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Ferrosi 7in Short - Men's

4.404761904761905 out of 5 stars
42 Reviews
Current price: $51.32 Original price: $78.95
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Color:Caramel

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Why We Like The Ferrosi 7in Short

The Ferrosi 7in short is a tried-and-true short with a performance we can rely on for multi-sport adventures. It's soft, strong, stretchy, free-flowing, and ready for practically anything we throw its way. And yeah, if that includes getting wet, its fast-drying fabric is ready for that too.


Details

  • Light and comfortable short for all your adventures
  • Synthetic fabric is quick-wicking, fast-drying, and breathable
  • Movement-mirroring stretch doesn't restrict long heel hooks
  • Wind- and water-resistant face helps protect in alpine zones
  • Abrasion-resistant design means it won't tear on passing branches
  • UPF 50+ protects from the sun when out paddling
  • Item #ODRZ8NR
Material
46% recycled nylon, 40% nylon, 15% spandex, DWR finish
Fit
regular
Length
mid-thigh
Inseam
7in
Pockets
2 drop-in hand, 2 drop-in rear, 1 zippered thigh
Waist
integrated belt
UPF Rating
50+
Claimed Weight
8.2oz
Activity
hiking, climbing, running, paddling, casual
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

Overall Rating

4.5 based on 42 ratings

Review Summary

1 Stars - 0 reviews
2 Stars - 2 reviews
3 Stars - 6 reviews
4 Stars - 7 reviews
5 Stars - 27 reviews

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5 out of 5 stars

April 24, 2024

Great color (great butt)

Flattering. Stretchy. Fantastic color. Dry quickly. Zippered pockets make them great for canoeing. No notes.

Emily
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

4 out of 5 stars

April 17, 2024

Great shorts, belt could be improved

I love the Ferrosi material and the general fit of the shorts. However, the belt could be shortened a bit, as right now to fit my waist (I have a pair of 30in waist Ferrosi pants that fit pretty well) I have to pull the belt pretty far so a sizable amount dangles, and because the other end of the belt is fixed to the waistband, the belt sort of pinches the waistband fabric when I pull it tight enough to be more effective than the elastic of the waistband itself. Overall, a super minor complaint for some nice shorts.

Jeff
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

5 out of 5 stars

March 19, 2024

New favorite shorts

I discovered ferrosi pants this winter and instantly fell in love with the comfort/stretch, durability, breathability and simultaneous wind resistance, even the fit is pretty good for my XL body. I had a good feeling the shorts would deliver the same experience, and I am pleased to find that they are just as great as the pants led me to believe they would be. Simple, effective belt. Ferrosi fabric, zippered leg pocket. Perfect shorts! Definitely going to be getting more colors for this summer.

Andy
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

5 out of 5 stars

January 29, 2024

Comfy and cool

Very lightweight shorts in a cool color. Built in belt is nice. Comfy and easy to wear

Kevin
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

5 out of 5 stars

January 19, 2024

Men's Ferrosi Shorts - 7" Inseam

Amazing shorts!! Fit, function and form!!! Already dual use in the Atlantic Ocean and Florida Bay for hiking, diving, camping and fishing !!! Super light weight, wicks water incredibly fast and comfortable in warm humid weather!! Will be buying more pairs of these and by far the best shorts I have owned above Patagonia, North Face etc....

Mark
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

2 out of 5 stars

September 24, 2023

Color not as appeared on website

Nice pair of shorts. However, I wanted the vivid orange that was on website. The pair that arrived was definitely not that orange. Disappointed I have to pay for return shipping on shorts that are not as advertised.

Jeffrey B
Backcountry.com

Originally reviewed on Backcountry.com

5 out of 5 stars

September 12, 2023

My Go-To Climbing Shorts

Love the fabric used - light yet durable. Not hot. Love the zippered pocket for my phone on rock climbs. My go-to shorts for hot climbing days or hikes. Would recommend.

Kyle
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

5 out of 5 stars

August 29, 2023

Great shorts all around!

[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] They fit great, are super breathable and water resistant. I love the look of the 7" inseam. I highly recommend these.

Connor
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

5 out of 5 stars

August 16, 2023

Solid adventure shorts

[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] They dry quick, are a little stretchy, and you can wear them without a belt! Very good equivalent to the ferrosi pant which is my every day pant for everything.

Mars
outdoorresearch.com

Originally reviewed on outdoorresearch.com

5 out of 5 stars

August 12, 2023

Best shorts ever!!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

I am OBSESSED with these shorts! I’m a female-bodied person but bought these because the women’s version are only 5 inches, and i have thighs that rub together when I walk, so that wasn’t going to cut it and I got these instead. And WOW I have no regrets!! The length is perfect, and the pockets are super deep, I love that there are butt pockets and a cargo pocket too! The belt is awesome and adjusts easily to accommodate my cyclical daily IBS bloating, so they fit and are comfortable all the time. My only complaint is that the webbing slips out of the buckle pretty easily when I’m pulling them over my hips, and I’ve almost lost the webbing into the waistband, but I’ve started clipping it at the max width when I take them off which is wide enough for me to ge them off and I don’t have to worry about the belt slipping out. The purple color is also super cute and I will definitely be coming back for more of these!

Serena L
Backcountry.com

Originally reviewed on Backcountry.com