That Sharon Stone picture surely makes it harder (pun intended).
I was always under the impression most guys can cross their legs like in the picture (maybe a bit uncomfortable on the goods, but they could do it). I tried to do it today, and wasn’t even close to getting in that position.
Yeah, my thighs rub together so this happens to me reliably.
As to crossing my legs, the answer is sort of. I can get one leg over the other and there is no daylight between them. However, my upper leg is externally rotated at the hip a good amount. Also, my knees aren’t crossed. Maybe that is the dividing line. Can you cross your legs in such a way that your left knee is to the right of your right knee (or vice versa if your other leg is on top)? If that is the criteria, it’s a no from me.
What specific hiking pants do you wear? I have so far found no pants that survive more than a few months. I am open to most styles if they are reasonably comfortable and don’t look completely ridiculous (casual is fine).