Approach Short

$70.00  |  #63420  | New

Log the distances in the Approach Short. The durable yet lightweight nylon prides itself on having all the key performance features you need: the stretchy, abrasion-resistant fabric quickly dries and a water-shedding treatment tackles the trails in variable conditions. A moisture-wicking DriClime® interior waistband keeps you dry, cool and comfortable – one less thing to worry about on the trail.

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Approach Short

Log the distances in the Approach Short. The durable yet lightweight nylon prides itself on having all the key performance features you need: the stretchy, abrasion-resistant fabric quickly dries and a water-shedding treatment tackles the trails in variable conditions. A moisture-wicking DriClime® interior waistband keeps you dry, cool and comfortable – one less thing to worry about on the trail.

Features

Feature List
Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) 40, Abrasion Resistant Nylon, Durable Water-Resistant Finish (DWR), 4-Way Stretch for Increased Mobility, Quick-Drying, 12" Inseam
Main Materials
94% Nylon, 6% Elastane Dobby Stretch 3.7 oz/ yd
Fit
Regular Fit
Weight
0lbs 7.4oz (209.8g)

Technology

UPF

What is it?

UPF stand for Ultraviolet Protection Factor. Clothing can protect you from the sun's ultraviolet rays. It all depends on the fiber content, weave, weight of fabric and color.

So what's the difference between UPF and SPF?

SPF stands for the Sun Protection Factor, most commonly associated with sunscreen. This measures the amount of time it takes for skin to burn. UPF on the other hand stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor, which is a measure of the amount of UV radiation that penetrates a fabric and reaches your skin. For example, a fabric rated with a UPF of 20 will allow only 1/20th of the sun's UV rays to pass through.

Marmot UPF fabrics come in UPF 20, 25, 30, 35, 45 & 50.

What are the benefits of this technology?

Wearing a UPF fabric would greatly reduce your exposure to UV rays, (where it covers your body). Dark colors and tight weaves will have higher UPF ratings. As well, nylons and polyesters are better than plain cotton because they reflect radiation.

Wash & Care

Why do we encourage proper care of our clothing and gear?

Because you have invested in (or are thinking about investing in) one of the most technically advanced pieces of apparel or equipment you'll ever own and we want to make sure you have the information you need to protect and care for your purchase. Proper care assures you will optimize the performance of your Marmot product and maximize its service-life.

Clothing Care

  • Gentle cycle
  • Machine wash cold with like colors
  • Powdered detergent
  • No fabric softeners
  • Do not bleach
  • Tumble dry low
  • Remove promptly
  • Cool iron when needed
  • Do not dry clean

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