Spring Bottoms Guide

Find the Best Shorts, Pants, and Leggings to Chase Adventure

 

Our legs do a lot of work; hiking us over hills and through foul weather in mountains, stretching out during a run or yoga session, and taking a rest at home or out in the city with friends. Here’s your guide for finding the best fit and function for your lower-half, whatever activity and wherever it takes you.

Women’s  Bottoms

From casual to technical, you’ll find the best women’s bottoms for the city and mountains right here.

Shop by Fit

Standard Fit

A traditional fit for comfort all day long.

Trim Fit

A close-cut fit that moves with you.

Next to Skin

Compression fit that feels like a second skin.


Men’s Bottoms

Technical, casual, and kicking it around town, we’ve got men’s bottoms covered. 

Shop by Fit

Standard Fit

A traditional fit for comfort all day long.

Trim Fit

A close-cut fit that moves with you.

Shorts

Shorts built with comfort and activity in mind.


Women’s Standard Fit Bottoms

Women’s Pants, Capris, Shorts, and More Built for Adventure.

Countless hours have gone into refining, testing, and perfecting the fit of our women’s outdoor bottoms. Browse our standard fit bottoms for comfort you’ll want to wear all day long.

Women’s Ferrosi Collection

Now made of 46% recycled materials, the new Ferrosi Fabric is stretchier, stronger, and more sustainable than ever before. Enhanced durability lasts longer between washes, improved stretch lets you move more naturally, and faster recovery time makes this fabric even better for multi-day adventures. As always, Ferrosi is trusted for its durability, breathability, UPF 50+ sun protection, weather resistance, and easy-to-layer comfort.

Women's Ferrosi Pants in Naval BlueWomen's Ferrosi Pants in Naval Blue

Ferrosi Pants

Award-winning soft shell pants, now improved to do more and last longer between washes. Available in the Short, Regular, and Long inseams and sizes 0-24W. 

Women's Ferrosi Convertible Pants in PewterWomen's Ferrosi Convertible Pants in Pewter

Ferrosi Convertible Pants

Best-in-class convertible pants that zip-off into shorts, taking the place of two items on your packing list. Available in Short and Regular inseam lengths.

Women's Ferrosi Capris in Naval BlueWomen's Ferrosi Capris in Naval Blue

Ferrosi Capris

Below-the-knee soft shell style with trusted Ferrosi performance.

Women's Plus Size Ferrosi Pants in BlackWomen's Plus Size Ferrosi Pants in Black

Ferrosi Pants Plus Size

Our award-winning soft shell pants now available in plus sizes up to 3X with Short, Regular, and Long inseams.

Women's Ferrosi Shorts - 7 inch inseam in FlintWomen's Ferrosi Shorts - 7 inch inseam in Flint

Ferrosi Shorts - 7" Inseam

Best-selling soft shell shorts with a built-in belt for easy adjustability in a 7-inch inseam.

Women's Plus Size Ferrosi Shorts, 9 inch inseam in FatigueWomen's Plus Size Ferrosi Shorts, 9 inch inseam in Fatigue

Ferrosi Shorts 9" Inseam Plus Sizes

Based on feedback from our new climbing ambassadors, we made these best-selling plus size shorts with a longer 9-inch inseam for greater comfort and mobility all summer long.

Women's Ferrosi Shorts 5 inch inseam in Sprout PrintWomen's Ferrosi Shorts 5 inch inseam in Sprout Print

Ferrosi Shorts 5" Inseam

Best-selling soft shell shorts with a built-in belt for easy adjustability in a 5-inch inseam.

Women's Ferrosi Over Short 12 inch inseam in LodenWomen's Ferrosi Over Short 12 inch inseam in Loden

Ferrosi Over Shorts

Fan favorited short with a longer hem built for versatility, ideal for layering over bike chamois to hiking on their own.

Women's Ferrosi Skort in MoabWomen's Ferrosi Skort in Moab

Ferrosi Skort

Durable, stretchy, lightweight skort with deep pockets and hidden shorts beneath for confidence while biking, hiking, and getting around town.

 

Women’s Zendo Collection

The durable 94% recycled nylon and stretchy UPF 50+ sun protection of our Zendo Collection unify in a simply perfect pair of outdoor pants, capris, and shorts. You’ll use these out on the trail biking and hiking, spend all day on the water paddling, and wear them straight into town through any weather or temperature.

Women's Zendo Pants in FlintWomen's Zendo Pants in Flint

Zendo Pants

The 94% recycled nylon these pants are built with deliver on function and performance while making less of an impact on the planet.

Women's Zendo ShortsWomen's Zendo Shorts

Zendo Shorts

The simply perfect pair of pull-on shorts with stretchy and sun protective durability.

Women's Zendo Multi Shorts in SproutWomen's Zendo Multi Shorts in Sprout

NEW Zendo Multi Shorts

Multifunctional, all-sport shorts that offer versatility in an easy pull-on style.

 

Women’s Astro Collection

Engineered stretch and dual performance fabrics make the Astro Shorts and Astro Skort essential for outdoor adventure. Built with our award-winning, silky soft Astroman fabric and our durable, stretchy, breathable Ferrosi fabric, these pieces pack a one-two punch of performance. Ideal for fast pursuits in varied environments and weather, the Astro Collection fits in everywhere.

Women's Astro Shorts in NimbusWomen's Astro Shorts in Nimbus

Astro Shorts

Our most technical active shorts, these are perfect where lightweight durability is key.

Women's Astro Skort in ElkWomen's Astro Skort in Elk

Astro Skort

Designed with activity in mind, this technical skort sports a stretch woven short liner and hidden thigh pockets.

 

More Standard Fit Arriving Soon

Women's Method Corduroy Shorts in MoabWomen's Method Corduroy Shorts in Moab

Method Cord Shorts

Your new favorite active stretch corduroy shorts, designed in collaboration with Outdoor Research Ambassador Keenan Takahashi.

Women's Chehalis Overalls in Naval BlueWomen's Chehalis Overalls in Naval Blue

Chehalis Overalls

Workwear overalls built for durability, comfort, and long-term use.

Wadi Rum Shorts

Comfortable cotton, durable Cordura®, and movement-mirroring stretch lets you hike, climb, and extend your time outside in the heat.

 

Women's Aspire GORE-TEX Pants

Best-Selling Women's Waterproof Pants

Now in sizes XS-3X.

Waterproof, breathable, and lightweight, the GORE-TEX® Aspire Pants have been winning awards for years for their dependable rain protection and feature-packed details. 3/4-length side zippers let you pull these on over your hiking boots mid-downpour, and vent out excess heat when you're working hard. Its back pocket doubles as a stuff sack so you can pack it down easily when conditions calm down and dry off, and it has a carabiner loop to easily clip onto a backpack or climbing harness.

Women’s Trim Fit Bottoms

Women’s Pants, Joggers, and More Built for Adventure.

Our trim fit was designed for fans of skinny jeans. These styles move with you, hugging your legs down to the ankle. With multiple fabrics, silhouettes, and styles, there’s something for everyone in the trim fit capsule.

Women's Zendo Capris in BlackWomen's Zendo Capris in Black

Zendo Capris

Below-the-knee comfort, style, and performance delivered by Zendo fabric.

Women's Wadi Rum Joggers in LodenWomen's Wadi Rum Joggers in Loden

Wadi Rum Joggers

Comfortable cotton, durable Cordura®, and movement-mirroring stretch lets you hike, climb, and extend your time outside in the heat.

Women's Shastin Pants in LodenWomen's Shastin Pants in Loden

Shastin Pants

Comfortable cotton, durable Cordura®, and a hint of spandex make these everyday 5-pocket pants great for climbing, hiking, and the travel in between.


Women’s Next-to-Skin Fit Bottoms

Women’s Leggings, Shorts, and More Built for Adventure.

Next-to-skin fit was designed with movement in mind. Our selection of leggings were engineered to provide comfortable stretch and a range of motion while you’re hiking, riding, running, or working on the crux of your boulder project.

Women’s Vantage Collection

The ultimate summer collection of compression-fit leggings and sports bras: The Vantage Collection and Ad-Vantage Collections focus on stretch, sun protection, and sweat-wicking materials to let you move without an extra ounce of weight or moisture holding you back. The Vantage Leggings are crafted with the very strongest UPF 30+ sun protection for long, exposed days outdoors, while the Ad-Vantage Collection has extra durability where you need it most. Built with DuraPrint™ technology, Outdoor Research ambassador Quinn Mason tested and trusts the Ad-Vantage Leggings and Shorts for her world cup climbing competitions.

Women's Vantage 7/8 Leggings in FatigueWomen's Vantage 7/8 Leggings in Fatigue

Vantage 7/8 Leggings

These leggings look as good as they perform, with UPF 30 sun protection and deep drop-in pockets to enhance your focus.

Women's Ad-Vantage Leggings in FuchsiaWomen's Ad-Vantage Leggings in Fuchsia

Ad-Vantage Leggings

Versatile, high-waisted leggings with DuraPrint™ technology, an engineered fit, and deep drop-in pockets so convenient you’ll never want to take them off.

Women's Ad-Vantage Shorts, 10 inch inseam in Naval BlueWomen's Ad-Vantage Shorts, 10 inch inseam in Naval Blue

Ad-Vantage Shorts - 10" Inseam

High-waisted bike shorts that use an engineered fit to move with you throughout your day, and store valuables with deep drop-in pockets in a 10-inch inseam.

Women's Ad-Vantage 6 Inch Shorts in FatigueWomen's Ad-Vantage 6 Inch Shorts in Fatigue

Ad-Vantage Shorts - 6" Inseam

High-waisted bike shorts that use an engineered fit to move with you throughout your day, and store valuables with deep drop-in pockets in a 6-inch inseam.

Women's Ferrosi Leggings in BlackWomen's Ferrosi Leggings in Black

Ferrosi Leggings

Our most durable and technical leggings made from 46% recycled Ferrosi fabric for durable, lightweight, stretchy performance.

Women's Krypta Capri Leggings in Naval BlueWomen's Krypta Capri Leggings in Naval Blue

Krypta Capri Leggings

The technical pair of capris made of ripstop fabric with engineered stretch that’s snug to get on and stays in place for rugged pursuits.

Men’s Bottoms

Technical, casual, and kicking it around town, we’ve got men’s outdoor bottoms covered.

 

Shop by Fit

Men's Standard Fit BottomsMen's Standard Fit Bottoms

Standard Fit

A traditional fit for comfort all day long.

Men's Trim Fit BottomsMen's Trim Fit Bottoms

Trim Fit

A close-cut fit that moves with you.

Men's ShortsMen's Shorts

Shorts

Shorts built with comfort and activity in mind.


Men’s Standard Fit Bottoms

Men’s Pants, Cargo Pants, Shorts, and More Built for Adventure.

Countless hours have gone into refining, testing, and perfecting the fit of our men’s outdoor bottoms. Browse our standard fit bottoms for comfort you’ll want to wear all day long.

Men's Ferrosi Collection

Now made of 46% recycled materials, the new Ferrosi Fabric is stretchier, stronger, and more sustainable than ever before. Enhanced durability lasts longer between washes, improved stretch lets you move more naturally, and faster recovery time makes this fabric even better for multi-day adventures. As always, Ferrosi is trusted for its durability, breathability, UPF 50+ sun protection, weather resistance, and easy-to-layer comfort.

Men's Ferrosi Pants in BlackMen's Ferrosi Pants in Black

Ferrosi Pants

Award-winning soft shell pants, now improved to do more and last longer between washes.

Men's Ferrosi Crux Pants in LodenMen's Ferrosi Crux Pants in Loden

Ferrosi Crux Pants

Rugged and stretchy climbing pants with Cordura® knee panels for added toughness.

Men's Ferrosi Cargo Pants in Naval BlueMen's Ferrosi Cargo Pants in Naval Blue

Ferrosi Cargo Pants

Durable and stretchy soft shell cargo pants with a surplus of storage pockets.

Men's Ferrosi 7 inch inseam Shorts in Sprout PrintMen's Ferrosi 7 inch inseam Shorts in Sprout Print

Ferrosi Shorts 7" & 10" Inseams

Best-selling soft shell shorts with a built-in belt for easy adjustability.

Men's Ferrosi Convertible Pants in LodenMen's Ferrosi Convertible Pants in Loden

Ferrosi Convertible Pants

Best-in-class convertible pants that zip-off into shorts, taking the place of two items on your packing list.

Men's Ferrosi Over Short - 12 inch inseam in Naval BlueMen's Ferrosi Over Short - 12 inch inseam in Naval Blue

Ferrosi Over Shorts

Fan favorited short with a longer hem built for versatility, ideal for layering over bike chamois to hiking on their own.

Coming Soon

Men's Zendo Collection

The durable 94% recycled nylon and stretchy UPF 50+ sun protection of our Zendo Collection unify in a simply perfect pair of outdoor shorts. You’ll use these out on the trail biking and hiking, spend all day on the water paddling, and wear them straight into town through any weather or temperature.

Men's Zendo Shorts in RedrockMen's Zendo Shorts in Redrock

Zendo Shorts

The simply perfect pair of pull-on shorts with stretchy and sun protective durability.

Men's Zendo Multi Shorts in Loden/BlackMen's Zendo Multi Shorts in Loden/Black

NEW Zendo Multi Shorts

Multifunctional, all-sport shorts that offer versatility in an easy pull-on style.

Men's Method Collection

Created in tandem with Outdoor Research ambassador Keenan Takahashi, the Method Cord Collection are the first corduroy bottoms designed for activity without sacrificing style. Keenan’s pure climbing style and passion for travel inspired these live- and work-in-them pants that can be worn from sun up to sun down. Wear these for movement-enhancing stretch, all-day comfort, and versatile style for climbing, skating, and everything in between.

Men's Method Corduroy Pants in FatigueMen's Method Corduroy Pants in Fatigue

Method Cord Pants

Your new favorite active stretch corduroy pants, enhanced with a gusset that’ll give you better mobility for bouldering or skateboarding around town.

Men's Method Corduroy in CoyoteMen's Method Corduroy in Coyote

Method Cord Shorts

Stretchy corduroy shorts that move with you during activity, and kick back when you’re spending a rest day in town.

Men's Voodoo Collection

The technical, wicking, breathable performance of the Voodoo Collection’s double weave soft shell makes them popular at both the crag and the brewpub. This season the Voodoo have an even better fit and deeper pockets to tick all the boxes for year-round adventure. Durable, weather resistant, and stretchy, the Voodoo Pants and Shorts are ideal for outdoor pursuits while still looking great for everyday use.

Men's Voodoo Pants in CharcoalMen's Voodoo Pants in Charcoal

Voodoo Pants

Hiking, skiing, and climbing pants that can do everything – updated with an improved fit for every activity.

Voodoo Shorts

Durable, water resistant, stretch woven shorts built for versatility between all of your summer adventures.

Men's Astro Collection

Engineered stretch and dual performance fabrics make the Astro Pants and Shorts essential for outdoor adventure. Built with our award-winning, silky soft Astroman fabric and our durable, stretchy, breathable Ferrosi fabric, these pieces pack a one-two punch of performance. Ideal for fast pursuits in varied environments and weather, the Astro Collection fits in everywhere.

Men's Astro Pants in Naval BlueMen's Astro Pants in Naval Blue

Astro Pants

Our most technical active pants built with two of our top-performing and best-selling fabrics for all-season performance.

Men's Astro Shorts in PewterMen's Astro Shorts in Pewter

Astro Shorts

Our most technical active shorts, these are perfect where lightweight durability is key.


Men's Foray Pant

Best-Selling Men's Waterproof Pants

Now in sizes S-XXXL.

Waterproof, breathable, and lightweight, the GORE-TEX® Foray Pants have been winning awards for years for their dependable rain protection and feature-packed details. 3/4-length side zippers let you pull these on over your hiking boots mid-downpour, and vent out excess heat when you're working hard. Its back pocket doubles as a stuff sack so you can pack it down easily when conditions calm down and dry off, and it has a carabiner loop to easily clip onto a backpack or climbing harness.

Men's Foray GORE-TEX Pants in BlackMen's Foray GORE-TEX Pants in Black

Men’s Trim Fit Bottoms

Men’s Pants, Joggers, and More Built for Adventure.

Our trim fit was designed for fans of tapered jeans. These styles move with you, hugging your legs down to the ankle. With multiple fabrics, silhouettes, and styles, there’s something for everyone in the trim fit capsule.

Men's Wadi Rum Collection

Inspired by the steep, remote rock walls of southern Jordan, the Wadi Rum Collection includes feature-packed pieces that fit in just as nicely on the crux of a climb as they do in the director's chair. Purpose-built for climbing and detailed for trail-to-town versatility, the Wadi Rum Pants and Shorts use a durable Cordura nylon, spandex, and cotton blend to match the real-world ruggedness of the routes from which they were named.

Men's Wadi Run Pants in StormMen's Wadi Run Pants in Storm

Wadi Rum Pants

Durable and movement-forward climbing pants with a gusseted crotch that adds extra mobility.

Men's Wadi Rum Shorts in Naval BlueMen's Wadi Rum Shorts in Naval Blue

Wadi Rum Shorts

Comfortable cotton, durable Cordura®, and movement-mirroring stretch lets you hike, climb, and extend your time outside in the heat.

Men's Zendo Joggers in LodenMen's Zendo Joggers in Loden

Zendo Joggers

The simply perfect pull-on joggers built with 94% recycled nylon. Durable, quick-drying, stretchy, sun protective, and more comfortable than ever.

Men's Balebreaker Pants in Tapenade Men's Balebreaker Pants in Tapenade

Balebreaker Pants

Durable, trim, and stretchy climbing pants with UPF 50+ sun protection and an adjustable, built-in belt.

Men's Shastin Pants in FlintMen's Shastin Pants in Flint

Shastin Pants

Comfortable cotton, durable Cordura®, and a hint of spandex make these everyday 5-pocket pants great for climbing, hiking, and the travel in between.

Men's Shorts

Just like you, we live in shorts all spring and summer long – that's why we make so many of them! From the wear-them-everywhere versatility of Ferrosi Shorts, to the super-active Zendo Shorts and Astro Shorts, to our favorite kick-back casual Method Cord shorts and Wadi Rum Shorts, there’s a pair for every day of the week right here.

Men's 7 Inch Ferrosi Shorts in Sprout PrintMen's 7 Inch Ferrosi Shorts in Sprout Print

Ferrosi Shorts 7" Inseam

Best-selling soft shell shorts with a built-in belt for easy adjustability in a 7-inch inseam.

Men's Ferrosi 20 inch Shorts in Naval BlueMen's Ferrosi 20 inch Shorts in Naval Blue

Ferrosi Shorts 10" Inseam

Best-selling soft shell shorts with a built-in belt for easy adjustability in a 10-inch inseam.

Men's Ferrosi Over Short 12 inch in Naval BlueMen's Ferrosi Over Short 12 inch in Naval Blue

Ferrosi Over Shorts

Fan favorited short with a longer hem built for versatility, ideal for layering over bike chamois to hiking on their own.

Men's Zendo Shorts in RedrockMen's Zendo Shorts in Redrock

Zendo Shorts

The simply perfect pair of pull-on shorts with stretchy and sun protective durability.

Men's Zendo Multi Shorts in Loden/BlackMen's Zendo Multi Shorts in Loden/Black

NEW Zendo Multi Shorts

Multifunctional, all-sport shorts that offer versatility in an easy pull-on style.

Men's Astro Shorts in PewterMen's Astro Shorts in Pewter

Astro Shorts

Our most technical active shorts, these are perfect where lightweight durability is key.

Men's Method Corduroy Shorts in CoyoteMen's Method Corduroy Shorts in Coyote

Method Corduroy Shorts

Stretchy corduroy shorts that move with you during activity, and kick back when you’re spending a rest day in town.

Voodoo Shorts

Durable, water resistant, stretch woven shorts built for versatility between all of your summer adventures.

Men's Wadi Rum Shorts in Naval BlueMen's Wadi Rum Shorts in Naval Blue

Wadi Rum Shorts

Comfortable cotton, durable Cordura®, and movement-mirroring stretch lets you hike, climb, and extend your time outside in the heat.

Men's Echo Boxer Brief

Brighten up your day with the colorful Echo Boxer Briefs. Built with AirVent™ moisture management, ActiveFresh™ odor control technology, and topped off with an anti-chafing flat-seam design, the Echo Boxer Briefs are the only underwear you'll want for rugged, sweaty time outside. Plus, they weigh only 2 oz, pack up so small, and dry so quickly that it's a no-brainer to throw in an extra pair or two on extended trips in the backcountry.

Men's Echo Boxer Brief in StormMen's Echo Boxer Brief in Storm

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