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Wind River [Mens] Quick-drying shorts

wind-river-mens-shorts - Quick-drying shorts for being active in and out of the water


  • - wind-river-mens-shorts - Quick-drying shorts for being active in and out of the water
  • - wind-river-mens-shorts - Quick-drying shorts for being active in and out of the water

Quick-drying hybrid shorts for hiking mountains and plunging into wild waters, in a lightweight fabric with a slim fit for comfort from campsite to mountain lakes (and back again)

£24.99 Was: £34.99

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Hike the dusty trails, enjoy a spontaneous dip in a stream, and hike on again in dry clothing. We're not all brave enough to skinny dip, but with the Wind River we don't need to be.

Quick-drying fabric, a slim fit, and thoughtful features make Wind River shorts perfect for anything from organising your gear at the campsite to diving into mountain lakes. Hike mountain passes, take a dip in the sea, go deep water soloing in Mallorca, then dry off and hike back to camp without that soggy feeling.

The microfibre polyester fabric dries quickly after a dip and is incredibly lightweight – helping you to stay cool out of the water and not weighing you down when you’re swimming. It also has a super soft feel which complements the Wind River Short’s slim fit to make them really comfy whether you’re back at the campsite or out exploring the Alpine valleys.

These shorts fall just above the knee, so are short enough to keep you cool but long enough to protect your modesty!

Wind River Shorts are featured for comfort on land and in the water. Mesh lined pockets drain water so you’re not carrying the lake away with you, the elasticated and drawstring waist keeps your shorts in place when you’re splashing about, and zipped pockets are ace for storing valuables.

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Key features
  • Quick-drying lightweight shorts for in and out of the water
  • Soft polyester microfibre fabric and a slim fit
  • Light fabric keeps you cool when on land and doesn’t drag when you’re swimming
  • Front hand pockets with secure flaps, mesh lined to drain out the water
  • Rear and thigh zipped pocket for valuables
  • Soft mesh lining
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond
Vital stats

Weight: S: 160 g; M: 170 g; L: 180 g; XL: 185 g; XXL: 190 g


Fabric: 100 gsm polyester microfibre
Inseam: 18 cm/ 7 inches

Size chart Shorts Mens
Men's shorts
Waist (inches) 30" 32" 34" 36" 38"
This size chart indicates the body measurements our garments are designed to fit. Measure yourself as described below, and use the size chart to find your size.
Waist: measure around your waist at the narrowest part.
What You Say: Customer Reviews and Comments

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L Murray
Well used and appreciated

Bought these as a gift and my boyfriend loves them, they dry really fast after jumping in rivers and lakes, the pockets keep his stuff safe, and they are really comfy too! Haven't seen him in his proper swim shorts since he bought these...
Another fab product from Alpkit


Another tester taking the easy life but I have no doubt the performance in the 'wild' would be similar. Having spent a week involving mucking about in a pool most afternoons I'm impressed with these and they will be packed with gear on any trip involving water (and heat!). They are comfortable, dry quickly, don't rub or bunch particularly and are sized accurately - though pricey they are better all round than cheaper swim shorts so that helps justify cost. Only alternative is budgie smugglers but there are more occasions where shorts are more appropriate so buy these with confidence -especially if on sale and with a discount for BH.


Wore these pretty much every day on a Caribbean cruise. Great fit, comfortable and perfect for snorkelling, beach days, champagne catamaran trips and hanging out at the poolside bar. Zipped pocket is perfect for storing your cruise card, hotel key, credit card etc. Quick drying so ideal as a single short option for both water and land. Would be good to see more colours

Fastest drying shorts ever

Used these for sea swimming when camping and they are great - normal swim shorts take an age to dry but these are quick and the pocket arrangement and cut are excellent. Even if you're just sitting by a hotel pool these are much better than normal swim shorts!

Flexible shorts

Worn regularly over the past few months as "everyday" wear. Look great. Very comfortable. Pockets are all well placed and useful. Dry fast. Lost a star for the front pockets sagging a bit over time detracting from the look, and picking up dirt a little too easily once the proofing treatment is washed out. Overall great value and would definitely buy again.

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