• M'S WAVEFARER STAND-UP SHORTS - 20 IN., Sycamore Camo: Fatigue Green (SYFG)
  • M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20", Forest Camo: Hickory (FCMH)
  • M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20", Mojave Khaki (MJVK)
  • M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20",
  • M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20",

Patagonia Men's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20"

C$ 79.00 - C$ 39.00
C$ 79.00 - C$ 39.00
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  • Forge Grey
    C$ 79.00 FGE
    Forge Grey (FGE)
  • Mojave Khaki
    C$ 79.00 MJVK
    Mojave Khaki (MJVK)
  • Forest Camo: Hickory
    C$ 47.00 C$ 79.00 FCMH
    Forest Camo: Hickory (FCMH)
  • Sycamore Camo: Fatigue Green
    C$ 39.00 C$ 79.00 SYFG
    Sycamore Camo: Fatigue Green (SYFG)
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M'S WAVEFARER STAND-UP SHORTS - 20 IN., Sycamore Camo: Fatigue Green (SYFG)
M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20", Forest Camo: Hickory (FCMH)
M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20", Mojave Khaki (MJVK)
M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20",
M's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20",
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We took two Patagonia classics—our Stand Up Shorts® and Wavefarer® Board Shorts—and combined them to create the ultimate all-purpose shorts. Made from durable, quick-drying nylon (38% recycled) with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection, you can wear these shorts in or out of the water. Fair Trade Certified™ sewing.

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They’re like a double classic combo—animal style. The Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® are built from our light and durable Wavefarer nylon (38% recycled) with 50+ UPF sun protection and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, offering versatile performance through morning paddle-outs or afternoons spent mowing foam in the shaping bay. With styling inspired by our much-loved Stand Ups, they have a doubled-fabric seat for abrasion resistance and a flat-lying rubber button fly with bartacked ladderlock drawstring for long-wearing comfort in the water. Loops allow you to add a belt on land; the large, topstitched front pockets are self-draining and have reinforced stitching for utility and strength. One of the two large self-draining rear pockets is zippered to keep your essentials secure. Outseam is 20". Fair Trade Certified™ sewing.
  • Classic Stand Up Shorts® silhouette and styling, made from our durable and quick-drying Wavefarer® Board Shorts 100% nylon (38% recycled) with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection
  • Double-fabric seat for abrasion resistance; flat-lying, rubber button fly and closure; durable, interior bartacked drawstring for increased security; belt loops
  • Large. top-stitched, vertical front pockets are self-draining with reinforced stress-point stitching; large, self-draining rear pockets; rear zippered security pocket
  • Outseam is 20"; regular length provides a more traditional choice and greater sun protection for legs
  • Fair Trade Certified™ sewing
  • 207 g (7.3 oz)
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Size & Fit
Model is 6'0" and wearing a size Medium
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3.9-oz 100% nylon (38% recycled) with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection.

Fair Trade Certified™ sewing.

Fabric is certified as bluesign® approved

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bluesign® Approved Fabric

Patagonia has worked with bluesign technologies since 2000 to evaluate and reduce resource consumption in our materials supply chain, and to assist us with managing the chemicals, dyes and finishes used in the process. bluesign technologies, based in Switzerland, works at each step in the textile supply chain to approve chemicals, processes, materials, and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers, and safe for the end customers.

In 2007, Patagonia became the first brand to officially join the network of bluesign® system partners.

Any fabric you see that’s bluesign® approved offers the highest level of consumer safety by employing methods and materials in their manufacture that conserve resources and minimize impacts on people and the environment.

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Recycled Nylon

Although we’ve been using recycled polyester in our garments for 20 years, for some reason locked deep in polymer chemistry, nylon is more difficult to recycle than polyester. After years of research, development, and testing, we’re finally finding some recycled nylon fibers that are suitable for apparel.

Some of the recycled nylon we use comes from post-industrial waste fiber, yarn collected from a spinning factory, and waste from the weaving mills that can be processed into reusable nylon fiber.

We’re diligently searching for a success story with recycled nylon. The challenge lies ahead of us, and we’re committed to discovering the best methods to recycle nylon fiber, but it appears this evolution will take many years.

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Men's Wavefarer® Stand Up Shorts® - 20" is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great blend of style and function I love the fit, big pockets, and the classic fabric. These are a great everyday short for summer action - great for active wear, river action, or bike rides to the bar.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wavefarer Pants These shorts are made from great material. The fit is comfortable and true to size. I use them for rock climbing, paddle sports, and going out on the town. So far they've been perfect for every occasion.
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from solid go to shorts i bought a pair forge grey about a year ago. they are mo go to short/trunks. i got another pair about a week ago in the woodland camo. the new ones seem to be a heavier fabric then the pair from last year. not sure if that is a good thing (more sturdy) or a bad thing (longer dry time)
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buy them in bulk I am a true 31 waist. 30's are too tight while 32's slide over my butt. These fit great with enough room for a cycling thigh. I've done everything from running to remodeling in them. I'll buy two more to go with the two I already have. Saying goodbye to all the misc shorts I currently own will be easy. I hope this design will get extended into full length pants. I don't need no stretch in my britches. Nice job and love the camo.
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect beach/hike shorts I currently live in Hong Kong where the top two outdoor activities are hiking and beach. I have been searching for a pair of shorts that are light, fit well and work well for a long hot hike or the beach. The wavefarer material is awesome and these shorts are just right. I'm not the usual Patagonia size, so I went a size up for full comfort.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shorts ever Loaded with features without feeling loaded. I'll be buying another pair only because when I really love something that really works, it becomes unavailable.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Runs small - had to return FYI, I usually wear 32 shorts and jeans (waist). These were very tight - I could button, but not comfortable and sent them back. Buy a larger size.
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Shorts This is the second pair of these shorts that I have purchased, and I absolutely love them. The more you wear them and break them in, the more comfortable they get. they perform well on summer hikes, dry out VERY quickly if you choose to take a dip at the waterfall or if water gets splashed on them while you're kayaking. the pockets fit all of the essentials for any trip in the woods, by the river, or in the city. Absolutely great. The only issue I have had with them is actually getting them on. Because the fly only has two buttons and the bottom half of the fly it sewn to where it doesn't open, it can be hard to slip on, but this also means there is NO chance of the shorts falling off of you or sliding down, no matter the situation turning this con into an plus as well. Highly recommend for anyone that enjoys the outdoors.
Date published: 2017-05-22
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