The North Face Chakal Pant – Men’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the The North Face Chakal Pant – Men’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: N/A (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.6 stars 
Expert Rating: N/A stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 51

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Effective at keeping your legs warm and dry.
  • Very warm pants.
  • Cuts the wind out well to promote extra warmth.
  • Fabric feels thin, but many reports of being durable.
  • Plenty of pockets for storage.
  • Relatively lightweight and articulated knee for easy movement.
  • Reports of the color being muted and stylish.

Expert Reviews

  • Venting on the inside of the leg promotes breathability.
  • Pocket is convenient and at an angle for easy use on the thigh.
  • Gator goes over top of your boot to keep snow out.
  • Protection on the inside edge of the pant prevents ripping.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Wets out fast, but doesn’t soak through.
  • Moisture can collect in the pocket flap, getting the pocket damp.
  • Some reports of being too baggy.
  • Some reports of not being true to size and being a little too big.


The North Face Chakal Pant for men is a warm, durable, and relatively lightweight pant that is mobile enough for alpine activities. A few complaints about the outside of the pant wetting out and gathering moisture makes this a potential issue for those who live in wet and snowy climates. However, if you care more about warmth and convenient storage, then this is a good option.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1.