MEC Explorer Summertime Shorts - Boys' - Youths 6000-484

MEC Explorer Summertime Shorts - Boys' - Youths

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Show Description

Shorts for trails, playgrounds or exploring a lakeshores on a paddleboard. Made from a quick-drying nylon blend that has easy stretch, the Explorer Summertime shorts are ready for long days under wide-open skies.

  • Lightweight nylon feels cool against the skin and dries quickly.
  • DWR finish helps these shorts brush off dust from the trail and shed light rain.
  • UPF 50+ blocks UV during long days under the sun.
  • Dual hand pockets keep small must-haves close.
  • Pockets have mesh lining that dries quickly.
  • Elasticised waistband with an internal drawcord adjusts the fit to keep up with growth spurts.
  • Name label inside.


Bluesign® Approved Material
Certified Fair Trade

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Casual wear
  • Camping and hiking
  • School
Fabric weight

Measured in grams per square metre (gsm). The larger the number, the heavier and thicker the garment.

Fabric content
  • 96% nylon
  • 4% spandex
Pockets 2 front slash
UPF rating

The Ultraviolet Protection Factor rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation.

40-50+ (Blocks ~97.5% of UVA/UVB)
Product sustainability
  • Bluesign® Approved Material
  • Certified Fair Trade
Made in India