The durable and versatile The North Face Horizon Cargo Mens Walk Shorts are perfect for any outdoor adventures as they are very lightweight yet made from a Bluesign approved Nylon Ripstop fabric that is abrasion resistant and also quick drying due to a water repellent finish plus have up to UPF 50 protection to help reduce the risk of sunburn while travelling. There are also plenty of pockets for carrying those essential items you may need at a moment's notice on The North Face Horizon Cargo Mens Walk Shorts such as two cargo pockets, a stow pocket and one zipped pocket on the back.
Abrasion Resistant garments are constructed from highly durable high-denier fabrics, designed for use in challenging conditions where garments are exposed to high levels of scuffing, scratching or rubbing. These garments will hold up to abrasion from rock, ice and sharp outdoor equipment better than those made from thinner, lighter materials.
Lightweight products feature lightweight materials and constructions to reduce the user’s load and aid mobility. Lightweight clothing products are thin and provide very little or no cushioning and insulation. They are best used for high-intensity or warm-weather pursuits, or employed as part of a layering system.
DWR. Durable Water Repellent, is a coating added to fabrics to help add to their water repellency and shed water and snow more effectively.
Rip Stop is a lightweight nylon fabric with interwoven rip-stop reinforcement threads in a cross hatch pattern. It's woven with a coarse, strong warp and filling yarns at intervals so that tears will not spread. Rip-stop is used in construction of hot air balloons and yacht sails but in this case very effectively on outdoor clothing.
UPF is the Ultra-Violet Protection Factor that you receive from your clothing. The higher the number the more protection from the suns harmful rays you achieve.