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Price $28.00 at Amazon$47.99 at Amazon$74.25 at Backcountry
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$55.00 at REI
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Pros Anti-odor, moisture wicking, quick dryingComfortable, breathable, versatileUltralight, versatile, stylishAffordable, water resistant, breathableLightweight, water resistant, versatile
Cons Expensive, runs large, not ideal for inclineStretches out, wrinkles easilyLack of stretch in waistband, not as comfortableUnnecessary belt, small cargo pocketsRuns big, abrasive waistband
Bottom Line Travel-inspired and practical, the fit is nonetheless a bit offPure comfort and very versatile, our only minor complaint involves the stretchy fitTechy and ultralight, but the waistband doesn't stretch wellFunctional and light activewear for a great priceA fun summer short for casual endeavors
Rating Categories Sol Cool Nomad Short Prana Revenna Arc'teryx Sabria Sandy River Cargo Baggies 5"
Comfort And Mobility (35%)
5
9
7
8
6
Venting And Breathability (20%)
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9
9
Versatility (15%)
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Water Resistance (15%)
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Features (15%)
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Specs Sol Cool Nomad Short Prana Revenna Arc'teryx Sabria Sandy River Cargo Baggies 5"
Weight (in oz) 4.9 oz 5.2 oz 4.4 oz 5.1 oz 5.2 oz
Material 100% nylon 95% Nylon, 5% Spandex Fortius DW 1.0 (87% nylon, 13% elastane) OMNI SHADE 100% nylon Perfecta Plus II 100% nylon (92% recycled)
Water Resistance Sol Cool Jade quick-dry DWR treatment Minimal Perfecta Plus II quick-dry DWR coating
Sizing (waist, length options) 2 - 16 0 - 14, 5" or 7" inseam 00 - 14, 8.75" inseam XS - XL XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL
Sun Protection Yes, UPF 50 Yes, UPF 50 No Yes, UPF 30 No
Convertible, or option available? No No No No No
Pockets 5 4 2 4 2
Waist Strap/Fasten Two metal snaps and zipper fly Two metal snaps, zipper fly, internal drawstring Elastic waistband, internal drawstring Elastic waistband with plastic snap and zipper fly, optional belt Elastic waistband with drawstring
Other Features SILVADUR coating in fabric activates silver ions to reduce odor, zip stash pockets, tricot-lined waistband, belt loops Ripstop fabric, one pocket with zipper, belt loops Gussetted crotch, pockets on thigh with zippers and mesh Zip cargo stash-pocket, quick-dry nylon fabric Fair Trade Certified sewing
Warranty One Year Warranty One Year Warranty Limited Warranty One Year Good Faith Guarantee Ironclad Guarantee
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