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    Dynama 4in Short

    You spend your summers sprinting up and down trails when it's raining and rock climbing when it's sunny. Regardless of what the sky's up to, you'll reach for the Mountain Hardwear Women's Dynama 4in Short and a light tank top before you head out the door. This light, comfy, and incredibly stretchy short feels best when summer's at its warmest and you're still projecting cruxes and trail running until your heart jumps out of your chest. Mountain Hardwear treated the Dynama with a DWR to shed moisture and keep you comfier when wet weather threatens to spoil that perfect summer day.

    • Versatile shorts for climbing, hiking, or chilling
    • Durable, stretchy fabric promotes mobility
    • DWR treatment resists raindrops and light moisture
    • Item #MHW00V2

    Material
    96% nylon, 4% elastane, DWR
    Fit
    standard
    Length
    short
    Inseam
    4in
    Pockets
    2 hand, 2 back
    Waist
    elastic
    Claimed Weight
    5oz
    Recommended Use
    rock climbing, running, backpacking, hiking
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    What do you think about this product?

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    >Rating: 5

    Summer Shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Small
    Height
    5` 3"
    Weight
    125 lbs

    I took these on a trip and wore them multiple times. They are true to size I'm a size 5 and got the small. There are no buttons to hassle with and the pockets are big, they sit a little high on the waist still Bellow the belly button of course, which I prefer my sides covered that way, very comfortable, girly but durable and just all around great short for anything.

    >Rating: 5

    I love these shorts!!

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Large
    Height
    5` 7"
    Weight
    190 lbs

    The fit on these shorts is perfect. They stay in place and move well with whatever activity I’m doing. They are also fast drying.

    >Rating: 5

    My favorite shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size

    Size small for a 140 lbs 5'4" woman. I normally wear a size 4 or 6 in pants. The fit is great. The elastic is not too tight on the waistband, but they don't sag off either. They have pockets in the front and back that are normal sized. The material is light, but offers coverage, it's nice for hot weather or days in the boat where they might get damp. They are quick drying.

    >Rating: 5

    BEST shorts!!

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    medium
    Height
    5` 11"
    Weight
    140 lbs

    I love how comfy these are! The length is perfect - short enough to show off my lengthy legs, but long enough to cut a few inches beneath my bum so they are modest enough to wear to work. I love the quick-drying material and use them for everything from running to sleeping in.

    >Rating: 5

    Shorts I didn't know I needed

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Large
    Height
    5` 9"
    Weight
    170 lbs

    Admittedly, I haven't really owned any hiking shorts. I am post-partum and wanted something that didn't cut so hard around the waist. I bought these based on the reviews. They are very comfortable and flattering, the top materials is quite soft and dries quickly if you get wet. This works great with a tshirt or dressed with nicer shirt/shoes. I got army green. I am here to buy a second pair (black) and I am considering the pants too!

    >Rating: 5

    Stretchy waistband, comfortable fabric

    Familiarity:
    I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    XS
    Height
    5` 6"
    Weight
    105 lbs

    I bought these in the XS-4 size and was a bit skeptical on sizing. I'm normally a size 00 or 0, and happily, the XS fit perfectly! These are stretchy, comfortable, and the fabric is light and dries quickly. I haven't had a chance to go hiking in these yet, but these are going to be a nice go-to for casual day hikes and around town. Very happy!

    >Rating: 5

    The wife loves them!

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size

    I gotta tell ya, my wife is a fickle shopper. I can barley get her sizing right even if she tells me directly to my face! I got these for our anniversary trip to Moab (hiking trail) and i was pleasantly surprised to hear how much she loved them! She said they fit perfectly and were very comfortable! We hiked the trail (Moab) and she aint complain once. Either the good lord was shining down on me that day, or the shorts really are that great!

    >Rating: 5

    Comfortable Shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Small
    Height
    5` 4"
    Weight
    120 lbs

    Wore these on a 5 day backpacking trip and they were very comfortable. I loved the elastic waist, and they are easy to move around in and are also a flattering cut.

    >Rating: 4

    Great shorts, sizing needs work

    Familiarity:
    I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    Height
    5` 8"
    Weight
    150 lbs

    These shorts are a must have. Hands down my favorites because of how comfy they are and how quick they dry. They are perfect for adventures. I was between sizes and got Small-6in and Medium-4in, and oddly they both fit so I kept them both. I love the 6in inseam length for climbing since they don't ride up as much.

    >Rating: 5

    Perfect shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Medium
    Height
    5` 0"
    Weight
    140 lbs

    I've been looking for shorts that were long enough to prevent chaffing on my inner thighs and short enough to look good on my short frame, and these are it! I took them out hiking and swimming at the lake, and they held up very well. They are stretchy, soft, and breathable. I hope they come out with more colors, because I definitely want another pair!

    >Rating: 5

    The perfect shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Small
    Height
    5` 7"
    Weight
    145 lbs

    Most women’s outdoorsy shorts are hideous and frumpy, but these are perfect. They’re an attractive length and could not be more comfortable. I love the waist band and they look good enough to wear around town too. They also hold their shape after wearing for a few days. I love them so much I bought a second pair.

    I'm so glad they are working so well for you! Thanks for the review!

    >Rating: 5

    Hiking Shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Medium
    Height
    5` 3"
    Weight
    130 lbs

    I love that these have some stretch so they are comfortable and move really well. They're just the right length (not too long and not too short) and have a flattering fit around the hips. It is great that they have a flat waistband, so strapping a backpack over your hips doesn't mean uncomfortable folds or creases. I have an athletic build and the size medium fits perfect. I like them so much I bought a second pair!

    >Rating: 5

    The best shorts EVER.

    Familiarity:
    I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    x-small
    Height
    5` 9"
    Weight
    125 lbs

    Winter has yet to lose its grip on Illinois, so I haven't worn these out an about yet. But, the material is lovely. The shorts fit well, no gaps at the leg. They should be great for adventures, but also nice enough for everyday wear.

    >Rating: 5

    Updated - fav shorts of the summer!

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer
    Fit:
    True to size
    Height
    5` 5"
    Weight
    130 lbs

    I wore these shorts hiking, biking, running, swimming in lakes, and everything in between. I even got a second pair in the green because they're so comfortable and cute! Highly recommend.

    I
    >Rating: 5

    Go-to shorts!

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer
    Fit:
    True to size

    I bought these originally in the 6in inseam and loved them so much I picked up the 4in also. I've been pretty much living in them all summer to climb and hike. They dry super fast, are flattering, and have the perfect amount of stretch. I especially love the wide elastic waistband. They prevent the shorts from slipping down your hips, and look uber cute on. If you have any further questions about this product I am happy to help! You can call me directly at 801-619-7488, or email me at kansari@backcountry.com.

    >Rating: 4

    Not bad, not perfect

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    S
    Height
    5` 10"
    Weight
    120 lbs

    I like these shorts a lot and wear them regularly since they are easy to go from hiking to in-town wear. I love the material and how quickly it dries, and the pockets are nice to have. The waist band is very comfortable. My only complaint is that they ride up easily. I find myself having to pull them down pretty often which gets annoying.

    >Rating: 5

    Perfect for hiking

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Small
    Height
    5` 6"
    Weight
    130 lbs

    These are cute and perfect for hiking! They run true to size and have an amazingly comfortable waistband. The length is perfect and they don't ride up like spandex does sometimes. So far, they seem to be pretty durable as well! I'll probably be getting a second pair because they're awesome.

    >Rating: 5

    Great hiking shorts

    I like the waist band of these shorts. Wore them on a hike and they were comfortable in movement. Going to buy other colors

    >Rating: 4

    Comfy and Functional!

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Small
    Height
    5` 4"
    Weight
    120 lbs

    These shorts are great! I purchased them for hiking, but have been wearing them as a board short and for climbing, as well. I was a little nervous that the material wouldn't feel as comfortable with the DWR finish, but I was wrong! The DWR is great for jumping in the river mid-hike and having dry shorts within minutes. They are a little short for a climbing harness, but with a little adjustment I made them work for climbing too!

    >Rating: 5

    COMFY!

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    Small
    Height
    5` 4"
    Weight
    135 lbs

    Love these shorts! The material feels smooth and cool against the skin. They're a flattering fit, without being skin-tight. The pockets are a plus! Would be nice if one pocket had a zipper or snap. Great mobility - won't leave for a camping trip without them this summer!