KÜHL Renegade Krux 3/4 Short - Men's

You Wild Man, You.

Built for hiking, travel, or climbing, the Kuhl Men's Renegade Krux Shorts provide unimpeded mobility and coverage as you tackle sidewalks, tough climbs, or mellow trails alike. The Renegade is fashioned with Kuhl's two-way stretch Tufflex material, which dries quickly but also features a DWR treatment to fend off light moisture or precipitation. The waistband is lined with a soft chamois for a comfortable fit and feel, while the 50 UPF rating provides subtle protection from the sun's harmful rays.

  • Leave no trail, sidewalk, or climb untackled with these shorts
  • Two-way stretch fabric is water-resistant and durable
  • 50 UPF rating provides subtle protection from the sun
  • Articulated knees boost mobility
  • Reviews
  • Q & A


  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: XL

so I've had some issues with Kuhl on and off due that their sizing and molds for shorts and pants tend to vary from time to time. I'm usually and XL and have had great track record with not destroying them given the absolute horrible things i put them through, from work pants, to riding pants, hiking shorts you name it. These however provide the perfect amount of stretchy and comfortable awesomeness, they finally fit true to size and so far look awesome, they have a metric load of pockets which is all in all super handy... 7/7 would recommend anyday. worth saying i bought 4 pairs in diff colors

Justin R. is the man !

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: 34

This review is on Backcountry. com rather than the krux short.
Backcountry.com has become my go to gear shop due to their outstanding customer service ! Within an hour of placing my order, I received a call from costumer service Rep Justin R. , who was making sure my order was in order. (Pun intended) Justin was very positive and helpful in making sure my dealings with backcountry.com was a pleasant one.
I have never experienced this level of customer support in my life !
But wait ! It gets better ! Justin actually apologized because my order was not supposed to arrive until the following Monday since I was ordering late Thursday.
To my surprise, my order arrived on Saturday, a full two days ahead of schedule ! To top it off, backcountry even tossed in a $35 gift card for hellofresh !
Thank you backcountry.com !
Thank you Justin R. !
You guys keep this up and you'll have a customer for life !
To any of you skeptics out there, just buy something from these guys and you'll see what I'm talking about.

What the Krux ?!

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: 34

I have two pair of the older krux 3/4 shorts that I absolutely love so when my oldest pair ripped, I immediately ordered another pair, not realizing Kuhl had discontinued the krux short. When my new renegade krux 3/4 shorts arrived, I noticed right away a difference in material texture so I checked the label and sure enough, the renegade krux is mostly a nylon material whereas the older krux has more cotton blend. The new shorts
are pretty much identical to the old in appearance and fit, comfortable as all get out too. I just hope the materials selection is due to durability and not a cost cutting measure. Time will tell and I'll write a follow up review once I get some serious miles on these shorts.

Awesome shorts

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: 34

This is my 2nd pair of Kuhl shorts and they rock. I really am liking the 3/4 length although I'm 6'1" and got the 34" waist. They were perfect for me and my long(er) legs but could see shorter people possibly having an issue. My only 2 comments are as follows... the Velcro that holds the back pocket is super sticky and it can be interesting to get my wallet in and out of these shorts.. .that being said.. I like the added security so don't change anything there. My other comment is I find the front pockets to always spill my change out and down my seat when I'm driving my truck. I nice mod/change would be to stitch in a catch seam so this doesn't happen... the change literally just flows out of my pocket when I'm sitting down (but only in my truck). No problems when sitting on normal chairs/stuff. My other Kuhl shorts did this as well. Still give them a 5 star and highly recommend.

These are a 5 Star

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: 38

Light material. These are great for those with long thighs. Great construction with suit pant second latch at the fly. Well thought out pockets with zipper pockets for valuables, cell phone pocket as well. Fit was spot on. I've already ordered a second pair I like them so much. Own lots of brands but these shorts in particular made me a fan of Kuhl.

These puppies are looooong!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: 40

Kuhl has long been one of my favorite clothing companies, so I was disappointed when I found out that they were discontinuing the Krux.

They have provided a good replacement, however, with the introduction of the Krux-length Renegade, based on their ever popular Renegade shorts.

While the regular Renegade shorts have a 12-inch inseam, these have a 16-inch inseam; long enough to cover the knees, but still short and comfortable enough to wear mid-summer when temperatures are high.

Hey Steven, great eye! Glad you were able to hunt these down as the replacement for trusty Krux shorts. We have since added that "3/4" designation to our title to help more people find these who are after that elusive over-the-knee length. Same great concept, merged with the very popular fit and design of their Renegade line of shorts and pants. Cheers.