When we talk about warm weather hunting we immediately think of hunting clothing that is lightweight and breathable. This is certainly true when we look for warm and hot weather hunting pants.

The problem is, when you buy hunting pants you’re also trying to protect the legs from undergrowth and rough terrain.

So in warm conditions you’ll need pants that perform multiple roles.

Fortunately, hunting clothing manufacturers have come to the party and have catered very well to all conditions including early-season and warm climate.

All of the pants presented on this page are hunting pants so they are designed to:

  • be comfortable
  • offer freedom of movement
  • be quiet
  • be durable
  • be breathable

Most, if not all, will also offer some degree of:

  • scent control
  • UV protection
  • fit options for tall hunters

You may not find hunting pants that meet every one of the points above to the extent that you need, but you should certainly be able to tick off a majority of them.

We have provided a comparison list of leading hunting pants with available sizes, color pattern options and the manufacturer’s recommended selling price to give you an indication of what you can expect to pay for each item.

Comparison List of Warm Weather Hunting Pants

Make / Model


Camo / Colors




First Lite Cipher, Specter, Fusion, Dry Earth, Conifer, Ash Grey




Dark Olive, Dark Grey, Sand, Light Olive




XK7, Dark Khaki, Desert Shadow, Bark, Charcoal, Mountain Shadow, Realtree Edge



33” (Reg)
35” (Tall)

Highlander, Mandrake, Typhon, Dark Charcoal, Obskura Transitional



33” (Reg)
35” (Tall)






Reg (34”)

Short (31”)

Tall (37”)

Vias, Verde, Valo, Bourbon, Gunmetal, Khaki, Loden, Major Brown, Stone




Obsession, Bottomland, Break-Up Country, Greenleaf, Country DNA




Coyote, Pewter, Black, Mushroom, Loden





Reg (32”)

Tall (34”)

Strata, Realtree Edge, Realtree Excape, Mossy Oak Terra Gila,
Mossy Oak New Bottomland, Mossy Oak DNA


30-44 (Reg)
32-38 (Tall)

33” (32)
34” (33-35)
34.5” (36-38)

Elevated II


Description of Warm Weather Hunting Pants

Featured below are more comprehensive reviews of the features of each of the listed hunting pants from above.

Each of these brief hunting pants reviews aims to provide you with extra information that is not otherwise immediately apparent in the summary list such as special unique features.

It should also help you in working out which would prove to offer you the greatest value in terms of effectiveness, comfort and performance.

First Lite Obsidian Merino Pants

The Obsidian Merino pants are a multi-season choice that can be worn in 100 degree heat right on out to the late season.

It uses a merino / nylon blend fabric to provide a high level of comfort due to the stretch and give in the weave that moves with the body as you move.

The merino wool helps odor suppression and adds to the durability of the garment.

The pants come with detachable suspenders to help with the fit and all-around comfort.

The sizing of the pants covers Small to XXLarge with tall sizes also available. The waist size ranges from 30-46” and the inseam is 32” for regular sizes and 35” for the tall.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the First Lite website.

Fjallraven Abisko Lite Pants

These trekking pants are lightweight and comfortable and make outstanding hunting trousers for warmer conditions.

The well ventilated 65% polyester, 35% cotton blend stretch fabric made from 4-way stretch material and G-1000 Lite allows for easy movement that will suit the mobile hunter who needs to quickly get into tough positions.

These pants are reinforced in strategic areas such as the leg endings and the inside of the lower legs to counter the possibility of abrasion from hunting boot wear.

The pant waist sizing ranges from 27 to 42 with a range of inseam options in short, regular and long lengths. The long inseam runs to 33” (sizes 27-31), then 34” (sizes 32-34), then 35” (sizes 36-39) and finally 36” (sizes 40-42).

Find out more about the company and the full range of products by visiting the Fjallraven website.

King’s XKG Ridge Pants

The XKG Ridge is another high performance pant that features four-way stretch polyester with a 10% Spandex blend for greater flexibility.

It has a streamlined cut with articulated knees for better freedom of movement. The fabric has been given treatment to keep it water and blood resistant.

It has plenty of pockets located fore and aft with reinforcing included to hold a knife plus flaps to keep everything safe and secure.

The sizing caters to the tallest hunters as well as standard sizes with a waist size range of 30 to 44 inches and inseam lengths ranging from 34 to 37 inches.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the King’s website.

Kryptek Alaios Pants

The Alaios pants are created for the mobile hunter in the mild to hot days of early spring. They offer mobility and comfort in back country scenarios where physical exertion is assured.

The material is a 4-way stretch combination of 90% polyester and 10% Elastane for plenty of movement in a comfortable design.

A zippered thigh vent provides ventilation and the quick-dry moisture wicking fabric is breathable and lightweight.

The pants come in waist sizes starting at 27” and topping out at 47”. Inseam options for length are 33” for the regular and 35” for tall.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the Kryptek website.

Kryptek Tora Pants

The Tora pants are a lightweight combination of 65% Nylon, 26% Micro Nylon to keep them amazingly silent as you move through any type of brush and 9% elastane for greater comfort.

This fabric is Schoeller-dryskin, a breathable abrasion resistant fabric treated with Schoeller’s DWR NanoSphere to provide a high level of water resistance.

The cut of the pants is shaped anatomically for ease of movement and the abrasion resistant exterior means you won’t be inhibited by undergrowth.

Performance features include internal knee pads and zippered vented side pockets. As well, the pants are suspender compatible.

The pants come in waist sizes starting at 27” and topping out at 47”. Inseam options for length are 33” for the regular and 35” for tall.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the Kryptek website.

Kuiu Tiburon Pants

It will be hard to find a pair of lightweight warm weather hunting pants than the Tiburon pants.

As well as being lightweight they feature hip vents as well as the Dot Air Technology which is manufactured small holes placed in the fabric in a grid pattern to provide even greater breathability.

The pants are treated with Kuiu’s DWR (Durable Water Repellent) to bead and resist water from penetrating the outer layer.

These pants have been met with almost universal approval as the best choice for hunting in warm to hot conditions due to their tremendous breathability. They also stack up really well in terms of comfort and fit.

The pants are available in waist sizes ranging from 30 to 42 inches and offer inseam length choices of 31” (sizes 30-38), 34” (sizes 30-42) and 37” (sizes 34-42). A 28 inch waist size offers inseam lengths of 29” or 31”.

Find out more about the company and the full range of products available by visiting the Kuiu website.

Mossy Oak Tibbee Flex Pants

These pants are made from a lightweight 92% polyester / 8% elastane stretch material to provide movement and a comfortable fit.

The notable quality of the fabric is its breathability, using Hydroplex Cooling Technology. Added to that is the moisture wicking capability built in to remove moisture away from the body to enhance the cooling process.

The mobile hunter who does a lot of bending a stretching as they get themselves into position will appreciate the freedom these pants give them.

The 6 pockets located at strategic points gives you lots of storage space for accessories.

The sizing of the pants runs from Small (28-30”) to 3XL (48-50”) and the length is a standard 32” inseam.

Find out more about the company and the full range of products available by visiting the Mossy Oak website.

Outdoor Research Ferossi Pants

The Ferossi is a high performing hunting and hiking pant, one that is praised highly by a majority of hunters looking for the most comfortable warm weather pants possible.

It uses a versatile softshell stretch fabric that moves easily to allows you to make any type of rigorous movements without restriction or interruption.

The pants are an 86% nylon, 14% spandex 90D stretch woven ripstop fabric and are breathable, DWR treated and lightweight. All of this makes them abrasion resistant and conducive to great range of movement.

They have a UPF 50+ UV rating making them perfect for those warmer sunny days making these among the best summer hunting pants available.

As well as the usual side and back pockets there is also a zip thigh pocket for additional storage.

The sizing of the pants starts at a waist range of 28” to 38” with inseam choices of 30”, 32” or 34” across all sizes.

The Ferossi pants are also available in women’s sizes.

Find out more about the company and the full range of available products by visiting the Outdoor Research website.

Scentlok Savanna Aero Crosshair Pants

The Savanna Aero Crosshair hunting pants are a lightweight textured polyester fabric to perform strongly in the field without overheating.

There is an inner thigh gusset and articulated knees to keep things comfortable and to allow full range of movement.

The fabric is moisture wicking to draw sweat away to keep you from becoming overly sweaty.

Being a Scentlok product, of course the pants are treated with ScentLok’s Carbon Alloy technology to contain odor, trapping it until the next time you wash your clothes.

There are 6 pockets located around the pants to provide ample storage options.

The sizing starts at S (28-30) and tops out at 3XL (48-50). All of the standard sizes offer an inseam length of 32”. There are two tall size options, LT (36-38) and XT (40-42), both with an inseam length of 34”.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the Scentlok website.

Sitka Early Season Whitetail Pants

The ESW range of hunting clothes from Sitka Gear have become a popular line for hunters who are looking for summer hunting pants and tops.

These are 100% polyester fabric pants that sit comfortably on the body to provide freedom of movement due to their four-way stretch.

They feature mesh ventilation at strategic spots to keep you cool.

The pants are treated with Polygiene Odor Control Technology to neutralize sweat odors.

The pants come in waist sizes starting at 30” and topping out at 44”. Inseam options for length are 33” (size 32), 34” (sizes 33-35) and 34.5” (sizes 36-38).

Find out more about the company and the full range of products available by visiting the Sitka Gear website.

When the weather is warm you need to make the most of it and, by the end of the day, be satisfied with the chance to enjoy the great outdoors.

Well-ventilated, highly flexible pants that complement the movements of your body and protect you against sharp undergrowth as well as help keep you undetected will play a big part in completing that enjoyment.

If you're looking for more options that may be used in warmer conditions check out our analysis of the best early season hunting pants.

If you’re on your way home and realize you barely even noticed the hot weather you will be stoked to know that you have the right mix of form, function and fit in your pant selection.

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