Men's Forclaz 50 Hiking Shorts Dark Grey



Made for the mountain hiker looking for lightweight, breathable shorts.
Looking for shorts to start mountain hiking? These hiking shorts are lightweight and breathable, perfect for your first mountain hikes.
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Freedom of movementSemi-elasticated waistband to avoid compression points.
Quick dryingSynthetic fabric for breathability and quick drying.
LightweightWeight: 145 g in size L. Lightweight fabric that does not stick to the skin.
BreathabilityLightweight synthetic fabric allows body heat to escape.
Pockets3 Pockets: 2 hand pockets and 1 zipped pocket on the thigh.
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

Sizing and fit information
Sports cut that leaves good freedom of movement. Length just above the knee. Inside-leg 23 cm in size L.
2 hand pockets, 1 side pocket with zip.
Quick drying
Drying time measures a fabric's capacity for drying quickly after being wet, according to a standardised protocol.
Information / Concept / Technology
Main fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Pocket : 100.0% Polyester (PES)

Product test
Our design team is based at the foot of Mont-Blanc, in Haute-Savoie (France). All year round, we create and develop products that are beautiful, simple and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field, as we remain convinced that only through rigorous testing under real world conditions, like the ones you will be using them in, can we continue to provide you with better products than ever.

Maintenance tips
Wash inside out at 30°C.


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Great for £7.99
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I have short, chunky legs and a wholesome booty for a bloke so it's difficult to get shorts that are the right waist size without being too long. I decided to take a punt on these shorts (being so cheap) and must say that overall they are the best pair I have ever owned. They're light, which is great for me because I get hot quite easily. They're a good fit for my waist (34") but not too long - they're just above the knee on me. There's one minor problem that another reviewer also mentioned, which is that the waistband seems to lose it's elasticity after a couple of washes. But it's nothing that a belt couldn't put right and for £7.99 I decided to order another two pairs.
Great Shorts for amazing price!
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Very light, doesn't stretch and dry quickly.
Forclaz Shorts
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
The waistband lost all of its elasticity after one day of use. The shorts are now far too big and unwearable. Otherwise the shorts seem to be fine. Decathlon just needs to fix the serious issue of the quality of the elastic. Very disappointed.
Lightweight, good pocket
Poor construction quality
Response of the brand

Thank you for your feedback on the Forclaz 50 hiking short. Sorry to hear about the troubles you have has with the elastic and sizing. Please drop into your local store where a member of our team will be able to resolve the issue and we can take a look at the waistband's elasticity. 

Many thanks 

Chris Allen UK Market Manager DECATHLON
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