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Prana Bronson Short - Men's

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    4.5552

    52 Reviews

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    From day hikes to down days in town, the Prana Men's Bronson Shorts will handle just about any aspect of your lifestyle. They're crafted from an organic cotton material that's triple-stitched through the seams for increased durability and blended with just a touch of stretch to boost mobility. And if that wasn't enough, Prana added a gusseted inseam so you can wear them to the climbing gym or to the crag in total comfort.

    • Casual shorts that can handle the crag or trail
    • Organic cotton canvas with stretch
    • Inseam gusset promotes mobility while climbing or hiking
    • Triple-stitched seams increase durability
    • Prana's standard fit with 11 inch inseam
    • Item #PRA0950

    Tech Specs

    Material
    98% organic cotton, 2% spandex
    Fit
    standard
    Inseam
    9in, 11in
    Pockets
    2 front, 2 back, 1 coin, 1 utility
    Waist
    belt loops with button closure
    Fly
    zipper
    Gusseted Crotch
    yes
    Recommended Use
    casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Great Fit n Clean Look

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 33x11
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 184lbs

    Great Fit n Clean Look that I was hoping for when I saw them online. They're slightly snug but that is the look that they're going for. I was concerned that they may be designed for someone that doesn't work out/hike around with weigh much, but they were made for an athletic type. I'd highly recommend them.

    Prana sizing is whack.

    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: 31 and 32
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 173lbs

    I really wanted to like these shorts. I wear a 31 in Zion pants and shorts - fit perfectly. Just bought some prana board shorts and 31 is perfect. Tried the Bronson in 31 and it was way too tight to be comfortable to sit. Ok fine, went up to a 32 - really did not feel any better. They are very slim so are a bit tight in the legs as well. If you have even remotely muscular legs, well you may want to try something else. I give up. Nice shorts but the fit is just whack with Prana as usual. All of their clothes require significant size-finding.

    Go to shorts

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 33x11
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 170lbs

    I am 5'10 and rock the 33x11. located in Arizona I wear the Bronson during winter and the brion shorts for summer. My favorite shorts.

    Slim Cut, Tough

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 31x9
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 175lbs

    Just like Prana's other pieces the fit and quality on the Bronson shorts are excellent. They use a bit tougher, less stretchy material than my other favorite the Brion but with a similar slim cut. While this is my initial impression, they do seem like they'll be some of the most durable shorts I've had. Once again the fit is slim on these, the 9" inseam version does feel a bit shorter in length than that of the Brion. Usually I wear about a 32" waist pant and went with the 31" on these for a snug fit.

    I like these shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 28
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    These are great shorts, they fit well, don't have the most stretch to them. But they keep me cool when I'm running and working hard. I think the little side pocket is unnecessary,. Overall I plan on keeping these in my short rotation.

    Great all Around Shorts

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: 36
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 240lbs

    I recommend these to someone in the market from a durable pair of shorts. I found them to be a little tight but NOT a deal breaker.

    I absolutely love these shorts!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 34x9
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 195lbs

    I had heard great things about these shorts, so I decided to get a pair, and boy oh boy do they not disappoint! The material made out of them, which is great cotton, with just a little bit of spandex, makes it a great pair of shorts for any occasion. 10/10 would recommend! I ended buying another pair because of it!

    Best Shorts Ever!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 32x9
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 140lbs

    I bought a pair of 32x9 charcoal and khaki, and they are both terrific. They blend comfort, quality and a ruggedly nice look, plus they're made of organic cotton, which is good for consumers, growers and the environment.

    Memo to Prana - do not change the design/quality/build! I am frequently disappointed when companies unnecessarily change a good thing for no apparent reason and screw it up. Leave these as is - you have a winner!

    PrAna

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 32*9
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 170lbs

    I love PrAna. They seem to hit and miss like do us all but when they hit, they hit. These are a hit. They are a little tight in the pockets for putting your hands in or mobility, you can feel the pressure when you try to climb but they stretch so you soon forget about it. Waist fits well, legs are tightish. Still love them though.

    Awesome shorts!

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

    I got my boyfriend 2 pairs of these shorts and he absolutely LOVES them! The material is lightweight and stretchy. Whether we're climbing all day or just hanging out in the back yard these shorts are perfect!

    Great Product!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 35X11
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 180lbs

    Excellent quality, as with all Prana items I've puchased! Buying several to replace my outdated cargo shorts, just like other reviewers.

    Finally replaced my cargos

    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 33x11
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 185lbs

    I dig these. I had my doubts about the tighter fit of these than my usual cargo shorts, but I move much better, and definitely climb better, in these than the loose fit I was used to. These are a tough-ish material with no stretch, but they move with you rather than stick to your legs. Plus, my lady says they look good on me. Hahahaha!

    Strong yet sensitive

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 30
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    There isn't too much that I can add to the fray on these - they are indeed tough like work shorts - the cotton fabric is a tad stiff ( I like that) and definitely feels very durable. Seems like it will hold up well against rocks and other things adventures can bring. Now for the sensitive - Prana stuff is well known for mobility and these are true to form, super comfortable and with strategic stretch that won't restrict any movement.

    Great shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 30X9
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 135lbs

    These shorts fit well and look great. The fabric is a little thicker with some stretch, which makes them a little better suited for activities that could rip or tear thinner material. The length of the 9 inch inseam is actually closer to 10 inches, but I didn't find that bothersome at all. Other than this, the sizing was true to size for me. I'm pretty short and wide, and these shorts work great for me..

    Durable and stretchy

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 28
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 135lbs

    I couldn't believe how heavy duty the fabric was when I put them on. I thought they would be rather constricting when trying to hike or climb, but I was very wrong. They allow for a full range of motion no matter where your legs are headed. Very well made like all Prana pieces, I expect these shorts to last my lifetime.

    PPRRAANNAA

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 36
    • Height: 6'3"
    • Weight: 220lbs

    Absolutely loving these shorts. Great for casual walking around town but still incredible for camping, hiking, climbing, all the above. Super comfortable and a great fit.

    Unanswered Question

    x9" or x11"?
    The sizing choices for Bronson shorts appear to include bot 9" and 11" inseams... but the description says the shorts come w/ 11" inseam... can you please clear up this inconsistency?
    Thx,
    --tim

    Is the waist size of the Prana shorts ...

    Is the waist size of the Prana shorts true to size? I'm a size 35,

    also is there much shrinkage



    Im 5'10' & 135lbs. How is the sizing.? I...

    Im 5'10' & 135lbs. How is the sizing.? I got some Patagonis shorts in 28 and the fit good. Should I go with the 28 or the 30 with a belt.?

    thanks, jah bless..!

    Best Answer

    I usually like to go with a belt, that said Prana pants I find tend to be pretty true to size, even a bit large. I'm a size 34 and I fit into the medium which is supposed to be for a 32 - 33 inch waist. Prana also makes shorts that stretch like the Zion (which i love). The good thing about that short is that it already has an integrated belt that you can cinch down

    Prana lists these as 98% cotton / 2%...

    Prana lists these as 98% cotton / 2% spandex. But this site says they are 100% cotton. Just wondering which one is correct. I have some older ones that are the 100% cotton, but I like the newer ones with a little spandex in them. Don't want to order the older version.

    can you tell me what the inseam is on this...

    can you tell me what the inseam is on this short?