Women's Hiking Shorts
Are women's shorts good for hiking?
When you're out for a hike in the summertime, a good women's hiking shorts can make all the difference in the world. Lightweight and breathable fabrics that prevent your body from overheating while providing flexibility and comfort on every step of the way. Usually, these shorts are moisture-wicking and sun-protective.
Carefully designed with hiking in mind, and combined with advanced fabrics, our women's hiking shorts are an indispensable piece of your summer outfit.
What makes the best hiking shorts for women?
Built from the right fabrics and designed with attention to details, women's hiking shorts are the best companion for warm weather hikes or spending time at the beach. Choose fabrics that provide flexibility and comfort, such as ÜBERKÜHL™ STRETCH – a blend of high-performance cotton with a touch of nylon and spandex.
Featured in Splash™ 11 women's hiking shorts, the blend gives you freedom of movement, while keeping the great fit. The short is quick-dry, with UPF 50 and as much as six pockets for your phone, keys, wallet, glasses, and dog treats.
Lightweight but sturdy, the short is so versatile you can take a challenging hike and have a casual drink with your friends on the same day.
What should a woman wear when hiking in the summer?
Enjoying summertime gets that much better when in carefully designed women's hiking shorts. Lightweight, quick-dry, flexible fibers and feminine design make all the difference. Take a look at sporty W's Riptide™ Short. Perfect for both hiking and casually spending time at the beach, this short is designed with breathable mesh panels on the side to protect your body from overheating. Made from soft, quick-drying, stretchy fabric, you keep all the comfort whether the conditions are dry or humid.
Another example of a performance women's hiking shorts is W's Freeflex™ Short. Made from unique FREEFLEX™ fabric without spandex, these shorts provide complete freedom of movement but don't sag over time. Your body is protected from the sun thanks to UPF 50+, and the shorts have a moisture-wicking ability so you can dry quickly both on the inner and outer sides. Designed with a wide pull-on waistband with internal drawcord, you get the ultimate comfort in a high-performing piece of gear.
For an all-round experience of women's hiking shorts, take a look at the one that is both athletic and elegant, such as Cabo™ Short. Cut from soft fabric with built-in stretch, these flexible, comfortable shorts are everything you need when spending the whole day outdoors. Suitable for almost any occasion, the shorts have UPF 50+ and rib-knit waistband on the inside that rolls over for added comfort.
Unique design featuring the KÜHLKURVE™ fit lets you stretch in all ways while maintaining the perfect fit. Four different colors to choose from make the shorts an ideal go-to shorts for everyone.
How long should women's shorts be?
When you're deciding about the length of your shorts, take out your favorite shorts and measure along the inseam from the crotch to your desired length. You can always check the size guide on the product page for more details.
Most of the women like their shorts length to be just above the knee, while at the same time maintaining the perfect fit - just like Trekr™ Short 8". Lightweight and moisture-wicking, the high-performance women's hiking short is made of original soft REKOIL™ fabric blended with stretch so that you can have comfort and flexibility. It comes in six colors and two more lengths - Trekr Short 5.5" and Trekr Short 11".