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.
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.
A. Sitka Gear does sell direct to individuals online within Canada and the USA.
A. Sitka Gear products are available from specialty retailers across North America. Please see our Dealer Locator for a list of stocking dealers near you. Most retailers will special order Sitka products not in stock. We are also glad to assist you in locating a specific product; call our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR.
As well, you can purchase online directly through our website.
A. Yes, we have gear experts available from the hours of 8:00am MST to 5:00pm MST that are able to answer any of your technical questions as well as process and place orders. During hunting season and other times of the year in which we experience high call volumes please do not be discouraged to leave us a voice message. We will return your call ASAP.
A. Our products are built to be used together as a complete system and are designed for very specific end-uses. For general guidelines on how to build an appropriate system for a specific hunt please check out our System Builder. As well, our gear experts are all avid hunters and are here to assist you in building your system. Don’t hesitate to call them with specific questions at 877-SITKA-GR.
A. We stand behind every product we make. If you are unhappy with any of our products at the time your receive them, feel free to send them back. Damage due to wear and tear will be repaired at a reasonable cost. For more details, visit our Repairs and Warranties page.
A. General sizing info for Sitka Gear products is included on our Sizing Chart page. For questions on specific sizing details, contact our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR or email us at Info@SitkaGear.com
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A. Yes you can. If it is within 60 days of the original purchase date and you would like to return your product for an exchange or refund, please use the return form included with your shipment and call our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR for a Return Authorization number. Note, that products must be unused with hangtags still affixed and must have been purchased direct from Sitka Gear. If your item was purchased from one of our Authorized Dealers, please contact them in regards to their individual return policy.
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A. Unfortunately, we do not accept back orders at this time. If there’s a specific product you would like to find and it’s not available on our site, please call or email our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR or Info@SitkaGear.com. We would be glad to help you locate the product from an authorized retailer.
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A. We may be able to cancel your order but can only do this by telephone. Please call us at 877-SITKA-GR as soon as possible after you have placed your order. Otherwise it may be too late, as we try to process and get orders out the door as quickly as possible.
A. To return a Sitka Gear item that you purchased from a store, please contact the original store to inquire about their individual Returns policy.
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If your product is damaged or requires repair and you would like to find out more about our warranty policy, please visit our Warranty page.
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A. Sitka Gear does offer a Pro Purchase Program for qualified professionals, including Guides, Outfitters, Industry Professionals and Fish and Wildlife Officers. For more information please contact us by sending an email to Outfitters@SitkaGear.com.
A. Yes. Although we proudly support and like to recognize the efforts of every hunter and enthusiast, we do also have a team of sponsored Athletes. To learn more about our athletes, view each of their profiles here: http://stk.imagicom.com/insight/athletes
A. Our Sitka Athlete roster is currently full, but if you would like to touch base with us please feel free to send an email to Info@SitkaGear.com and we will forward it along as appropriate. As well, we love to hear stories from the field and are constantly looking to post customer stories to our blog. Submit your stories here: http://stk.imagicom.com/insight/tribe-stories
A. Sitka Gear is continuing to expand and is glad to hear of your interest in becoming a Sitka Gear retailer. Please email your contact information to Dealers@SitkaGear.com and a sales representative will follow up with you as soon as possible.