5.11 Traverse Pants

We've spent years searching for the holy grail in warm weather pedal-powered kayaking pants. Finally our search has come to an end - say hello to the Traverse pants. Featuring 4-way stretch water resistant quick dry nylon/spandex blend fabric and built for highly active leg movement with articulated knees and full running gusset, these are the most comfortable pants you'll ever use in a Hobie kayak. Available in black and khaki in a variety of sizes

When seconds count, the Traverse Pant provides the speed, mobility, and utility you need to perform at peak levels. Purpose Built by tactical apparel specialists '5.11' from a 4-way stretch blend of durable nylon and flexible spandex, the Traverse Pant offers enhanced air flow and quick dry characteristics that won't slow you down. A high rise elastic waistband, articulated knees, and a full running gusset from hem to hem offer unmatched agility, and heavy bartacking at major stress points enhances garment strength. Low profile cargo pockets feature integrated magazine retention bands, and secure zipping seat pockets keep accessories secure while you're on the move. Whether you're on a covert op, drilling at the practice range, or on a day hike, these high performance quick dry pants offer unprecedented functionality, speed, and durability. 


  • Tough, agile, comfortable
  • Moisture wicking, quick drying
  • Water repellant
  • Roomy Cordura lined cargo pockets
  • Integrated magazine retention bands
  • Secure zip rear pockets
  • Contoured elastic waistband 


  • Nylon/spandex 4-way stretch fabric
  • Full running gusset
  • Articulated knees
  • YKK® locking zippers
  • Reinforced hem kickplate
  • Heavy bartacking at major stress points


  • Khaki
  • Black


  • Waist: 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 *Note: Waist sizes seem to be fairly accurate, though because the fabric is a little stretchy there is a small margin for error
  • Leg Length: 32, 34, 36 *Note: Leg length leans a little towards the long side (ie: not ankle freezers). Length of 32" will suit most users

Traverse pants front Traverse Pants rear