14-Pocket Expedition Poplin Cargo Trousers

Cargo trousers are a must-have item in every man's wardrobe.


Soft, strong, and breathable, yet—at 6.2 oz.—one-third lighter than the weight of our chino fabric, Expedition 100% cotton poplin holds up to your outdoor adventures whilst keeping you cooler and more comfortable than any other trousers of their kind. 14 pockets keep just about all you need on hand for a day on the trail. Elastic sides and adjustable straps for an extremely comfortable fit. Reverse pleat front. Pure cotton. Washable. 100% cotton. Washable.
Even waist sizes: 30-46; finished up to 35" or 34" with turn-ups, at no extra charge.


Overall: 4.7/5 starsShow Rating Distribution 4.7 / 5 based on 149 reviews

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143 of 149 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

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    Just what I was looking for - 8/5/2014
    By: from Port Townsend, WA

    Fit is true to size, weight is adequate for cool summers.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    An Excellent Purchase! - 8/5/2014
    By: from Boone, NC

    These are the first cargo pants I have purchased from Orvis and I could not be more satisfied. They fit as I had hoped they would and with the expansion tabs, can accommodate bulky shirts stuffed into the pants and my ever changing waist line. They came out well from the wash and are becoming more comfortable to wear with each washing. The number of pockets is a real bonus. I highly recommend these cargo pants.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    A perfect pant for south carlonia - 8/1/2014
    By: from South carlonia

    These pants look and wear great. On a 90.degree day they were just the right weight to keep you cool. The fit was right on and felt great.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Look no further! - 7/23/2014
    By: from Bainbridge Island

    Fabulous go (almost) anywhere pants. Superb quality. Roomy but NOT baggy. An excellent investment --- adjustable waistband lengthens time pants can be worn (& lowers cost per wearing). Good range of colors. Neat Velcro pocket hidden behind largest pocket. PS Looks great with Orvis Bush shirt (also great quality).

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Good Anywhere Anytime - 7/15/2014

    These are basically all year round pants. I wear them in Alaska and Oklahoma. The fit is very good and they look sharp. Plenty of pockets for fishing, or just knocking around. I even wear them to dinner when traveling. Less to pack because they are so versatile..

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Just What I Was Looking For - 7/11/2014

    These cargo pants were exactly what I was looking for. They look great and the fit was perfect. I like the lighter weight for spring and summer wear. The extra stretch in the waistband also gives them added comfort. All in all I highly recommend these pants.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5


    Great fit and style. Fabric weight is what I was interested in since I will be on Safari in Africa and it is very cool at this time of year. They are not too heavy but at a medium weight fabric allowing for ease of movement yet not too thin in weight. Most pants are of a very light fabric.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Great Pants! - 6/27/2014
    By: from Springfield, MO

    I have been very pleased with the quality and comfort of these pants! AND all the pockets are a great asset for the travels I am planning.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    first rate - 6/26/2014
    By: from Glasgow
    Top 500 Contributor

    third pair of these I've bought. Back to Switzerland this year and these trousers will be excellent as always for walking the mountains and meadows. The perfect mix of comfort style and practicality. I'm a pocket man and really need these trousers!

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Top Notch, Infinite Trim Pocket, Cargos - 6/24/2014
    By: from Texas

    I shop primarily online for clothes and have tried cargo pants from several vendors over the past few years. The sizing on Orvis matches other's (these cargo pants have a flexible waist that, while not needed for me, helps when wearing multiple layers). The flex part is well built and obscured from view. These are lighter weight than other cargo's I have worn in the past but the seams are stitched stronger and there are more, but uncluttered and concealed, pockets. I ordered 2 more pairs after trying on the first pair.

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Bush Poplin

Cool, crisp cotton fabric that holds up under pressure

You'll enjoy the casual comfort and style of our men's cotton drawstring trousers.Bush Poplin is a microcanvas, consisting of yarns half the thickness often used in its beefier cousin, Orvis Rhinohide, yet nearly equal in it's durability. Bush Polin is a light and soft natural fabric able to withstand years of wear and washings, yet remains crisp and neat.

Great for Warm Weather Wear

Each yarn of Bush Poplin is composed of several fibers twisted tightly together, resulting in a fabric that is abrasion- resistant, yet feels cool and relatively weightless on the body. Maximizing cotton's natural advantages, the basic microcanvas weave consists of a balanced, interlocking pattern of mid-weight yarns on the warp (vertical weave) and slightly slimmer yarns on the weft (horizontal weave). This weave maximizes yarn strength while allowing for a considerable measure of breathability. You'll never feel stifled, even in the most wilting tropical heat.

The Traditional Safari Attire for Your World Adventures

Cotton poplin was the preferred fabric used by British colonists when on safari. Our collection offers the timeless and classic style of this traditional attire. Testament to poplin's versatile, rugged characteristics, it comprised the bulk of the fabrics used on all fronts during World War II. For the U.S. military, poplin fabrics struck the best balance between comfort, durability and crisp uniformity, holding up well to extensive field abuse and thousands of industrial-strength washings yet still presenting well in review. A 5-oz. cotton microcanvas, Bush Poplin is known for its comfort in warmer conditions, exceptional travel-worthiness, and durability.

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