Rated 1 out of 5
by WesJG Cheap fabric
I'm about to return a 2nd pair of these pants for the same reason, the fabric own the seat ripped through. Imagine my embarrass when I bend to look at a lower shelf only to have a 5 inch tear appear on my backside. The fabric of these pants is completely inadequate. Do not buy these pants, they aren't worth it.
It's too bad because I like the style of the pants and fit. I won't buy another pair, returning 2 pair for the same reason is 2 pairs to many.
November 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by JosephFS53 Excellent Wearability
Rugged and comfortable with lots of pockets for travel storage including two zipped front pockets.....material is good looking and can substitute for wear-everywhere blue jeans....
October 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by MrBeanJeans Color Fades, Fabric wears poorly, Great Design
I just bought a new pair of Allagash cargo pants, so I can't be too unhappy with them. I think they are, by far, one of the best designed cargo pants that I have ever owned. I like that the cargo flaps button down because this keeps them from getting too wrinkled, plus many other design features. However, there are some real issues with these pants. The color fades very quickly such that it is barely recognizable after a few months. Also, after a year of wear, the fabric is tearing in the front of the thighs (I am not heavy, nor am I hard on my clothes). These tears just seem to show up, and are not because of extra force, etc. Also, the fabric is threadbare in certain areas and the cuffs are frayed. My suggestion is to keep the design but ditch the fabric and use a colorfast dye.
October 16, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 Ripped Seat
I've had these pants about a year and a half. I only wear them in the colder months as I wear short pants whenever possible. I probably have not worn these pants more than a couple dozen times. I put them on today as the temps were in the 40's. I bent down to pick up my cat and the pants ripped in the seat at the bottom of the left rear pocket where the stitching turns the corner. The pants are not tight on me at all and I need a belt to keep them up. The material is too thin to hold up. I would not buy these again. For the price you'd think they'd last much longer.
September 30, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by merrick ZIPPER ISSUE
I read the reviews and can't believe nobody has mentioned the zipper on these pants. I loved the pants otherwise but the zipper is a big problem, or maybe I should call it a little problem. The zipper on the pair I bought is 6 1/4" long, which makes them over an inch shorter of what is normally on a man's pair of pants. I don't know what someone was thinking putting in such a short zipper. Might not be an issue for a 5' person, but at 6', 240 pounds and wearing 42" waist pants, the zipper was close to useless. Had to send them back.
September 4, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Pobert58 Almost perfect
These pants are lightweight yet sturdy and dry quickly for cotton pants. I work in agriculture on the Texas High Plains and appreciate cool but durable clothing. The fabric is tough but not heavy and can take abuse. The sizing is right on. The cargo pockets are well made and durable and the fact that they button closed (rather than velcro) means they stay closed until I want them open. The only three demerits I can give are easily corrected by LL Bean. The first is that there should be 7 belt loops rather than the 5 provided. The loops seem to accommodate a 2-inch belt, but are a bit "loose" for a 1.5 inch belt. Who wears a 2-inch belt with field pants? The final improvement would be to make the zippered pockets close when down rather than open when down. Gravity is constantly pulling the zippers open, so what is the use of having a zipper if it is never closed? Overall these are excellent field pants and I will buy some more.
August 16, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Teacher1941 Change made matters worse
The slanted button holes are an earlier version of these cargo pants required practice and nimble fingers, but the new horizontal arrangement is not so forgiving. If 'we' must forgo an easy button-through arrangement, at least restore the slanted button holes. Other than that, the pants do the job.
July 29, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by WesternMassOutdoors Lost potential due to quality
These should be the perfect cargo pants -- rugged looks and plenty of pockets with textured rip-stop fabric that gives you a little breathing room to wear them when the weather starts to warm up.
I tried twice to like these pants but the quality issues really bogged me down. The front button should probably be replaced with a dungaree button as I had the plastic one snap (literally snap) after a couple wears.
Both pairs teared at a pock stitch within the first 6 times I wore them, the first at the cargo pocket after wearing 6 times, the second on the third wear on the back pocket. Nothing even in the pockets both times, didn't catch on anything.
Please improve the quality... these should be awesome.
July 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by jrb3 Just what I was looking for
I like these pants a lot - they are just what I was looking for. I bought a pair in each of the two colors. I like their weight and construction, and the pockets are accessible and handy without looking gimmicky. I got these to wear while hiking so that I could carry a few more things than usual, and they are just right.
June 15, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Tatshenshini Comfortable Fit Well Made
I like these pants, well made as you would expect from LLBean, Natural Fit is comfortable and sizes were correct. One design item related to the pocket closure nearly made me return these pants however, my partner will make the alterations - otherwise would be 5 star.
June 7, 2015