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Men's Silver Ridge™ Cargo Short


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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
  • Uses: Trail
  • Style# 1441701

  • 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 4.7 out of 5 by 123.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great comfort and quality Living in Southern California, I wear shorts 9-10 months of the year. These are my go to shorts when I leave the house. I prefer material that is light and allows the air to flow enough to keep me cool. The adjustable belt allows me to take advantage of the ability to carry a lot of gear while hiking or about town. This is the third or fourth pair of silver ridge shorts and I hope that any future changes will only make them more comfortable and functional!
Date published: 2018-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These shorts are very lightweight Great fit, the lightweight material is perfect for the summer!
Date published: 2018-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Look These pants are really nice and actually improved from the previous one I bought just like this a year ago.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome These shorts are awesome! Very comfortable, and I love the 12" inseam which takes them down to my knees. I haven't purchased a single item from the silver ridge line that I don't love!
Date published: 2018-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Comfy and Dries Fast! The guys love these shorts! They are very comfortable and dry super fast!
Date published: 2018-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works For Me This is my third pair in different colors. Very light, easy to wash. Some slight variation in weight of material but all are light. Good cargo pockets, one with zipper. Side pockets lined with mesh could be a little deeper. wouldn't pay retail but often on sale. Wear in tropics.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great cargo shorts These shorts are very comfortable, fit perfectly, and I can't wait for better weather so I can wear them every day!
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from not happy with the fit not happy with the fit. Same columbia short size as what I've always worn, and my old ones fit me fine, but all three new pairs of shorts are tight. There was no return bag included with the order so Im' stuck with them. Probably will not order online again fro Columbia again
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fit Great shorts that fit well and are very comfortable to wear.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool shorts for warm hiking Shorts are extremely light and very comfortable. Quality material and fit exceeded expectations.
Date published: 2017-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight and very comfortable Very fast drying. Like the mesh pockets for this type of shorts. Nice to have a belt included, too.
Date published: 2017-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Shorts Ever These are by far the best shorts I have ever owned. I have multiple pairs and wear them all the time. The pockets are easily accessible and the fit is outstanding! I wear them to hike or just around the house. Living and hiking in AZ these wicking, light shorts are a must.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still the same. Have not bought in a while but very happy with the cargo shorts and pants I’ve purchased in the past. Received the Cargo Shorts I ordered and was pleased that the quality had not changed. To me, it’s well worth it.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for fishing I own 3 pairs of these shorts. They fit great, are lightweight, and have plenty of pockets. They also dry fairly quickly
Date published: 2017-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is great I bought these shorts for my husband , and he loves them. These were an excellent add to his other Columbia shorts. These are the only shorts he wears now.
Date published: 2017-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! Just purchased my second pair! Excellent. Very comfortable. Highly recommend. Great for hiking, vacationing.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best! I love these shorts. They are the most comfortable. They have enough pockets for everything too.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Deep Sea Fishing These shorts are great for the hot and wet conditions of deep sea fishing. I wore them on a 12 hour fishing day in Cabo. They were rugged and cool during several hours of catching Marlin.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Husband loves these!! I purchased for my hubby who can be very particular. These were a new fabric for him, but he seems to like them very much. We ordered 4 pair to stock up for next summer season. Loved the sale price!
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Roomy and Comfortable Great shorts! Lots of pockets and room where it counts. Material is light and dries quickly when wet.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very comfortable shorts. I use the shorts almost on a daily basis, they're very comfortable, they are very light and they dry pretty quick.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gift short I bought this short as gift for my husband.He was very pleasant,it fit very good and have enough pockets also some with zipper.Awesome.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shorts I own After I bought these I bought another in different color.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Travel must THE most comfortable shorts I own. Lightweight for hiking, walking, touring. Can be washed in sink and dried in a couple of hours in hotel room. Pack less! I bought two pair. I am 6'1" 100kg and the 10" length covers half my knee.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect short These shorts can be worn to dinner, as well as wakeboarding behind the boat. They fit great, the belt is a perfect addition, and they dry quickly.
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from guiding short true knee length short paints.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best short I own Love the product - very light and breathable
Date published: 2017-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silver ridge cargo shorts I absolutely love these shorts great fit really comfortable for a lot of movement. They are great to wear in really hot weather also really breathable and keep me cooler than a bathing suit would. They also dry really fast if you get them wet also.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great material This was a gift for my dad. He really like them. Great material.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I wasn't sure at first When I first got these shorts they seemed a little thin but once I'd actually worn them for a day or 2 I loved them and bought a 2nd pair.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from silver ridge cargo short the fit in the waist and hips was perfect but the legs were tight and I find that very uncomfortable Quality and function is exactly what I was looking for but the fit wasn't right for me.
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Quality - Good Fit I have many many Columbia products. The main reason I stick to the Columbia brand is two fold; 1. You get what you pay for. You can always spend more on other brands, I question weather you get more?? 2. Consistent fit. Order your size and it should fit. I order wide shoes and they ALWAYS fit. As do my shorts, pants, shirts, tee shirts etc.
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Durable, comfortable, all weather I own 4 pair of these shorts and 3 pair of pants. I Just got back from two weeks in Banff and Jasper Nat'l parks. We went on some serious hikes in various types of weather....cold,warm, rain, mud and a little snow. Came home thru them in the wash and they're like new. Some how I lost a plastic belt buckle part and called Colombia this morning. They r unable to provide a part or a new belt. They suggested I visit REI for a new belt or a discount on another pair of pants. I let them know that neither option was really acceptible in consideration of customer service. I suggested they order a supply of belts to keep locally.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Functional shorts Just like all Columbia shorts I have owned, these fit well and will probably last a long time.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight Shorts, Best for Hot Days "Modified from my Silver Ridge pant review." Nice pair of shorts for a hot day while doing some light hiking/walking on a well established trail. However, don't expect these shorts to offer much protection. Although the material does not tear easily, it will not serve as a buffer to branches or other obstacles, so stay on the trail. I've have mainly worn these shorts for urban adventures during summer months.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shirts on the planet my go to for everyday outdoor activities from boating to mowing grass. Great product stands up to all my activities.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable shorts! According to my husband, they fit perfect and they are very comfortable. He loves this shorts!
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from worth the purchase light weight, good length & dry really fast
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cargo Shorts These Shorts are just what I wanted: lightweight, breathable, comfortable and nice appearing.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! These are great for being out on a hot day. They are light weight and breath well too.
Date published: 2017-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cargo shorts I had been wanting a pair of these shorts so when they went on sale and with a 20% off coupon it was the right time. Very light weight, cool, very pleased with the fit and the stretch waist band is a plus. I will buy another pair or two.
Date published: 2017-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Short These shorts are super comfortable and are very light and breathable. I am so glad that I bought them!
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite short! My husband is picky about his shorts. These were a home run!! We found the first pair at Retail but they only had one pair in his size. I was thrilled to find them on the Columbia site, and them being 50% off was even better. He can get several wears out of them before they need to be laundered. They pack well too. Light, durable and comfortable. Thanks Columbia. We are big fans!!!
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great shorts I find these shorts to be very functional, light weight, and the fit and feel is great. the pockets are deep and use full. I have tried many others, but for quality, function and price These shorts are the best by far
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable shorts These pair of shorts are incredibly comfortable and fit perfectly.
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I bought the shorts to use at the beach and while I have not made it to the beach yet they are very comfortable and I believe will do exactly what I bought them for.
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great short Great shorts good for any summer time activity.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best do-it-all shorts Excellent shorts for anything you want or need to do. Columbia's best features, (see item description). Work, hike, or travel. Fabric is highly resistant to tears and wear, and always looks great. Feel cool when it's hot and warm when it's cold down to 40 degrees. Fast dry and wrinkle free. Take up no room to pack. Washing anyway, any temp and any heat dry, can't hurt them.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lightweight new tech material - great shorts Love the shorts. Definitely not the cotton shorts I expected. These are the new quick dry lightweight hi tech fabric. So they are better for hot days and for activity. Fit and length are great. The only complaint I have is that I am spoiled by other shopping sites that do not charge Tax or Shipping!
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Happy I love these shorts as they are light weight, dry quickly because they are 100% nylon and provide a barrier to sun burn. I have 2pair now that are 5 yrs old and still going strong!
Date published: 2017-08-25
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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.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
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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