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Men's Silver Ridge™ Cargo Short


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$32.90 $45.00
Style# 1441701
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Uses: Trail
Size & Fit Guide | Reviewers rated this product True to Size | Fit Modern Classic


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Style# 1441701
Uses Trail


From boulder hopping to fjord fording, this multi-talented cargo works overtime to keep you cool and comfortable. It’s lightweight yet rugged, with an über-comfy cut featuring a gusset detail for ultimate freedom of movement.

  • Omni-Shade® UPF 50 sun protection
  • Omni-Wick
  • Classic fit
  • Side-elastic waistband
  • Gusset detail
  • Hook and loop closure
  • Zip-closed security pocket
  • Hand pockets
  • Mesh pocket bags
  • Imported

  • 100% nylon Silver Ridge ripstop, 57% recycled polyester/43 polyester mesh
High-Performance Wicking Fabric
Sun Protection

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Pulls moisture away from the body so sweat can evaporate quickly.
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Blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburn and long-term skin damage.


Men's Silver Ridge™ Cargo Short is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 47.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent fit I'm a mail Carrier & during the summer months its brutal.... but these shorts are amazing a friend purchased them for me when we were away .... my Gosh!!! I've recently ordered 3 more to complete my work week.... fast drying,comfy & highy recommended
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very light and comfortable velco closure on rear and right hand cargo. really like the zipper pocket easy open n close. feel safer leaving money in pocket good size cargo deep front pockets.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it My husband loves it.... thanks columbia
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Father and Son agree This is a great hiking and puttering short.
Date published: 2016-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wet Wading Shorts I purchased these shorts to fly fish in, and am very pleased with them! They are very light weight, and dry very quickly when they get wet. They are good looking and I have worn them for other occasions than fishing - great value! They are also long enough for me - I'm 6'5", and 248 lbs.
Date published: 2016-08-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A bit too baggy for my taste I bought two pairs to use for work in a woodshop being that they are ripstop nylon. I wore one pair during some 90+ weather in New Jersey. They performed well. They stood up to some abuse and haven't ripped yet. They are exceptoionally light and didn't make me heat up during the day. While I am 6'2" with a 34 waist and an athletic build, I found these to be rather baggy for my taste and the 10" length seems to hang a bit below they knee. They waist fits nicely with the aid of the elastic sides. They belt functions well with very little play in the latch though it does seem to slip out of the loops rather easily when unbuttoning the pants for nature calls, though that is a minor issue. All in all a good pair of shorts but if your into a slighlty slimmer fit, and I don't mean hipster slim, than these are not for you.
Date published: 2016-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good fishing shorts Great lightweight shorts. I like the length of the shorts (actually extend to the knee) and how quickly they dry.
Date published: 2016-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Men's Silver Ridge™ Cargo Short Columbia's Men's Silver Ridge Cargo Short are my favorite Cargo Shorts. The pockets are functional for my needs. I like these cargo shorts so well, I must confess I have 4 pair plus 2 pair of Men's Silver Ridge pants.
Date published: 2016-07-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great pair of summer shorts. I have been a fan of Columbia products for years. I still have an earlier generation of these shorts from about 4-5 years ago and decided to upgrade to the new ones. They are still made out of a similar material, construction is good not great, but they are very comfortable and offer a cooling effect when outside in blazing temps/ 100% humidity. My only fuss is that they do not have the zippered back pocket like my original ones do, but it is not a big deal to me. If you are looking for a good pair of quality shorts for the summer you can't go wrong with these.
Date published: 2016-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding shorts Best most comfortable shorts I've ever owned ! Bought all colors
Date published: 2016-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hubby's favourite shorts My husband just loves these shorts. The fabric is light-weight and washes well--hang to dry and no ironing touch up necessary. He loves to wear them when we cruise because they roll up and take little space in our suitcase and if we get caught in a tropical rain shower they dry very quickly. He likes them so much he has a pair in almost every colour! Great product that can be worn for very casual (beach hiking) or dressier occasions (summer bbq dinners at friends'). Highly recommend them! Perfect fit!
Date published: 2016-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding product Very pleased with these shorts. The material is light but tough, size is excellent. Well designed and well constructed. Amazingly cool even in the hottest weather. Zippers appear to be built to last. Generous pockets.
Date published: 2016-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Shorts These shorts are comfortable, fast drying, and has strong zippered side pockets. They are great for hiking, kayaking or everyday wear. Excellent product, I own 5 pairs.
Date published: 2016-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable Very comfortable and stylish with quality built into product
Date published: 2016-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Confort Great pair of shorts! run on a small size but when ordered appropriately, they are very confortable and nice looking.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight & Comfortable The item seems fine and of the quality I expected. Very light fabric and would dry quickly if wet. Comfortable thus far.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light and comfortable shorts Theses shorts are very light weight and comfortable. They wash and dry very well and continue to look great. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2016-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product need 2 to 3 more belts loops not enough belt loops i will send them back and pay for additional loops, cheat on belt loops and pants looks cheap, that said i really like pants
Date published: 2016-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silver Ridge Cargo Shorts Great shorts for hiking, fishing, etc....
Date published: 2016-05-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good short runs small I got these in same size as Columbia pants I wear. I'd go a size up. Can't even really comfortably wear them so handed them down to my son. Functional yet I wish they didn't bother with the non removable belt. What good is a belt that you can't even wear things on because it is stitched shut behind clasp. Lose the belt. Buy a size up.
Date published: 2016-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice short Good shorts for running around town or out on the trail
Date published: 2016-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts Super quality and AAA price
Date published: 2016-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful shorts in the water and out they are great travel and vacation shorts. great fit and features, very quick drying, zippered security pocket. overall you can not get a better looking and useful pair of shorts for adventuring.
Date published: 2016-03-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed The material was very thin. I felt that if I sat wrong or caught it on something it would rip. I'm sending them back today.
Date published: 2016-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product The only thing i wish is that they were a little bit longer
Date published: 2016-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great cargo shorts Lightweight, durable and cool
Date published: 2015-11-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Didn't get a real chance to test them out. From what I seen and felt they were a good product. I had to sent them back though. Too small. I'm a 36W, but I found them a bit tight.
Date published: 2015-10-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Need to return It has been a few years since our last purchase of Columbia shorts. They last forever. We have always bought them at stores in town but we ordered them on line this time and found them to be of lesser quality. The material is thinner and the belt is stiff and just not the same as before. we are returning them and will return to buying them in store where we can feel the fabric to assure its what we've had in the past
Date published: 2015-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Shorts Ever These are without doubt the best shorts I've ever purchased. In addition to the 2 blue I just purchased, I have at least 10 other pair in beige, taupe and green. Other than wishing Columbia would add some additional colors - black, grey, brown, I would absolutely recommend these shorts.
Date published: 2015-10-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lousy pockets I love Columbia clothing and have a lot of it. The only think I don't like about these shorts - and it's a major issue - is that the front pockets (that don't have a flap) are very shallow, so much so that I would never put anything in them for fear it would fall out. Other than that...good shorts.
Date published: 2015-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good short with a belt. This is a good short that is nice to have with a belt. Sometimes you need the extra security of a belt and you get that with these.
Date published: 2015-08-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Shorts are a little small Have worn Columbia Silver Ridge cargo shorts for years. These have been redesigned. The pockets are smaller now where cell phones and/ or wallets don't fit very well. The 36" fit around the waist but now they are tight thru the hip area. The regular Silver Ridge shorts seem to still have the better fit.
Date published: 2015-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent git the first one in stores and loved it... Got my second in online. Might get another again. Fits so perfectly, feather lite and smooth ....
Date published: 2015-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great pair of cargo shorts! These shorts fit true to size, are quality made and feel very comfortable, per my husband. The color matches two Columbia sport shirts that he has, so the look is perfect. The attached belt is a nice feature, as well. The 12" length is really a nice feature, as longer is better. All in all, an excellent buy.
Date published: 2015-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable summer shorts Nice shorts....only wish the front pockets were a little deeper.
Date published: 2015-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great shorts! outa the box/bag, these were comfortable/ready to go. sized right/true, and very lightweight and comfortable...am ready to hike and will be great casual wear as i come and go!
Date published: 2015-08-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cargo shorts Nice cut, quality fabric.
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Warm Weather Shorts Very nice, lightweight and quick drying shorts. Perfect for warm weather. Great length, plenty of pockets. I now own multiple pairs.
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just purchased more...Awesome! I have owned 2 pair of these shorts for over 2 years and they have been fantastic. I just purchased 3 more pair because they are very comfortable, last forever, and they are very light weight to pack. The shorts have more pockets than you will ever need and the zippered pocket, on the left side, is very useful when traveling. GREAT PANTS!
Date published: 2015-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thumbs up good quality, vary comfortalbe
Date published: 2015-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great style Loved the overall style and functionality of these shorts.
Date published: 2015-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Compromise Purchase I wanted the Silver Ridge Stretch Shorts which I have bought previously but are no longer available. Theses shorts are very nice but not stretchy and are about 1 inch too long for me (I wear a 29 or 30 inch inseam in long pants and prefer a 9 inch inseam in shorts, but that is not available anymore). These shorts are light weight and comfy in hot weather.
Date published: 2015-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts I wear these for work and love them.
Date published: 2015-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shorts! Excellent for hot weather climates; well made, very comfortable, very light weight, soft, smooth material. Be careful that you get the correct size: my normal size is 36 and it was way too big on me - bought size smaller (34) and it is perfect. I bought the 36 thinking that because the site says it runs small it might be too tight. That is wrong - it runs large.
Date published: 2015-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! These shorts are very comfortable. I like the elastic inserts in the waistband so that it gives with bending while playing sports and/or hiking. They are a nice light material for summer but tough enough to withstand daily wear. They wash like a dream and take very little time to dry. I would definitely recommend these shorts.
Date published: 2015-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts These shorts are very comfortable in hot weather. They are handy for travelling because they can be washed and will dry over night. They are functional for hiking yet look dressy enough for wear in town. I liked the first pair I bought so much that I ordered another pair in a different colour.
Date published: 2015-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pockets Fit is great, material is nice and light for summer wear, lots of pockets to use as long as you don't carry anything with any weight or thickness as it gets uncomfortable. It's nice to be able to specify 8 or 10 inch lengths but I would even like to see a 6 inch length.
Date published: 2015-07-16
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Men's Body Measurement (Inches)
Pant Size 28-30 32 34 36 40 44
Waist 26-29 29-32 32-35 36-39 40-43 44-47
Hips 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 48-50
Inseam Varies by Item
Pant Size 36 40 44
Waist 36-39 40-43 44-47
Hips 41-43 44-46 48-50
Inseam Varies by Item
How to Measure
Mens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Neck: Measure at the base or thickest part of your neck.
  • 2. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 3. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 4. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 5. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 6. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.
Men's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
mens performance fit bottom
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
mens active fit bottom
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
mens modern classic fit bottom
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
mens relaxed fit bottom

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

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Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
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UPS 2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
UPS Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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