Arc'teryx Parapet Short

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The Arc'teryx Parapet Shors are lightweight, breathable and durable. These urban inspired technical shorts are suitable for climbing and hiking. Motion-friendly features include articulated knees, seat and gusseted crotch.


The Arc'teryx Parapet shorts are built for trekking, camping or just taking a walk. Lightweight and easy to wear, they let you enjoy your surroundings without a second thought about your wardrobe.


Free Shipping. Arcteryx Women's Parapet Short FEATURES of the Arcteryx Women's Parapet Short TerraTex fabric is lightweight, quick drying and features good stretch Redesigned features includes wide waistband with belt loops, zippered fly closure with snap Updated styling to hand pockets, two rear pockets and one zippered thigh pocket Gusseted crotch for mobility and comfort Revised for a better fit

- Moosejaw

Lightweight, breathable and durable, the urban-inspired Parapet Shorts from Arc'teryx are suitable for climbing, hiking and traveling. TerraTex fabric blends nylon and spandex so that it stays light in weight and dries super quick if you get caught in a drizzle. A wide hem, gusseted crotch, and a relaxed fit ensure you get great mobility and fit all day long. Store essentials in the two hand pockets & two back pockets.

- Mountain Gear

The Parapet Short is designed for the trail but has a contemporary styling that makes it an excellent short for travel and casual wear. Freedom of movement, an Arc'teryx design essential, is built in with carefully articulated patterning, a gusseted crotch and the TerraTex(TM) fabric's stretch. The shorter length and women's specific trim fit add another layer of ergonomic freedom. The Parapet's wide waistband offers a clean look and is exceptionally comfortable, even under a hip belt. VERSATILE Arc'teryx designs for use, and that means selecting fabrics that deliver function without sacrificing comfort. TerraTex(TM), a plain weave nylon blend that is one of the most versatile fabrics Arc'teryx employs, makes the Parapet Short perfect for summer weather and long trails. TerraTex(TM) provides sun protection and is quick to dry. Highly air permeable, it stays cool and breezy. Elastane fibres are added for performance stretch and the comfortable nylon weave provides durability without feeling heavy or stiff. Technical Features Breathable Lightweight Durable Quick-drying Patterning Gusseted crotch Waist & Belt Configuration Belt loops Snap waist closure Wide, comfortable waistband Pocket Configuration Two hand pockets Two rear pockets Logos & Label Configuration Embroidered logo Inseam Length (cm) 13 cm inseam MATERIALS TerraTex(TM)-94% nylon, 6% elastane blend. Lightweight, breathable, stretchy, quick drying plain weave textile CARE Machine wash in cold water. Wash dark colours separately. Tumble dry on low heat. Iron on low heat. Do not use fabric softener.