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Crazy Idea Half Blade Pant

Brand: Crazy Idea
Model: Half Blade
Shipping: FREE*
Availability: In Stock
Price: $199.95
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Sometimes you actually need more protection than “checklist” pants that most folks carry during skimo races. If you’re expecting an especially long or cold race or tour, consider adding some Polartec Alpha insulation. The latest in breathable warmth, Alpha is a revelation when it comes to highly aerobic activities in cold weather. The Crazy Idea Half Blade pants feature full-length side zips so you can put on or take off your insulation while wearing ski boots and skis. The pants are also designed to be crampon-friendly, with stronger elastic material in the cuff. In certain conditions, it would be a Crazy Idea to forget these pants.

  • Breathable Polartec Alpha insulates your legs above your boots.
  • Zippers run down the sides for quick application and removal.
  • Tighter fitting elastic cuffs are designed to avoid crampon points.

* Please note a slight color discrepancy between the product picture and our stock. The subtle piping highlight down the side of the pant shows as orange in the picture, but is actually grey.

-> ounces
275g [L]
Pockets No
Waist Elastic
Cuffs Elastic
Specs Verified Yes
Fit Slim overpant
Materials Pertex Quantum nylon, Polartec alpha insulation
Skimo Co Says
Usage Cold weather racing, touring
Notes Can don with boots on
Bottom Line Breathable warmth
by Eric C (used product a few times)
Mezzalama (and potentially other races) requires an 'insulated pant' rather than the usual wind pant. This is the lightest possible pant that adheres to those rules. Way better than carrying an oversized pair of puffy pants that your friend used on Denali. I borrowed a pair for Mezzalama and they are awesome 5 stars because like all CI products, they fit me well and are the lightest out there.
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