"As a commercial
and editorial photographer, my work takes me to a variety of locations and
climates. I have long been a fan of Mountain Khakis products, and with
the launch of the Snake River line, I believe that they have now created the
ideal pants for photographers. Sure, I know they were designed for
outdoor pursuits like fly fishing, hiking, and just generally being outdoors,
but those are also the perfect proving ground for developing an excellent
product for photographers using these pants in various climates. With
secure zippered pockets for spare batteries, memory cards and other
accessories, I can travel to a shoot with much less “baggage” and have my
essential gear with me at all times. The thigh pocket is the perfect size
for a light meter or an iPhone, and the light weight/quick drying build of
these pants is ideal for photographers capturing the perfect shot of a subject
on the river, hiking trail, or in a studio. I have been using these pants
across the past month, and I have been really impressed with this new line from
Mountain Khakis. I will continue to test them across the summer, but my
early read is that Mountain Khakis has created a winner in these pants."
“I recently bought a pair of the M's Lake Lodge Twill
pants. I use them primarily for rock climbing when the weather is a little too
chilly for shorts. I wanted to say that while this is probably not their
intended use, they are the best pants I have ever found for the job. It’s very
hard to find a pair of pants that can hold up to the abuse of climbing, but
also have that little bit of stretch for unrestricted movement. Thanks so much for
the great pair of pants, and keep up the good work. You now have another dedicated
follower, and I will continue to recommend your pants to all of my friends.”
Check out the recent Central Western Daily article featuring American Tom Sadler, who will speak at the Fishes for Fish Habitat Forum this week - Tom is wearing MKs! Click here to read the entire article and to see the picture.
Read the great Lake Lodge Twill Pant review below from National Outdoors or click here for the full review:
I’ve reviewed five other pairs of Mountain Khakis pants and I find myself wearing the Lake Lodge Twill the most. They've become my go to pant for work and hanging out. The Lake Lodge Twill pants look good in the office, work good in the field, and feel good while sitting on the couch.
The Lake Lodge Twill pants features a special blend of 6.3 ounce cotton twill with 2% lycra. This makes them lightweight and offers some give while you're moving. Like all Mountain Khakis pants, all seams are triple stitched. There are two deep pockets on the front of the pants. The right side pocket has a smaller hidden pocket behind it.
I often look overdressed because I wear these pants while hanging out around the house. Sure they look dressy, but they are as comfortable as pajamas.
The Pocket Loop adds style to the pant. Notice the extra stitching around the pocket. I was able to jam a pair of leather gloves and a winter hat in each pocket while I was working in the yard. As you can see the pockets held up.
Here you can see the size of the pockets and the bias tape around the waist. The action gusseted crotch allows a wider range of motion than a traditional khaki dress pant. I was able to climb a ladder, jump into the back of by truck and bend over and pick up rocks, without worrying about ripping out the seams of the pant. These pants tend to wrinkle after washing. I just go with the wrinkled look, but if you're wearing these in a more professional setting, you may want to iron or dry clean them.
The Lake Lodge Twill pants do it all! Mountain Khakis motto is, "Built for the Mountain Life." The Lake Lodge Twill pants truly are built for the mountain lifestyle. You can work (desk job), or work (field job), or play, or hangout, or just live in these pants.