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Prana Stretch Zion Short - Men's

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    Details

    You do it all.

    Of course, the prAna Stretch Zion Men's Short would prefer to spend the summer navigating slot canyons and working on bouldering problems, but like you, it'll also welcome some day-time refreshments along with lunch with friends in the city. Its four-way stretch fabric delivers mobility and quick-drying comfort to handle crowded sidewalks and bustling national parks alike, while abrasion-resistant nylon withstands the abuse the comes with long rocky scrambles and brushy approaches through the brambles. Then, the ventilated free range gusset brings a refreshing level of breathable comfort through hotter days, and the mesh pockets pockets offer lightweight storage for your maps, wallet, keys, and snacks.

    • Adventure-ready short built to accompany you in versatile comfort
    • Stretchy nylon fabric offers blend of flexibility and durability
    • Fabric wicks moisture to prevent being bogged down with sweat
    • Regular fit and inseam gusset keep your range of motion natural
    • Integrated belt locks down the fit just the way you like it
    • Cargo pockets provide ample storage for smaller essentials
    • Item #PRA00M1

    Tech Specs

    Material
    Stretch Zion Fabric (97% nylon, 3% spandex)
    Fit
    standard
    Inseam
    10in, 12in
    Pockets
    2 hand, 2 cargo, 2 back
    Gusseted Crotch
    yes
    Recommended Use
    casual, climbing, travel
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

    Tech Specs

    • Reviews
    • Q & A

    Great

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XL
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 242lbs

    Great shorts. Very comfy. Definitely reccomend for hiking and everyday use.

    Definitely the new go to.

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

    New go to hiking, and board shorts for the husband. I'm pretty sure they are all he would wear if he could.

    Good but...

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 32
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 165lbs

    I love the shorts for climbing, hiking on hot days but the pocket material is pretty crumby. After two weeks the right pocket developed a hole which I didn't catch. The pocket didn't catch my new iPhone7 either which apparently went right through and is now lost forever. Result - very expensive pair of shorts...

    New Favorite Shorts

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

    I gave these to my Uncle as a birthday gifts and he absolutely loves them!! He has been eyeing these shorts for a while so I decided to get them for him. He loves them because they are a stretchy material, making them very comfortable, but also still look like nice shorts. He says "They can transition from a coffee shop to my bike with no problems." He also loves all the pockets on him.

    They sizing was true to size. I got his waist size, and he wanted the shorter inseam. They were a perfect length on him.

    These will go a ton of use! They are all he has been wearing since I gave them to him. They are the perfect summer short for casual or adventure use!

    Stretch Zion

      200 5-star reviews can't be wrong. These are my husbands favorite shorts. I think he has 3 pairs. He wears them for everything: canyoneering, mountain biking, and even extreme-gardening. Highly recommend.

      New favorites

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Size Bought: 32x10
      • Height: 5'7"
      • Weight: 170lbs

      These are my husband’s new favorite shorts. His words:
      •Great material
      •Excellent fit
      •Love the built in belt
      •Perfect amount of pockets

      His Favorite Shorts

        My husband refuses to wear anything else in the summer. These fit super well, wick quickly, and look great. He has 4 pairs!

        Love 'em

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Height: 6'2"
        • Weight: 210lbs

        If I've said it once, I've said it a hundred times, Prana's Stretch Zion fabric is the best. I bought these as a gift for my dad because I love every pair that I have. Super light and comfortable but very durable and they dry FAST. Great for almost every outdoor activity but stylish enough to wear everyday.

        So comfortable

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: Small
        • Height: 5'4"
        • Weight: 135lbs

        After liking the first pair I bought so much I purchased 3 more in different colors and now it's all I wear in the summer. The pocket options, fit, material, and the integrated belt make it my go to shorts.

        Is this my third or fourth pair now?

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: 32 / 12
        • Height: 5'10"
        • Weight: 165lbs

        These are pretty much the only shorts I buy now. Just got them in the (light) grey. While these show the dirty more easily, they still wash up great.

        Wore almost every day during beach week

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: 32x10
        • Height: 6'2"
        • Weight: 172lbs

        These were super comfortable, breathed well and didn't seem to get dirty or hold odors during a week at the beach. I've started wearing them on a regular basis now.

        Love them so Much I bought 2 of them!

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times
        • Fit: Runs large
        • Size Bought: 36 in
        • Height: 5'11"
        • Weight: 190lbs

        The shorts are lightweight and very comfortable. The pockets are great in that one has a zipper and the others are deep. I don't wear a belt with these shorts as the fit is just right. I originally got a size 38 with 12 inch inseams, however they were too big on me so I purchased a size 36 with 10 in inseams - these fit perfectly and look good.

        Super Comfy.

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: 30x12
        • Height: 5'1"
        • Weight: 148lbs

        This is the first time I have purchased these type of shorts, and I must say they are very comfortable. The only thing that I can say the cargo pocket could be a little larger.

        Excellent Shorts

          Super comfortable, and the fit is spot on. I fluctuate between a 32-34 inch waist, and the 33 size fit like a dream. Some of the most comfortable shorts I’ve ever worn. I bought them in 2 colors...charcoal & blue. Prana does it again!

          Comfy and durable

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: 34
          • Height: 5'9"
          • Weight: 215lbs

          They Stretch Zion short are my go to for pretty much any activity I'm doing from climbing to backpacking to canyoneering. They stretch and have a gusseted crotch so you'll never be held back from making your next move. The built in belt is great as I don't like wearing a belt under a harness or hip belt. When backpacking that comes in extra handy as you lose weigh along your trek. The Stretch Zion material is also quite durable and puts up well with abuse. Fit is true to size to slightly large. The stretchy material can make them fit a little on the large side so I size down slightly.

          Quit Searching....This IS the one!

          • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: 30*10
          • Height: 5'6"
          • Weight: 145lbs

          How do I know? I guarantee you that your boyfriend, son, husband, brother (in-laws), uncle, friend of a friend's wife's nephew, or dad will enjoy these Zion shorts.

          What is this stretch Zion material? It is everything you want it to be. Stretchy, durable, breathable, lightweight, while being casual! (Pictured is the 30X10 in the Mud color)

          Wear it to the gym, to go climb, to your hike, to Disneyland with your little brother in the middle of California's average 90 degree + weather, or to meet a legendary climber.

          Whoever it is, the person you are buying them for will appreciate it. YOU will appreciate them appreciating it. You champ, can give yourself a pat on the back for making a purchase that will last them a lifetime.

          Quit Searching....This IS the one!

          Best Shorts!

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size

          I was skeptical at first. I was a card carrying republican for many years. Free trade sustainable shorts? Eye roll. But man these things are awesome. On a mission to get one in every color.

          Once you buy one pair....

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: 34x12
          • Height: 6'1"
          • Weight: 200lbs

          I picked up one pair of these shorts just to replace my old cargo shorts and that was it. I was hooked like the cutty that slammed my dry fly the other day. I bought 5 more pairs within a week. The length is perfect for me, sitting it just comes up over my knees about an inch and standing go past my knees just enough that I like the style but it's not ridiculously baggy. The hand pockets don't dump out everything when you sit down and the cargo pocket with the two zips is soooo clutch!! Not to mention these bad boys stretch really well and breathe really well to boot! The gusseted crotch makes my life so much easier too because I've got a long derriere and thick quads. The belt cinche also really helps when you may have had too many beers on the river trip or... you are 5 days in on a 12 day backpacking trip and jabbing another hole in your belt just doesn't sound too appealing. Definitely would recommend these shorts!! I hope they never stop making them because I'm a lifetime customer of Prana for these shorts.

          Once you buy one pair....

          So comfortable!

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: 36x12
          • Height: 5'11"
          • Weight: 200lbs

          I got them in the Equinox blue and I love them! The integrated belt works great. They're super breathable. I used them on a backpacking trip, and we were hiking through several rivers. They dried super fast, and have great stretch ! They were the perfect option for the trip!

          Best shorts in existence

          • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: 30x10
          • Height: 5'10"
          • Weight: 150lbs

          The material is so soft and stretchy. These shorts feel great, fit great, and are well ventilated. The pockets are also very well designed. These are worth the $!

          Unanswered Question

          I've got a pair of Larges from an earlier version. What size corresponds well to that? I wear a 34 - 36 depending on the pants (there is lots of variation these days).

          What is the weight of this item?

          Hey Susan, these are 10.4oz. call or email me if you have any additional questions!

          Unanswered Question

          color?
          I ordered a pair in the indigo color and they look just like the blue ridge color from the photo. Are there two colors of blue, because mine are not indigo?

          I love my size medium Zions, and they fit perfectly, but now they've gone to numerical sizing....do I want a 32 or 33 waist in the new regime?

          Robert,



          I'd be running off your normal numerical size. I'm a 32" to 33" waist (depending on the time of year!) and normally go for the 32"s in all my prana apparel.

          Hello Robert,



          I just checked in with prAna and it looks like the 33 would be the match for the previous medium size.



          Hope this helps.

          I have the Prana Stretch Zion pants (love em) in small and they're still a little big, have to cinch the belt a little. I normally wear 30x30 pants, just wanted to know if the XS shorts would be TOO small. Any ideas?

          Hi FriedUnit,



          The Stretch Zion short now comes in waist sizes so you can get exactly the right fit. No need to guess on the XS just get the 30" waist and you should be good to go.

          Are any of the pockets zippered and if so, which ones? Is the belt removable?

          The left side pocket is zippered (twice, actually, one facing up and one facing front - which is handy depending on if you are sitting or standing). The belt is not removable but it's very small and only shows in the front. Completely unobtrusive.

          Can an iPhone 6 plus fit in the lower leg pocket?

          Best Answer

          Assuming that the patterns here pretty much match the Zion pants, I'd say no. The leg pocket isn't like a cargo pocket, but rather just a little bigger than wallet size.

          Can someone help me figure out my size,...

          Can someone help me figure out my size, please? I wear the Prana Axiom jean in size 34 waist and 34 inseam. Some folks say these run large and some say these Zion shorts run small...



          Can someone help me out? Do I need a Medium or a Large?



          Thanks!!

          Best Answer

          Hey Kurt,



          These will run a little large compared to a size 34 but I think the best fit for you would be a size Medium.

          Kurt. Another Kurt here. I wear the Axiom 34 x 34 and the Theorem 34 x34. I have two pair of the Zion shorts, and both are Large. Fit the same as the 34 x 34 jeans. Measured the waist band with a tape measure, and they were identical +/- 0.25".

          Unanswered Question

          Just received a pair in Medium (my waist...

          Just received a pair in Medium (my waist measures 33in over my underwear) and they are clearly too big. I can fit 2-3 finger widths in between but I can make them fit with the nifty built in belt. Is it worth exchanging for the a Small? The sizing chart shows a two inch difference in the waist. If it matters the Prana Mojo Mediums I ordered fit me perfectly. Thanks!

          I wear a 28-29 short/jean. Will the small...

          I wear a 28-29 short/jean. Will the small fit me? It's SO hard finding climbing clothing for my size!

          Best Answer

          Mrwp269247,

          I know your pain.

          I too have problems not just with climbing clothing, but with basically all clothing, as my waist sits right at that 28-29in mark.

          That being said, I would go with the XS, I think the S would still be a bit too large for your waist, and you would probably have issues with the fit, as well as making them stay on while on the wall.

          I've included a size chart I found on prAna's website, and according to them, you want to take your waist measurement and subtract 2" from that to determine what "prAna size" to get.

          I notice that BC doesn't have any of that size in stock currently, so I would recommend chatting with a gear rep to see if they can find out when they will be receiving more sizes of the XS, if you do decide to go that route.

          Good luck, hope this helps.

          Mrwp269247, 
I know your pain.
I too have problems not just with climbing clothing, but with basically all clothing, as my waist sits right at that 28-29in mark. 
That being said, I would go with the XS, I think the S would still be a bit too large for your waist, and you would probably have issues with the fit, as well as making them stay on while on the wall.
I've included a size chart I found on prAna's website, and according to them, you want to take your waist measurement and subtract 2" from that to determine what "prAna size" to get.
I notice that BC doesn't have any of that size in stock currently, so I would recommend chatting with a gear rep to see if they can find out when they will be receiving more sizes of the XS, if you do decide to go that route.
Good luck, hope this helps.

          How true to sizing are these? I wear 31's...

          How true to sizing are these? I wear 31's in most shorts/pants. The sizing chart shows S to be 30" whereas M is 32-33". Obviously, I fall in between. Don't want too baggy but I don't want my range of motion restricted either. Any help would be appreciated.

          I wear a size 38" or XL in Kuhl, Outdoor Research,Mountain Hardwear and Patagonia. I just bought a pair of these in XL and although they fit, they're tighter than all others I have. I'm going to exchange for an XXL or more likely O.R. Ferrosi shorts which fit perfectly at XL.

          Hey David,



          Even the if medium is a bit loose, these have an integrated belt that will allow you cinch down the short to whatever size you need, without looking weird. I have these shorts/pants and it's all I wear year round. I love them. You won't be dissapointed.

          Best Answer

          Hey,



          Yeah, if you're a 31", you need to size up to the Medium.

          What is the color like on the charcoal? ...

          What is the color like on the charcoal? This site shows a black color, another site shows a lighter gray color. Thanks for any responses.

          Best Answer

          The charcoal color is a dark grey. The lighting used for the photos is deceiving, but they're definitely not as close to a black as the photos on backcountry show them to be.

          I have a pair, they like Matt says, they are Not black but a darker grey. It's actually a cool color, just picked up a 2nd pair. But definitely Not black, very dark grey. Would love to see-em in Black too. Great shorts, awesome shorts.

          I have a pair, they like Matt says, they are Not black but a darker grey. It's actually a cool color, just picked up a 2nd pair. But definitely Not black, very dark grey. Would love to see-em in Black too. Great shorts, awesome shorts.

          They are a darkish grey. Here is the color on the pants version. Same shade though. It seems a bit lighter than it normally is because of the lighting. Sorry, I'm a lousy photographer. Hope this helps though .

          They are a darkish grey. Here is the color on the pants version. Same shade though. It seems a bit lighter than it normally is because of the lighting. Sorry, I'm a lousy photographer. Hope this helps though .

          They are much darker than your picture shows.