Our team of hikers designed these lightweight shorts, for regular hikers looking for maximum comfort. The more eco-friendly black model uses a dyeing process that consumes less water. In the photos of the black (blue) shorts, Aline (Meggie) is 174 cm (180 cm) tall and wears a size 6 (8).
Stretch fabric with 15% elastane for maximum freedom of movement
The fabric transfers moisture from the body outwards.
Just 180 g in size M (including a 25 g belt)!
Fabric that dries quickly when wet with perspiration
2 zipped hand pockets
Adjustable, integrated belt
MAINTENANCE OF PRODUCT
Do not iron
Machine wash - 30° max - normal
Do not bleach
Do not dry-clean
Do not tumble dry
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A product's environmental impact is calculated over its entire life cycle using various indicators. A score from A to E is produced to help you make a responsible choice. This rating is used to easily identify the products with the best environmental performance. This is done by making a comparison between products of the same family (e.g. backpacks). Decathlon is a voluntary supporter of this environmentally-friendly labelling approach.
Product design: our expertise
Our Quechua global design centre is based in Passy, at the foot of Mont-Blanc in Haute Savoie. This location makes it a real meeting place for our teams (designers, product managers, engineers, etc) and outdoor sports enthusiasts. A great asset for designing your mountain walking products and providing you with all our expertise.
These shorts have an athletic, fitted cut. The two-way stretch fabric (width and length) maintains perfect freedom of movement. Mid-thigh length. Choose your usual size.
MOISTURE TRANSFER TEST
The fabric's ability to wick away perspiration and keep you dry is measured according to several criteria: the absorbency of the fabric, the ability of the fabric not to saturate with sweat, speed of drying, etc. Level 1/5 is suitable for activities of low intensity or not generating a lot of sweat. All our hiking shorts have a performance of 3/5.
OUR COMMITMENT TO CONSUME LESS WATER WITH THIS PRODUCT
Textile dyeing requires a lot of water but also produces waste water from the dye baths. To reduce our impact on the environment, we opted for a bulk dyeing or "dope-dyed" method for the black colour model. This method incorporates the dye pigments from the yarn manufacturing process onwards, and consumes less water. The black MH500 shorts use this new dyeing process, which we want to replicate with other colours in the near future.
The more eco-friendly black model uses a dyeing process that consumes less water. In the photos of the black (blue) shorts, Aline (Meggie) is 174 cm (180 cm) tall and wears a size 6 (8).
Wash inside out
Wash before first use
Do not dry clean
In order to meet your requirements, Quechua products are tested in the mountains, under the conditions you may encounter during your hikes. Our teams, as well as a panel of testers (made up of partners, ambassadors and customers) test the products throughout their development right up until they are marketed.
Our team of hikers designed these lightweight shorts, for regular hikers looking for maximum comfort.
Product plus point
Store in a clean and dry place.
Our Decathlon Sportslab laboratory, based in Lille, also contributes to the innovation and development of our Quechua products. It brings together 4 themes, each with their own area and technological tools: Morphology (especially thanks to the 3D analysis) Movement sciences Thermal comfort (with its four climatic chambers) Behavioural and sensory sciences + we describe the specific aspects of the test related to the product (e.g. shower, wind tunnel, etc.)
Main fabric: 15.0% Elasthane, 85.0% Polyamide
Lining: 23.0% Elasthane, 77.0% Polyamide
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