Rugged and reliable, the lightweight Men's Rubidoux 12'' Shorts are the ultimate climbing shorts for beginners and experts alike. This pair offers stretch fabric for technical moves, yet is also constructed with nylon that resists abrasions and protects your skin from sharp edges and debris. Built-in UPF 50 will keep you protected from the sun's rays. The elastic waist offers a secure and comfortable fit when you're wearing a harness. A gusseted crotch provides extra mobility when you make your next move. The side drop-in pocket keeps climbing tools handy.