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    Ferrosi Short

    There's a reason the Ferrosi line from Outdoor Research wins editor choice awards and contains some of their best selling items in the entire catalog-each piece is meticulously designed for all-around performance, whether you're peak bagging in the Cascades or maneuvering single track in the Badlands. The Ferrosi Short are no exception to this stellar line and if there's one pair of shorts to keep in your closet or pack in your carry-on they certainly won't fall, well, short.

    Water- and wind-resistant fabric create a durable softshell for any surprise (or expected) weather and if they do encounter rain, the nylon/spandex combo dries quickly so you can get back to charging with hardly a switchback-I mean setback. Two inseam lengths and a soft waistband offer total comfort for long days in the saddle or on the wall.

    • Go-to short for long days in the saddle or treks to the heart of the Amazon
    • Nylon exterior protects from rogue tree branches on overgrown trails
    • Two inseam sizes for mobility on trails or protection in harnesses
    • Soft waistband prevents chafing from heavy packs on long days
    • Quick-drying material ideal to recover from river crossings
    • From the best-selling Ferrosi softshell line
    • Item #ODR00V9

    Tech Specs

    Material
    86% nylon, 14% spandex
    Fit
    [7in] standard, [5in] slim
    Length
    [7in] mid-thigh, [5in] short
    Inseam
    7in, 5in
    Pockets
    2 front, 1 cargo
    Waist
    belt loops
    Fly
    zipper, button
    UPF Rating
    50+
    Claimed Weight
    (8) [7in] 6.2oz, [5in] 6.6oz
    Recommended Use
    backpacking, bouldering, casual, flatwater paddling, hiking, river fishing, river paddling, sport climbing, stillwater fishing, trad climbing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    My go to shorts!

    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    I love these shorts! This is the third pair I've purchased. They are lightweight and extremely comfortable. The fabric feels breathable and not too restricting/stiff which I sometimes find in a lot of hiking shorts.

    Even though they are lightweight, they are so durable! I have worn these scrambling across red rock, climbing, and hiking and have not gotten any holes in them. I also really like the length. The side zipper is really convenient because I can keep my car key in it while out exploring and I don't have to dig around for it in my pack when I'm done and don't have to worry about losing it either.

    While these are intended for outdoor recreation, I think they still look good enough to wear around town. I don't bother going home to change to run errands if I'm wearing these.

    I haven't worn them in the rain but I think they'd be perfect if I knew there was a chance I could get caught in the rain on a hike. They feel quick drying and I can't wait to try them on a rainy day hike!
    I can either be a size 4 or 6, but the 4 fit me well in these.

    Not for her

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 10 (normally 8)

    Wife didn't like how these sat on her hips. She doesn't care for her shorts to sit high on her waist and even after sizing up, these still just didn't fit the bill. Great short and she said she loves the material and feel and would recommend them to anyone, just not for her.

    Perfect summer shorts

    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: 4
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 135lbs

    These are super soft, lightweight material. I have both the gray and the black. I also have the long pants and knew to buy these a size smaller than my normal size. I love how they fit and are cool in the summer heat. I can wear them out with my hubby or doing yard work. They hold up well in the in the washer and I line dry them. Looking forward to a lot of summer days in these bad boys.

    Great Shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs large

    From my Moms perspective:
    I love these shorts. The inside of the waist has soft material so it wont rub when backpacking. The the stretch fabric makes them very comfortable. The gussetted crotch is a plus. The sizing runs a bit big. I normally wear a size six, but fit in a size 4. I think I'll buy a second pair in another color.

    Sizing Is Flattering But Not Accurate

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: Returned size 12
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 168lbs

    I love OR products so these shorts sounded perfect for my fly fishing and hiking needs - comfortable, quick drying, and nice looking as a bonus. Even low waisted as they are intended to be worn, on this chunky female frame they are still a size too big. I bought size 12 and they were swimming on my waist. I reordered in size 10 ( don't wear size 10 in ANY other of my clothing) and they fit perfectly. Cant wait to hit the trail or water to try them out! Five stars if sizing was accurate.

    Bought three....

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Fit is a bit loose, and goes about mid-knee. Material is comfy, durable, has a bit of stretch and is lightweight. Great shorts for hiking, backpacking and lounging...just about anything.

    cut wider

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs large

    I picked these up for a friend and she found the cut to be a bit boxy and wider. For climbing these would be great but it's not the most flattering cut according to her.

    great fabric & style

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    Gave these as a gift, but fondled em before wrapping em up. Oh the fabric was incredible! I think it would wear & launder beautifully. The color was nice that you could prolly get em a bit dirty w/o looking too scruffy, when grabbing some chow after a fun day. I ordered my sister's size & she says waist bands are usually too large, this however had a very small waist band. They were returned for that sizing issue (wish they were my size).

    Ferrosi short is very comfy

      This short is long enough for me as a 60+ active grandma. I don't want a short that shows too much leg but enough so I don't suffocate in a heavier material. Comfortable waist band, pockets and lifetime guarantee are a no brainer

      Awesome Shorts!

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I love these! I'm not the biggest fan of short-shorts and prefer longer inseam shorts but nice ones are hard to come by. These are great for hiking, wearing to work (at least in my case they're appropriate for work), and wearing every day! I like the looser fit - so that was perfect for me!



      The material is great! I wish the pockets were bigger though - but that's not a fault of these in particular but all women's clothing.

      Great Shorts

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I love these shorts. They are nice and comfortable for the summer. The zip pocket on the thigh is great for keeping a CC and some Cash safe during your daily activities.

      My daughter both liked mine so much, they each bought a pair.

      favorite short!

        The Ferrosi Short from OR is my favorite: it moves with me, and has great pockets for accessing things - like the one on the leg. It is a perfect spring / summer weight too, and I love the length. These shorts are only slightly generous in sizing, with me being between an 8 and 10, I wear an 8. Better than wearing a 10!! :-)

        Sizing runs big, fits nothing like Ferrosi pant

          Love the Ferrosi fabric but the fit on the shorts is nothing like the capri or the pants. They felt almost 2 sizes too big and just overall baggy. Wish they would just make the shorts the same as the other styles.