These slightly longer 12" length Kiwi shorts are designed to give that extra protection over the knees making them perfect for spring and summer hiking. The original fit is styled around the avearge sized male however the part elasticated waist and belt provide that extra room automatically adjusting the size to the body. Store all of those useful walking items in the 8 pockets inclusive of 1 cargo pocket which holds an O/S map and 5 security pockets. These hard wearing, easy care shorts are ideal for any walker who enjoys the comfort of shorts but desires the protection of trousers. With solar sun protection these shorts provide a barrier from the bright summer and winter sun.