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Editors' Choice Award
These practical shorts kept us comfortable on a variety of adventures
Top Pick Award
These shorts are lightweight, comfortable, and versatile
Top Pick Award
A pair of shorts that you can wear in town and on trail in equal measure
Quick-drying, breathable, and lightweight shorts with a zippered cargo pocket
Tough shorts that can stand up to a long trek
Best Buy Award
A lightweight yet durable pair of shorts that won't break the bank
Shorts that are geared for trail-running and hot weather, sporting a design that mimics another pair we like better for the same purposes
An inexpensive pair that is best on flat terrain
A pair with the soul of casual wear and a veneer of practicality
This lightweight pair of shorts needs just a little bit of refinement
We like these shorts quite a bit; we just wouldn't opt to go hiking in them
This pair can hold a lot but needs some refinement to make it into the top tier

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