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  • Breathable, quick drying nylon offers superb comfort, performance and packability; a Durable Water Repellent finish causes water to bead up and roll off to keep shorts dryer
  • With a UPF 50+ rating, fabric provides excellent protection against harmful ultraviolet rays
  • Zip fly and fixed belt loops; internal elastic and button adjustment at waist personalize the fit
  • Crotch gusset ensures good mobility
  • 2 hand pockets, 2 zippered thigh pockets and 2 back pockets
  • REI Sahara shorts feature a comfortable, relaxed fit


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Best Use Hiking, Travel
Fabric Nylon
Sun-Protective Fabric Yes
Quick Drying Yes
Side Cargo Pockets Yes
Pant Rise High
Inseam (in.) 10.5 inches
Gender Women's

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