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MEC Explorer Stretch Shorts - Children


See available toddler and child shorts


Comfy for the classroom and tough for the trails, these versatile shorts are a great day-to-day option for budding adventurers. The Explorer Stretch Shorts are made from the same stretchy nylon fabric as our popular men's Mochilero Pants, and provide excellent mobility and UV protection.The pull-on elastic waist makes for quick changes for gym class or swim sessions at the lake.

  • Made of stretch-woven nylon and spandex with a DWR (durable water repellency) finish to shed water and dirt
  • Fabric provides a UPF 50+ rating
  • Pull-on elastic waist with faux fly
  • 2 front pockets and a side zippered pocket

Tech specs

Ideal for
  • Camping and hiking
  • Casual wear
Fabric content
  • 96% nylon
  • 4% spandex
  • 2 front slash
  • 1 side zippered
40-50+ (Blocks ~97.5% of UVA/UVB)
Product sustainability
  • Bluesign® Approved Material
  • Certified Fair Trade
Made inIndia

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