Full-rise, quick-dry undies for long backcountry trips.
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You're planning a long backpack trip and would like a pair of wicking, quick-drying undies that can go a few days without offending your tent partners. Turn to the Ex Officio Women's Give-N-Go Full-Cut Briefs. Not into up-the-butt thongs or the low rise fit? No problem?the Give-N-Go Briefs have a full cut that covers your buns and hips. Nylon and spandex fabric air-dries quickly so you can wash as you go, while an odor-resistant finish helps block sweaty smells.
So they have cotton crotches?
sorry but these do not have any cotton
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I invested in buying all Ex-officio underwear - over the past 3 years - both these and the "boy short" - I purchased about 16 of them, in many colors - both those shown here and others that have since been discontinued.
They are extremely comfortable and stay dry, as well as drying fast - overnight - when hand washed.
However, I have found that these just don't do very well over a longer period of time being washed in a home washing machine, even on delicate cycle - (the upright kind of washer, not the new High Efficiency kind) - and then being placed in a full-heat dryer, with the rest of my underthings. I've had to replace them as they faded and became stretched out from the washing/drying process.
I think these are well made, but the "technical" fabric is just not up to every-day wear and frequent washing. I would buy these for travel and other special uses - but for the expense - I find that much less expensive 3-to a package for $10 cotton full-cut or boy-cut underwear is just as comfortable - and fine as long as I have access to a washing machine. I'm saving the ones that are still in decent condition for travel - about 4-5 pair - and the others that are still left have to be thrown out over the next 6 months as they get to the point where the fabric loses its shape to the point of becoming uncomfortable. Best of luck with your holiday shopping!
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I gave it as a gift, but have feedback to share
Great for travel. Easy to pack, wash and dry.
How many come in a pack?
Just one per package.
On Body Shot!
How highwaisted are these? Do they go above your belly button?
These are just perfect in every department. Great fit, hard to remember I'm wearing them, excellent colors. Also, extra easy to care for--wash in a flash and dry quickly. What more could you ask? I'll buy more.
Took three brands to Belize for variety of outdoor adventures. These performed the best. I could live for weeks/months on three pair. Well worth the price. I like the beige ones best, since they don't show through light colored pants and shorts. They washed clean, after sliding down muddy slopes that really ground the dirt into them. They ran a bit big in the butt for me, so I might buy a size smaller next time.
I love these underwear. They are soooo comfortable and dry soooo fast. They are super soft, non-binding, and hand washable. They stretch and give with every movement. You don't even know they are on. I wear them every day. I chose the full-cut briefs because my hiking gear are all waist high (as opposed to hip-huggers. On the trail I can simply pull everything down and everything up in one swoop. Important when you are trying not to get caught in the "act". Plus, even little dribbles don't smell. They hand wash well. Even blood washes out. Of course, I love the black ones best as they never look dirty. Just so you know, the bikinis are made out of the same material as the full-cut briefs.