Berghaus Distance

An excellent fit at the waist and in the leg, although there’s no elastic in the waist, so they lose on versatility here. The fabric is soft and comfortable. A perfect weight for UK hillwalking – warm enough for cooler weather but not over the top in the middle of summer.


Colours: Grey squirrel, covert, coal
Sizes: 30-34in waist; 30, 32 and 34in inside leg
Fabric: Breccia nylon
Main features: Six pockets including two cargos and concealed zipped security pocket, no inner leg seams, drawcord hems, UPF 30
Women’s version: Yes
Contact: 0191 516 5700,

Verdict: Tough, functional walking trousers that are man enough to handle most conditions and offer the extra versatility of zip-off legs when needed. Good value for money, too.


First published in Country Walking magazine, April 2008