These have an anti-UV treatment and a great cut, making them a good pair of lightweight, quick-drying shorts that easily earn their place in your pack. Their ‘boy scout’ factor is high, but they benefit from Velcro fastening side and back pockets and a cut that makes them ideal on the hill.
Made in Far East
(01665) 510660; www.vaude.co.ukReview by Matt Swaine
First published in Trail magazine July 2008