The Outdoor Research Equinox Shorts are the ideal companion for those seeking function minimalism in their outdoor gear. These shorts deliver the comfort and protection you need for long days on the trail or the rock without any unnecessary bells-and-whistles to get in your way. The flat zippered side pockets securely stash a phone or other essentials and fit well under a harness. The nylon/spandex material is comfortable, wind and water resistant, durable, breathable, and offer UPF 50+ sun protection. The waist is built with an elastic binding so they fit comfortably without a belt. The only thing they won't do is climb the route for you.