REI Active Pursuits Shorts


REI Co-op shorts are incredibly comfortable and are great for outdoor activities like hiking. They move with you for maximum mobility – ideal for hiking.

These shorts are a favorite among gear reviewers and backpacking communities, boasting a tremendous 7-inch inseam length for men’s and women’s sizes.


REI Co-op’s Kids Ultralight Hiking Shorts provide summer comfort. Breathable, moisture-wicking fabric dries quickly and features a 4-way stretch. Ideal for running, hiking, and other outdoor activities, these shorts come in tall sizes featuring inseams 2.5 inches longer than regular shorts for maximum versatility and performance.

PrAna Stretch Zion hiking shorts have earned high praise from gear reviewers at Backpacker, Outdoor Gear Lab, Greenbelly, and Outside Magazine. These lightweight shorts are an ideal option for backpacking or day hikes alike with their 4.5-inch inseam length and casual style – they even come equipped with an adjustable wide waistband to accommodate various body weights along a thorough hike route!

Though pockets and eye-catching colors were not part of our criteria, they could still play an integral part in making their decision. The Sherpa Shorts offer plenty of pockets – two oversized hip pockets and one rear zip pocket to store smartphones without needing an additional storage belt.


REI Co-op Active Pursuits Running Shorts are tailored for running, hiking, and other fresh air workouts. Made from recycled fabric that wicks sweat away quickly and offers 4-way stretch, these lightweight running shorts also come equipped with UPF 50 sun protection for added peace of mind.

REI Co-op’s breathable running shorts feature a wide, comfy waistband, zip pocket for cash and keys, and flat seam construction to prevent chafing. Some styles even come in plus sizes!

REI Co-op’s Women’s 4.5-Inch Active Pursuits Running Shorts offer comfort in hot climate runs thanks to a blend of recycled polyester and spandex fabric that wicks away moisture quickly while being quick drying, with dual entry lumbar pockets for essentials or trail snacks and being available in multiple color variants and sizes.


These ultralight REI Co-op Active Pursuits Shorts are excellent for running, hiking, and other fresh air workouts. Breathable yet stretchy fabric ensures comfort even during longer sessions in the great outdoors, with full unitard liners and ankle zippers making putting and taking off easy.

These shorts are also impressively fast-drying; their polyester fabric quickly absorbs sweat to keep you cool and comfortable during high-intensity workouts, while the flat seam construction helps avoid chafing.

REI Active Pursuits is an ingenious hybrid between running and hiking gear, with their 4.5-inch inseam length making it suitable for high-intensity summer activities while remaining too baggy for longer hikes or comfort under a backpacking pack. While their thin fabric wicks moisture well while beading easily in water-logged conditions, making these bulky pants uncomfortable during heavy downpours; moreover, they don’t provide sufficient coverage when sitting down either.


From morning runs to casual hikes, these shorts will keep you comfortable! Made from ultralight fabric that breathes easily while remaining breathable. Their elastic waistband accommodates different size waistbands for optimal wear. Their 86/14% polyester/spandex combination ensures they stretch as you move.

These shorts are ideal for high-intensity activities, such as cycling, requiring movement and support; its 7-inch inseam keeps you cool while providing freedom of movement without chafing or soreness. Furthermore, these shorts feature a drawstring waistband and two side pockets for storage purposes.

These REI Co-op Active Pursuits kids’ shorts are constructed of Bluesign-certified soft and durable fabric, offering your child comfort as they perform. Their features include fast-drying fabric that offers 4-way stretch. Plus, they have a wide waistband with a drawstring for secure fitting – perfect for outdoor adventures or school activities – petite sizes come with an inseam length 2.5 inches shorter than regular sizes!