Patagonia Guidewater II Shorts

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Lightweight, sturdy and fast-drying, these versatile 100% recycled nylon shorts feature 50+ UPF sun protection, a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and an elastic waist for all-day comfort. Fair Trade Certified sewn.


The water-specific features and comfortable fit of the Guidewater II Shorts—including a zippered side-leg pocket, mesh drainage in all pockets and a remarkably fast dry time—make these the shorts of choice for anglers. Made from lightweight, 100% recycled nylon with 50+ UPF sun protection and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, Patagonia builds them with stretch-woven panels in the seat for greater durability, comfort and mobility. The motion-friendly waist has stretch sections and belt loops. Inseam is 10".