Spring is here and summer is coming! Get ready by refreshing your gear and outfit yourself in the best shorts around. Whether you’re hiking, biking, working out, hunting, or tailgating, you can look good and feel great with the best-in-class shorts that pair comfort with clothing technology. Don’t settle for style when you can have the kind of style and comfort that won’t hold you back from having fun.
Best Men’s Shorts for Summer
Chubbies Ultimate Training Shorts
Get ready to hit it hard weightlifting, running, cycling, or HIIT training with the reimagined Chubbies Ultimate Training Shorts. These shorts come in three lengths, 4”, 5.5”, and 7”, making them perfect to wear for a variety of sports and activities.
Thanks to moisture-wicking properties and an anti-chafing inner compression liner that won’t ride up during your workout, you can train non-stop in comfort. Finally, added pocket space will ensure you have everything you need on hand for a run, a long gym session, an intense session in the gym.
PNW Shuttle Short
Hit the mountain bike trails, Pilates studio, or be ready for any adventure around town with the PNW Shuttle Shorts. These shorts are designed for comfort, movement, and practicality thanks to their lightweight fabric, water-resistant DWR coating, 4-way abrasion-resistant stretch fabric, and zipper pockets that can fit any size smartphone on the market.
Enjoy a day of fun in the sun while keeping your legs free of discomfort thanks to the 13” inseam in these cycling shorts. Splash through puddles while staying warm and dry. And keep your phone, keys, ID, and credit cards close. You can do it all in these!
Roark Serrano 2.0
Hit the trails, hang out with friends, and explore the wild all while looking and feeling your best thanks to the Roark Serrano 2.0 shorts. These comfortable shorts are loaded with technology like Repreve® recycled polyester 4 way stretch to give you maximum movement with minimal resistance and a super comfortable fit. A DWR finish keeps these water-resistant for any spills or splashes you might encounter.
You can go from trail head to coffee shop with your phone, cards, and ID tucked securely int the back zippered pocket. And thanks to their ultralight feel, mesh pockets that encourage breathability, and interior drawstring, you’ll be able to wear these all day long and never miss a beat.
Endura MT500 Spray Short
Hit the hardest trails with confidence and comfort with Endura MT500 Spray Short. These dynamic crowd-favorite heavy-duty shorts are great for biking in rain and mud and staying dry while you’re at it. They boast durable, 4-way stretch, lightweight front panels with a DWR finish, waterproof rear panels to prevent spray from soaking you, and a wicking waistband to keep you internally dry and comfortable. Zipped hand pockets keep your valuables safe while Velcro side waist adjustments provide you with a custom-feel fit. They’re even Clickfast liner compatible and come with a 90 day satisfaction guarantee.
Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts
Patagonia is a go-to name in the sports world and it’s not hard to see why with their top-rated products that make our lives better. The men’s Strider Pro Running Shorts are yet another product that bears the proud Patagonia name. These lightweight shorts are loaded with tech, the best of which might be how ultralight and fast drying they are.
They’re made of 100% recycled stretch ripstop fabric with a DWR finish to repel spills and splashes. A secure zip pocket will hold valuables while the built-in liner keeps you dry, comfortable, and odor-free. Finally, thanks to the reflective front logo, your visibility is boosted in low-light situations.
KUIU Tiburon Shorts
These shorts are made with hunters in mind but they’re for everyone who loves comfortable, breathable, durable outerwear made to last. This is the pair you want for hot weather scouting, hunting, or everyday wear thanks to the UPF 50+ rating, anti-odor properties, and DWR treatment to keep you protected from sun, sweat, and splashes.
The fit is tailored to reduce chafing, fit naturally, and move with you. And with the zippered cargo pockets, you’ll never have to worry about losing your important gear while you’re out in the woods. For scouting in warm weather these shorts are a must have for hunters.
prAna Stretch Zion Shorts II
Hit the town or hang out at the campsite in style and comfort with prAna Stretch Zion Shorts II. These durable, performance-focused shorts are crafted with recycled Nylon to make them earth friendly. They’re also given a UPF 50+ treatment to protect you from the sun’s harsh rays.
Add in moisture-wicking, abrasion resistance, and fabric that moves and stretches with you, and you’ve got a combination you won’t want to be without. Finally, zippered cargo pockets will ensure you have all of your important gear on hand so you’re ready for any adventure from city life to country hikes.
Smartwool Merino Sport Lined 8” Short
This is a pair of shorts that will have no problem keeping up with the paces you put yourself through. From the gym to the trail, you’ll loved the stay-cool mesh lining, zippered back pocket for keeping valuables, and the super stretchy DWR treated material. These shorts are made for you on the move and will move with you, keep you comfortable, dry, and odor-free, and help you feel great all day long.
The athletic fit will provide you with comfort for a variety of sporting activities, reflective elements will keep you visible during lower light situations, and the lightweight feel of these shorts won’t drag you down. Made with merino wool, these are the perfect pair of shorts to wear on long days no matter what you’re up to.
Beyond Clothing ERYX ULTRALIGHT SHORT
Ready to hit the trails with ultralight shorts that won’t weight you down? The Eryx ultralight short might be just what you’re looking for. At only 221 grams, it’s perfect for wearing or packing. It’s made with 4-way stretch fabric to move with you, no matter what type of trail you’re hiking up. Quick drying material will help regulate your body temperature and keep you feeling cool and comfortable all day long.
Five pockets will provide plenty of space to keep your gear close and DWR treatment will keep spills and splashes from penetrating. This is everything you could want in a pair of hiking shorts.
lululemon Pace Breaker Lineless Short 7″ Updated
Lululemon might have just created the perfect shorts for running, yoga, Pilates, and going to the gym. These shorts are designed to stay close to the body, making them ideal for high output activities like running and training. The lightweight fabric will move with you, no matter what paces you put them through, providing you with the best in comfort so you can focus on your moves.
Low-bounce pockets finish off this perfect pair, providing you with a place to keep your gear while still letting you move comfortably and distraction-free.
Five12 Makena Short
If you want a pair of versatile shorts that go with any occasion, look no further than the Five12 Makena Short. These are designed to give you max comfort with an anti-abrasive 4-way stretch material and a relaxed fit that’s so customizable, it’ll feel like it was designed just for you.
Two hand pockets and one zippered pocket will keep all of your important gear close at hand while the Nanotex Aquapel Hydrophobic treatment keeps you looking fresh and sharp all day long. Go to the gym, the beach, or meet your friends for coffee in these versatile shorts.