Black Diamond designed its Men’s Dawn Patrol LT Climbing Softshell Pant for the minimalist ice or alpine climber or ski mountaineer who values simplicity over a full rack of extras. Schoeller stretch-woven fabric offers unbelievable mobility on the mountain and remains highly breathable for excellent relief when you work up a sweat, and NanoSphere Technology resists snow, wet ice, and 5a. m. base-camp food spills Add in a Recco rescue reflector, and you’ve got a package that’ll let you venture into the backcountry with confidence. The Dawn Patrol’s not done, though. A slim fit keeps it streamlined, and articulated knees let you kick, high-step, and French-technique your way to victory. Black Diamond integrated a drawcord at the cuffs to to keep snow out of your boots, while Keprotec kick patches ensure long-lasting durability that’ll keep you rolling through seasons of sending.