/ Short legs and beer belly sizing
I've had a look at the RAB stretch Neo pants and quite like them. Only problem is that they are made for giraffes, not folk like me - 34" waist; 30" leg - I know shorty with a beer belly. I reckon that the regular leg length for my waist size is 34"! Are the majority of men with 34" waists really 6'2" tall?
I don't think that I am alone with this problem of finding suitable clothing. Does any one know of gear manufacturers who make decent winter over-trousers with short legs?
Try this link - http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/t.php?t=521267&v=1#x7029699
For other things I find Marmot to be really good with sizing..
34" = beer belly? Someone's robbed me of a breweryload of ale.
I think some Berghaus overtrousers come in short, regular and long lengths.
i have some short legged paramo salls you can have
not seen much use yours for £100 the ideal winter trouser :-)
Oh to be a 34''!
...and Oh to have 30'' legs. Some guys have all the luck :o(
I recently bought some American Carhartt jeans for my work. On the web site I bought them from - sierratradingpost.com - they give you the option of selecting your waist and leg sizes. But that's American's for you - totally mental.
I really think UK suppliers just can't be arsed offering choice. Not everyone who walks/climbs is tall and rangy. I demand that the short/stocky/fat/beer-bellid midget freaks out there are catered for too!
But does your bum look big in them?
The Rab guy did say that they were considering at some time in the future making garments with short/long legs. This would be brilliant, but at the same time an obvious thing to do. It's time that clothing manufacturers made clothes for normal people in all our shapes and sizes.
I don't know how to encourage them to do this? A letter campaign? Emails from all of us stumpy, fat bastards; and our distant cousins the tall, skinny giraffe-humans?
And ideas??? Go on a diet, get fit and stop drinking? Hmm... or maybe just pick another hobby that doesn't involve goretex.
Arcetyrx make their over trousers in a range of leg lengths - they're pricey, but fit a lot better than some of the cheaper options.
much more of a beardie wierdy
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