Rated 5 out of 5áby 8everly Perfect summer hiking shorts
These shorts have so many good things going for them! They're lightweight but durable, breathable, stretchy, comfortable and have lots of pockets! I live in Southern California and it gets hot here in the summer but these shorts make the heat tolerable.
I have a 29" waist and 39" hips and the size 6 is perfect - a good fit but still loose enough for comfort. (I also have the Vista Trekking Pants but in a size 4 and because of the stretch they also fit, but much more snugly.)
September 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby longtimellbeaner89 Best shorts ever!!
These shorts are great! They fit my body perfectly, the wide waist band fits well, even without a belt. The pockets stay smooth; do not bunch up. They fold up to almost nothing when packing.
I love the 2 zippered pockets on the lower legs as well as the regular pockets off the waistline. I thought I wouldn't like the light weight fabric, but it stays put well, it does not ride or bunch up in the inner legs. They were very comfortable in really hot, humid weather, as well as this recent chillier weather.
The length is nice, I plan to use these in a foreign country in the Philippines where it is preferred that women keep their thighs covered- these will fit the bill tastefully.
I just cannot say enough good things about these shorts. They are my all time favorites, I am looking forward to taking them on my trip at the end of the month!
September 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
áby teachperec Great Shorts
My job requires me to teach active pursuits so I am always looking for shorts that are comfortable, light weight, quick drying and have strategic pockets. For years I have been using the comfort trail shorts, love the side pocket on the leg for holding a camera, phone or small notebook, but was looking for something lighter, so I bought these. Using the sizing chart, I purchased the size 12 at first because I like for shorts to be loose. Well, they were HUGE! So I sent them back and ordered the size 10. They fit GREAT! I have worn them hiking in hot, humid weather and for teaching in a hot, humid gym. Each time they have been super comfortable and the pockets hold all the extra stuff I need to have with me. FYI: I am 5'4", 140 pounds and wear from a 8-10 in most LLBean pants. Thinking about ordering another pair once they go on sale.
September 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby ShoppingSadhu Love these Shorts!
The fit, style and fabric are perfect.
I find myself wearing these at home, for walks, in the garden...just about all time on hot Summer days. A home run!
September 3, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5áby cruzie Roomy and light
Yes, these do run large. I'm usually a 14 from LLB and ordered a 12 and 14. The 12 fit, but I felt much more comfortable with the 14--loose enough that I don't have to unbutton or unzip but being in the hot tropics year-round I would rather have loose than fitted. Like having an elastic waist without the elastic! Material is so light I feel naked! Love these. Two pairs. Colors are strange for me: khaki is yellowish, green is sort of sea foam but neutral enough, granite is darkish gray and neutral. Don't know about the blue. An oyster shell or something like true beige would be nice.
September 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby CTInternetShopper My Favorite Shorts
Love these shorts! They are lightweight, comfortable, look great and have wonderful useful pockets. As other reviewers have said, they do run big, I ordered one size smaller than my usual size and they fit perfect.
They stay up, don't slide down even with a cell phone and keys in the pockets. An iPhone 5 in an otterbox case fits perfectly in the pocket and you can still zip it up for security. They seem to have a little " give" in the fabric so that they do not dig into your waist, yet they don't stretch out of shape and bag up. I just ordered another pair. They are the perfect shorts!
September 3, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5áby Axelant Very Disappointed
I was sure I would love these shorts based on the reviews. I'm a sturdy, short gal and ordered my regular size 14. They were comfy from the start but I thought they might stretch and be too big so I ordered some in size 12. I wore them around the house and they pulled in the pocket area. Plus, because they were a touch snug, when I sat in them, they became badly wrinkled with permanent creases. They didn't stretch! Gave the size 14 another try and wore them several hours while working on the computer. They kept stretching, and stretching and stretching until they now almost look like a skort - super wide legs and floppy waistband. The fabric is lightweight and doesn't feel sturdy in the least for an active short. I like the length, zipper pockets, and colors, but back they all go. I wish LLBean would use the same fabric as their men's shorts.
August 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby Ohiohikerbiker Terrific shorts!
Probably my favorite shorts ever. Material drapes nicely and is slimming, as well as comfortably soft. Dries quickly. Pockets lay smoothly flat. Pocket zippers keep things secure. Bought 3 colors. Love them!
August 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby CozyComfort Great all round shorts
I bought these shorts for a Galapagos trip where I will need to travel light & be able to wash out my clothes. These are amazingly thin & light weight, so fast-drying for travel. Yet they are quite rugged and have many handy pockets. I just returned from backpacking in Baxter State Park, and was very happy with the feel & performance of these shorts.
August 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby NAD28 Very nice
I love these shorts. I got them in granite - a nice dark gray. I wish they came in black too.
August 6, 2014