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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Immersion Research's Men's Guide Short page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

IR Men's Guide Shorts - The Men's Guide Shorts by IR are a simple and strong boardshort made specifically for paddling. The dense-weave heavyweight polyester knit fabric that is abrasion resistant, but dries quickly. An extra wide crotch gusset prevents the dreaded "camel toe" when seated, and a high back rise to avoid "plumber's butt" so you can paddle in style and comfort all day long. A handy carabiner grommet is embedded in the leg to allow you to clip them with the rest of your gear... and for that special "paddler look" put the grommet over your car antenna on the shuttle to dry your shorts. Also featuring a Hook and loop front fly, and a side zip pocket making them functional on and off the river. When you need a serious pair of shorts for the water but don't want to give up your comfort or style, then get the Men's Guide Shorts from IR!

- Outdoorplay refers to the men's version

The Men's Guide Shorts from Immersion Research are specifically designed to be able to handle the rigors of everyday use in whitewater. The durable polyester ripstop dries quickly, since there's not much worse than feeling as if you're still floundering in the water, hours after you hit the last set of rapids. A hook-and-loop side cargo pocket allows you to keep essentials handy, and the drawcord waist make sure these won't be ripped off you, even if you get turned over.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

Whether you're a professional rafter or just heading out for your first kayaking trip this summer, the Guide Short from Immersion Research is a good bet for day-long comfort. You'll stay dry and lightweight in the DWR-coated polyester fabric that sheds water while you stay comfortable and unrestricted by the loose fit and lace-up waistband.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

The perfect board short for working or playing on the river. Features soft but durable rip-stop polyester. "Velcro-less" fly, lace-up waistband, hook and loop cargo pocket on side leg. Loose board short fit (no liner), crotch gusset, 10" inseam. DWR finish. Abrasion resistant seat panel.

- Campmor refers to the men's version