Built for chasing fickle flight paths in the early season, the Grinder Pant gives you enough warmth for early morning missions and enough breathability to remain comfortable the rest of the day. But this pant pulls double duty. With its low-profile seams and glued hems, it's a buttery smooth insulation piece for layering under waders as temperatures drop and water levels rise.
The Grinder Pant is the lightest pant in the Waterfowl line, ideal for chasing fickle flight paths in the early season. The durable 4-way stretch polyester weave and articulated patterning provide comfort and freedom of movement. A low-profile belt system keeps the pant comfortably in place, even when you weigh down the hip pockets and concealed thigh pockets with shells. As the temperature drops and water levels rise, this pant pulls double duty. Low-profile seams and glued hems make it a buttery smooth insulation piece for layering under waders.
My favorite pant by far. So comfy and durable. I don't just use them for hunting, used all the time. Just wish they had more colors, the gray or black would be awesome!
I purchased this pair of pants for the sole purpose of early waterfowl season. Paired with the merino wool bottoms, this was all I needed to stay warm in the 50 degree temps. The function of this pant is very good and they are very comfortable! I love the grip in the waist band to keep tucked shirts in place! The pants are also ready to interface with the Sitka suspenders although the description doesn't say so. The slash pockets I wasn't so sure of at first, but I really do like them. The way the pockets carry items is preferable over the cargo pockets I grew up with. Lastly, I always like to throw out info for the tall guys in the crowd. I am 6'6" and weigh about 225. I ordered a 36 Tall and it fits comfortably. I typically wear a 34 waist but wanted a bit of extra room so ordered the 36. As it turns out, the 36 fits me like a 34...not bad though. From here on out I will always buy my Sitka pants (that come with a low profile belt system) in 38. The belt makes these pants super flexible, as you can take up a couple of inches of waist slack easily with the belt. As I ordered them though, they will still see many, many years of wear. And when they wear out, I will order another pair for sure! Also the tall was just long enough in the leg for me. I would have preferred another inch of length, but as they are, they do function and with boots I'll never know the difference.
Absolutely the most comfortable pants I've ever put on in my life! Not only are they light weight, but they are comfortable and tougher than nails. Would recommend these pants to anyone.
Extremely comfortable. I normally wear a 33-34 waist pants and/or shorts. I ordered a 34R in the Grinders and they fit great. Love the belt system as it helps squeeze that little extra material in to make a nice snug fit. Will be my go to for early season and under waders.
I highly recommend these pants for both hunting purposes as well as casual wear/outside working pants (dirt and mud colors). They're the perfect fit for early season waterfowling, but are ideal for layering underneath waders or bibs later in the year. For sizing reference, I am 6'1" and 180 pounds and the 34R fit me well.
These pants are awesome.I've worn them under waders in Argentina in 40 degree weather as well as Missouri's freezing duck hunting weather. Yesterday i Turkey hunted in them in Kansas's 14 degree weather with Transverse pants under them. Comfortable in every hunting situation.
Must have for any waterfowl system. Very comfortable as a stand-alone piece in the early season. Excellent with Merino pants underneath as the temperature starts to drop. Layers great under the pantanal bib. I wear the "dirt" color for casual wear or for work. Can't beat the style and functionality in this pant!
These are the most comfortable and user friendly pants I've ever worn field hunting. They don't bunch up while getting in and out of the blind and the vented pockets let heat out in those HOT days. They also wick moisture away rather than hold onto it. They really have exceeded my expectations (as does all Sitka Gear) and the few guys on our team that wear them have convinced the ones who don't to get some. We suggest you do to. Marc GoHuntBirds
I own a few sets of grinder pants, and they are perfect for early season Pronghorn hunts all the way to those late January Mallard hunts. The leg pockets are vented which makes it nice on a 90 degree day..you can dump heat. But they are also spacious enough to layer under. I like to wear the Solid color when asking for permission or maybe while running to the airport to pick clients up... Looks a little more professional.
The most comfortable and user friendly pant I've ever worn... The pockets and the cut of the garment are superior to any other I've worn.
These pants exceeded my expectations and more. I love the stretch fabric and the fact the Grinder Pant moves with you and does not fight your movements like other brands. Thank you Sitka for a great product!
Even though these are designed for waterfowl - they are perfect for Archery & Rifle season. I guide in central Oregon for deer & elk as well as Alberta & Saskatchewan & the pattern works great in the high desert & even in river bottoms. Slash pockets are a great idea - work way better than traditional cargo side pockets. If Sitka would just make this grinder pant in optifade & optifade forest - that would be great. Great product !!!
So happy when these came out! These are the perfect pants for early to mid season field hunts. Or even layering under your waders. Every single product I have ever bought from Sitka is total quality and these keep with the theme. Looking forward to wearing these for snow geese in the spring and doves in late summer for 2015. Thanks Sitka for always producing the best gear!
These pants are new item but have already been ideal for our early seasons here in Virginia. They aren't marketed for dove hunting but they fit the bill perfectly for that, and for September Goose season. They are comfortable under waders too, so these are nice for the hunter who also likes to wet a line in the off-season. Stretchy, soft, durable and loaded with cool features (I love the low-profile pockets and non-slip waist band lining). These pants deliver MORE than what the marketing description promises. I test products for Gore and am picky about what I use. These pants made me happy so they will probably satisfy you too!
What an awesome pair of pants. I can wear these in 90 degree Texas heat all day and stay comfortable and can't wait to wear these under my waders when the temperature drops. I think the best feature of these pants other than the comfortable material are the front slash pockets, so much better than cargo pockets. I ordered the 38 Tall being I am 6' tall and 240lbs. I will probably order the regular inseam next time. Awesome product highly recommended for any waterfowler.
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