in the heat is essential for your comfort and safety. The Men’s Tenacity XT Pants are durable and warm mountaineering trousers designed to protect against harsh winter elements. The Granite Stretch Thermal fabric has high levels of abrasion resistance and added stretch for ease of movement. The Tenacity XT are also treated with a PFC-Free DWR Coating to protect from any rain or wind, keeping you dry and warm.

For women looking for extra warmth on the move the Ineo XT’s combine the high-stretch we know you love with a warm fleece backer to keep you smiling when temperatures drop in the mountains. As well as the Women's Terra Stretch XT Pants that have been especially engineered for technical mountain adventures in the colder months.

The Men's Tenacity XT Pants

The Women's Ineo XT Pants

Best trousers for climbing: Dynamic Lite Stretch Pants & Tucana Pants

Best trousers for climbing: Dynamic Lite Stretch Pants & Tucana Pants

Climbing involves close contact with harsh terrain and clothing that allows you to effortlessly reach for the next hold! The durable Dynamic Lite’s use a 4-way fabric to enable the freedom of movement you need when scaling new heights. For women who love to climb the high-stretch Tucana Pants are engineered using tough, wind-resistant Granite Stretch Fabric that’s ready to back your moves in the mountains. Find the Women's Tucana Lite Stretch Pants here.

Best trousers for keeping you dry in a downpour: Spirit Lite Pants

Wet days are inevitable, especially when exploring exposed mountain environments. Stay dry and protected with a pair of durable, lightweight Gore-tex shell pants. The Spirit Lite waterproof trousers utilise GORE-TEX Paclite® Plus fabric and alongside being durably waterproof, windproof and highly breathable, they pack easily away when no longer needed! For an alternative PFC-Free option, check out our Solution Waterproof Trousers. Find the Women's Spirit Lite Waterproof Trousers here.
Best trousers for walking and Hiking: Terra Lite Pants & Terra Stretch Lite

Best trousers for walking and Hiking: Terra Lite Pants & Terra Stretch Lite

These incredibly lightweight, fast drying and abrasion-resistant walking trousers are a great option for those who are looking to get into the hills for a day of hiking this season. Made with Vector Lite fabric, the Terra Lite benefits from 2-way stretch providing enhanced ease of movement, whilst the Terra Stretch Lite women's walking trousers use Raptop Flex 4-way stretch. Read this review of the Terra Stretch Lite Pants to see how they performed whilst trekking the Fann Mountains in Tajikistan.

Get ready to seek out new summits with these reliable hiking trousers. Both come with a PFC-Free DWR to keep you dry and protected in any passing showers en route up to the summit! Find the Men's Terra Lite Pants here.

Best trousers for activities that require extra stretch: Ineo Pants & Tenacity Pants

If high-stretch legwear is important when exploring the outdoors we have good news! For women, the Ineo Pants use Mala Stretch 4-way stretch fabric that moves and stretches with every movement you make. A PFC-free DWR provides protection from any passing rain showers. For men seeking enhanced ease of movement, the Tenacity pants use 4-way stretch fabric that also comes with a PFC-Free DWR.

The Men's Tenacity Pants

The Women's Ineo Pants

Best legwear for hot summer adventures: Terra Shorts & Terra Stretch Lite Shorts

Best legwear for hot summer adventures: Terra Shorts & Terra Stretch Lite Shorts

When things warm up on the trail a go-to pair of shorts are essential to help regulate your body temperature and keep you cool as you move! The lightweight, breathable Terra Shorts for men are cut for dynamic movement and come with a protective PFC-Free DWR treatment to keep you dry in any passing showers. For women, the 4-way stretch fabric of the Terra Stretch Lite delivers enhanced freedom of movement and is incredibly fast drying - perfect for traveling and warmer weather adventures. Find the Men's Terra Shorts here.