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Renegade™ Short

$70.00$70.00 Your Pro Deal

Color: Carbon

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The KÜHL RENEGADE™ SHORT 12" is cut from TUFFLEX™ fabric. This durable, 4-way stretch fabric has a brushed back, repels water, and dries quickly with DWR.

Our Kühlair™ vent system keeps skin kühl, while UPF 50 keeps skin safe. The anatomically engineered fit, Born Free™ gusseted crotch and Free Ryde Waist™ make these shorts comfortable for any maneuver.

The easy care, 12" inseam RENEGADE™ SHORT is the perfect travel companion. Seven total pockets provide abundant, secure storage.

Please Note For Ordering Correct Size: Consider ordering one size up! If you normally order a size 34 KUHL short, you may need to order a size 35. Why? To improve the design, KUHL re-designed the Renegade program so there is no elastic in the waistband. Please call customer service at 800-252-3185 if you have any questions.



  • Fabric: main body: Tufflex™ 88% Nylon, 12% Spandex with DWR | 5.3 oz/sq. yd; 180 GSM
  • INSEAM: 12"
  • Durable 4-way stretch fabric has brushed back and dries quickly for comfort with DWR
  • UPF 50
  • KühlAir™ Vent System keeps skin kühl
  • 7 total pockets: 2 front hand, 2 Velcro closure back, 2 zippered side, 1 3D cell phone
  • Gusseted crotch
  • Double needle bar tacks at critical junctions for reinforcement
  • Athletik fit
  • Easy care, wash and wear
  • Imported


Cell phone pocket helps keep you organized.

  • The vertical zipper is the KühlAir™ Vent System. It keeps skin kühl!
  • Right side


The KühlAir Vent System keeps skin kühl with a mesh lined pocket that allows air to circulate.

  • Left side view

Renegade™ Short

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Kühl User Reviews

44 Total Reviews
Average Rating: 5/5
Tour Boat Operator
RATING :    5/5 FIT: Fits Small

Don't buy these shorts unless you are prepared to wear them every day. Honestly, the way the pockets work and close, the convenience of the secure cell phone pocket, the stretch and quick-drying fabric. This short is fantastic. Nothing ever falls out and they are just amazingly comfortable. I bought one and now I want every color and the 10 inch and the 12 inch inseam. Sure, we can wear shorts in San Diego, but I live in these. They are holding up to daily wear and the salt, sun and laundering. I upsized slightly for my fit preference.

Posted by Captain on July 27th 2016

Renegade 12"
RATING :    5/5 FIT: True to Size

Just received. My new go to short for virtually everything. Fantastic fit and feel. Thanks!

Posted by Poonjab on July 23rd 2016

Great! But beware...
RATING :    3/5 FIT: True to Size

By now you have probably read all the wonderful reviews and I agree with virtually all. The shorts have one SERIOUS design flaw that could easily be fixed. The shorts feature two side zippered pockets which are great for securing keys, etc. HOWEVER... if you forget to zip up the contents will "eject" the minute you sit down, like in your car, etc. I have lost two pairs of glasses, countless pens and nearly my smartphone. It's the way the pouch of the pocket has been designed. Simply "remembering" to zip the pocket is NOT a good solution. I wish Kuhl would fix this major flaw!

REPLY FROM KÜHL: We believe you may be referring to the KUHLAIR Vent System, the vertical zippered pockets that act as air vents. Yes, you have to zip them up if you use them to stash your personal belongings. No changes are planned to this widely used element of KUHL design. We understand how frustrating loosing your things are and regret you've lost your glasses, pen and almost a smart phone. The pockets must be zipped in order to secure them.

Posted by Al on June 08th 2016

Best Shorts I own!
RATING :    5/5 FIT: True to Size

These shorts looks like a right proper pair that I can dress up with a polo, but they feel like a pair of board shorts. Dry, cool, and they move like a second set of skin. Unlike most board shorts, these have lots of pockets, and I especially like the cell phone pocket (a signature of Kuhl's pants & shorts). I'll be buying more colors for sure.

Posted by Brian on June 04th 2016

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Independent Reviews by eKomi

253 Total Reviews
#1 - RATING :    4/5

I like the style very KUHL!

#2 - RATING :    5/5

Love these shorts. Wear them all the time now

#3 - RATING :    5/5

It's for me and good quality.

#4 - RATING :    5/5

Pleasure and work, these shorts provide quality and comfort.

#5 - RATING :    5/5

Great fit.

#6 - RATING :    5/5

best pair of shorts for the summer I own

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