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Men's Hydropeak Hybrid Walk Shorts - 19" Reviews

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Ms Hydropeak Hybrid Walk Shorts - 19

True To Size
September 18, 2023

Super light and comfortable

These shorts are great. Very light, comfortable and quick to dry which came in handy while on some rainy hiking days.

September 11, 2023

Super Comfy

Wore these to play 18 with some friends. Walked the course and almost forgot I was wearing shorts. Later went on a hike and they wicked nicely. Great athleisure wear.

September 8, 2023


Husband loves these shorts

August 24, 2023

These things are awesome!

I bought these as surfing shorts but they are also great for hiking and swimming at the beach or in the pool.. They are thin and work for biking too!

August 21, 2023


These shorts are my daily go-to. Comfy, lightweight, well-wearing, and a bit of stretch. Bought 3 pairs and will buy more in a few years when this set wears through.

August 21, 2023


Best shorts ever

August 21, 2023



August 15, 2023

Super functional

Super Functional and stylish

August 11, 2023

Like a glove!!!

These shorts are great! They are airy yet fit like a glove. My only problem is that I didn't buy another pair.

August 11, 2023

Fits too tight

pockets are weird, fits too tight also

Response from Patagonia
August 14, 2023

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We are very sorry to hear about the issues you've encountered with these shorts, Please know that you are more than welcome to [return]( this product at any time as we want you to be completely satisfied with all of your Patagonia products.

July 17, 2023

The best

These are the most comfortable shorts I have ever had. I use them for all activities.

July 8, 2023

Board shorts with pockets, best of both worlds!

Love board shorts but miss not having pockets. These are the best of both, great for swimming or wake boarding and pockets to put your wallet and key when you dock and head to the restaurant or tiki bar!

June 30, 2023

Best shorts ever

Honestly, the best pair of shorts I own. Light and dries quickly. Love them

June 25, 2023

Fabric too thin

Fabric was so thin that it was indecent to wear (male anatomy was prominent). Otherwise fit well.

Response from Patagonia
June 27, 2023

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and we are incredibly sorry to hear about the fabric issues you encountered. Please know that you are able to [return]( at any time as your satisfaction is always guaranteed. In the meantime, please rest assured that we will be passing this feedback along to our Product Design Team.

June 22, 2023


From hanging around in to going out to clubs in hot weather (I live in Austin and Costa Rica). Easy to clean, even in the sink. Over 2 years, I have 3 different-colored pairs.

June 20, 2023

Shorts good for city walking or swimming...

I wear these shots often on long walks in the city (Seattle, primarily). By long walks, I mean walks of 13K steps or about 6 miles. I'll likely wear them on summer hikes to Rainier and the North Cascades as well. They have a slightly stretchy fabric which I like. Plenty of pockets as well. For me a size 36 fits just about right for a 6-foot / ... Read More180 lb frame. The length is about perfect not too short (most important to me); nor too long. My older pair had a drawstring around the waist which I liked; frankly, I haven't opened the new pair, so I don't know if that remains. The finish is flat, not shiny. Flat is what I like. I don't swim much any longer but if I did, they could be used to swim in, especially if you were wearing a pair of quick-dry undies underneath. I wish they made a pant version of these as well.

June 9, 2023

Perfect Shorts

Lightweight and breathable. Typically Patagonia shorts/pants are slim fit and for folks with muscular thighs, I struggle with Patagonia. I sized up from a 34" to a 35" and i'm very pleased with the fit.

June 6, 2023

Lighter than expected, maybe not for me.

For the right situations, these shorts are great. They are incredibly lightweight (think sun shirt fabric) so I'm sure that they dry quickly and travel well. The trade off is that they are relatively unstructured and don't seem very durable. I do a lot of wet wading and then might stop somewhere for lunch afterward, so I bought them for t... Read Morehose types of days hoping that they could also be for daily wear. For my preference, they are good for the former, but too lightweight for the latter, if that makes sense.

June 3, 2023

Super lightweight and breathable

Very comfortable lightweight shorts! Nice amount of stretch and movement freedom.

April 27, 2023

Super comfortable

I love how lightweight the shorts are. Quick drying. Its like a pair of board shorts with pockets.

April 26, 2023

Good, but lack of drawstring big misstep

I've owned 3-4 pairs of the previous version (Stretch Wavefarer Walk Shorts?) and absolutely loved them. Best shorts on the market. Ordered two pairs of these new versions from another online retailer, and they are generally just as good. Great for everything from dinners out with a polo shirt to hiking to swimming. BUT...why in the world Pata... Read Moregonia got rid of the internal drawstring is perplexing. Essentially requires the use of a nylon belt now for anything less than super casual, around-the-house wear, and can no longer easily use these as swim trunks. Big disappointment. I guess I'll keep these two new pairs, but definitely a downgrade from the previous version.

Response from Patagonia
April 26, 2023

We're sharing this feedback about the waistband of this model with our design team, Jeff. Thank you for this feedback! In the meantime you may occasionally find gently-used older-model shorts on our [Worn Wear]( site. We're sorry the lack of drawstring has been a frustration!

April 11, 2023

Love the Fit and Feel but Ripped on first wear!

I bought these to class up my act on summery days and was excited to try them out right after purchase on a vacation to Mexico. Fit perfectly with great stretch when on the move. I prefer a snug fit with enough play in the fabric to not pinch if the situation calls for action. The waist fit firm but not overly tight. I could wear with or withou... Read Moret a belt. Plenary of room in my pockets for phone and wallet without being too baggy or too tight to the thigh. Love the fit. Wore all day with no problem. They were light and airy. Temps were 80F and humid. Shorts were breathable and comfortable all day. Unfortunately the same fabric that was light and breathable ended up ripping the first time I sat down for the night on a chair. Right in the seat! So now my shorts that were my so called dressy shorts have a big embarrassing hole. I could stitch them but then they cant be used any where but for fun activities. Bummer! But I will still wear these, just not as intended.

Response from Patagonia
April 13, 2023

We appreciate all your detailed feedback and we're sorry to hear about the fabric! Your purchase is absolutely covered by our [Ironclad Guarantee](, so please reach out to our Customer Service team right away. We'll be happy to take care of you!

April 5, 2023

Great shorts!

I purchased two or three pairs last year. The color of shorts I purchased this winter was out of stock when I bought my shorts last year. This makes it 3 or 4 pairs of these I now own. These are the best shorts I own. Why? Featherweight, breathable, and wearable for most warm-weather occasions, from lounging at home to hiking and all things in betw... Read Moreeen. Fantastic product, thank you.

March 9, 2023

Great hybrid shorts

The shorts feel top quality. Tried them out in the pool, and they dry super quickly. The stretch is great! I'm not 100% of a fan of the stitching on the bottom, but if that's my only gripe - they are perfect.

October 17, 2022

Most Dynamic Shorts

Wear these thong out on the boat, for hikes, swimming, golfing, you name it. The best do it all shorts I have. Quality is on par for what you'd expect.

October 17, 2022


These shorts play golf and hike in Dallas TX when in USA where they wick away sweat and look like a dress short. And the shorts are perfect in the Okavango Delta the 5 months per year they are in the bush of Botswana where there can only hand wash and hang dry and are among the thorns and dust of Africa and young elephants fresh from a mud wallow. ... Read MorePockets are great for keeping wallet, passport and phone safe for travel and when in wet or brushy areas. This is a very good true fit product

October 15, 2022

4th pair

Loved these so much I got more. I will live in these couple of pairs, on the Grand Canyon next month.

September 24, 2022

Wore them all summer

These shorts fit well, dry quickly, and are super light. Ideal for hot summers and water sports. Wish they had a drawstring like their predecessor. The zipper broke about a month and a half after purchase. Looked like the glue failed. Easy exchange process.

September 21, 2022

Extra Comfort

Comfort right off the bat. Ride slightly above the knee and are fast drying.

September 19, 2022

Great shorts

Taking the material from the Swimming side and making great shorts was genius. Great for hiking or camping

September 18, 2022

Great product

Great fit, light weight, fast drying and comfortable.

September 16, 2022

Flimsy Wear

Not impress with the quality of the fabric. Flimsy. Lack integrity. Feels like underwear.

Response from Patagonia
September 27, 2022

We're sorry to hear these were a disappointment and welcome you to return them to our [Patagonia-owned retail store locations]( or our service center. Your purchase is covered by our Ironclad Guarantee. You might prefer our Quandary Shorts or Altvia Shorts. Thanks for your review, Richard!

September 6, 2022

Awesome Shorts

Awesome fit and design...these are a daily goto

August 29, 2022

I like everything about these

I like everything about these shorts. They do run a bit small, but if you buy a size up you are all set.

August 24, 2022

Great in the legs, surprised no stretch in the waist.

Good fitting in the legs - if you got some tree trunks on you, they look good. Maybe too tight for some. Surprised the waist does not stretch - I have other patagonia shorts and was surprised the waist does not stretch. While 34 is my waist size, it would be nice when I bent down to grab another beer that the shorts were a bit forgiving ;). Did... Read More also feel a bit tight around the nether regions. Had to find the best spot to where them on my hips to make sure everything is good down there. Overall, good looking, good colors, stretch in the waist would be a game changer.

August 23, 2022

Great Shorts - Leg opening too big

Fit was really good with the exception of the leg opening. The waist and the length were near perfect but leg opening on these shorts is gigantic

August 22, 2022

Very Light Shorts

I purchased these shorts as I needed a pair of tan shorts I can wear on an everyday basis. These shorts are good so far, had them for a few weeks. I like the very light fabric that keeps me cool in the hot summer. These shorts seem to run a bit big. They have a loop, for keys?, that is in the rear pocket. Sometimes this look gets in the way when ta... Read Moreking out my wallet and hangs out. Overall solid shorts that I would buy again.

August 21, 2022

Best Every Day Short Ever

So airy you barely know you have them on. I have found myself wearing them everyday this summer. I have so far socialized, traveled, walked, hiked, ran, swam, coached soccer, and played tennis in them. And they looked great the whole time.

August 15, 2022


These are the perfect summer shorts, cut just right, light material that is super comfortable and nice enough to wear out to dinner, but tough enough for a hike or even a swim.

August 5, 2022

I bought two pair of

I bought two pair of these shorts over the summer (one blue and one kahki). At first I thought they might be a bit too thin to be practical for every day wearing. I was wrong. These have been perfect for a very hot summer and have been my go to throughout. Great shorts.

July 30, 2022

Super comfortable stretchy shorts

I was gifted these for a trip to Europe this summer (thanks mom) and I am sure glad i had them with me. They are some of the most comfortable shorts I have ever worn. They had a lightweight, stretchy and breathable fabric that performed excellently walking around town and causally biking in hot weather. The pockets are generously sized and hold gea... Read Morer without dropping the shorts off the waistline. I did not take these in the water yet but I am sure they would work well based on the material. These shorts can definitely be dressed up as well for business casual events. Big score Patagonia! Thanks for being so creative and boundary pushing.

July 30, 2022

Super comfortable

Holy smokes this material is super comfortable.

July 27, 2022

So comfortable

Look like casual shorts, stretch and breathe like performance shorts. I was skeptical any shorts could do all things, but these can really go from the beach to the town without an issue. Patagonia remains undefeated in design and quality.

July 24, 2022

Light weight and super comfortable

Great for casual walking, hiking, playing golf and dressy enough for casual party wear. Nice!

July 22, 2022

Great shorts

Lightweight shorts that are multiuse. My thighs are larger and they fit right. I often run into shorts that are too tight unless the waste is larger.

July 17, 2022

A bit loose on the end

Would like a tailored/tapper version

July 15, 2022

So cool to be able to hop into the water!

I love these shorts. They fit great, they look great, and nobody can tell that they are ready for a pool or the ocean. I have no complaints and I've been wearing them very regularly during this hot summer.

July 14, 2022

Light and comfortable

Just like the review title says, they are light and comfortable. Bought two pairs, will buy more.

July 14, 2022


The material of these shorts is the perfect thickness, they are so comfy and all the colors look great. Ive been wearing them all summer, perfect for an impromptu swim cause these things dry fast! The length is great to a little above the knee not too long not too short!

July 12, 2022

Great Shorts...but do have a tendency to snag

Material is light, stretchy, and comfortable. I like them very much. They run a little big. The one sight negative is that the material has a tendency to snag and pull threads easily.

July 7, 2022

Liked Them!

Great shorts, comfortable, lightweight but durable. Liked them so much, I bought 5 pairs

July 5, 2022

Super Comfy

Absolutely great pair of shorts for casual wear. Technically a board short so you can go into the water with them but I strictly use them for casual wear in hot and humid weather. Shorts are very light, thin, and soft so it feels great even when it's hot outside. Also great for when you spill liquids or sauces on yourself, easier to wipe off t... Read Morehan other shorts even though it won't be 100% stain free.

June 23, 2022

Perfect boardshort subsitute when you need pockets

tldr; Buy them, they are great. wash and dry with no change in size. - They are a light material so nice on hot days. - I'll be wearing these shorts for everything: swimming, windsurfing, walking, golfing, sitting around, working, you name it. - I got these over board shorts because I don't have time to change when i take my kids to the... Read More beach, and I want pockets.

June 21, 2022

Best shorts around!

Stretchy, quick drying, and they always look good. These are my go to in and out of the water.

June 11, 2022

great fit and very light

With hot and humid weather in Houston they are the best shorts to wear in this type of weather. Great fit , good pockets, dry fast and discreet brand lable .

June 10, 2022

Nice idea but not quite there

These are much more walk shorts than surf shorts. The waist is a simple button closure, like hiking shorts, so as they stretch with wear or getting wet there is no way to tighten the waist other than to wear a belt. So if you are looking for board shorts with more pockets, these aren't really that. They are really just quick dry hiking shorts.... Read More For that purpose, though, the fit and feel are great.

Response from Patagonia
June 13, 2022

Hi Todd, sorry to hear that the Hydropeak Hybrid Walk Surf Shorts weren't what you were expecting. We do have the [Men's Hydropeak SP Boardshorts - 19"]( that are solely made for surf and have a tie front, that might be just what you're looking for!

June 9, 2022

Very light ideal for hot weather

Living in Houston with hot and humid weather these pants are great . Got 4 of them and are now my favorite . Have been using Patagonia clothes almost exclusively for over 10 years and very satisfied with their products

June 8, 2022

Easy walking

Light true to fit. Non binding movement. Pockets correct opening and depth

June 8, 2022

Perfect shorts

Incredibly light weight and comfortable. Easy to hand wash if needed. Drys fast. I want another pair

June 7, 2022

Best all around shorts

These are without a question the best all around shorts I have ever owned. I wear them for everything. They are professional enough to wear to work while also being perfect for casual activities like hiking.

June 6, 2022

Had to my shorts, shortened

Love them, wish you made a shorter pair My height come to my knees., who wants to get short hemmed ?

June 6, 2022


These shorts fit great and. very comfortable. I Wear them all the time. Plus theyre guaranteed by Patagonia

June 1, 2022


These shorts are the bomb!! I love the way they fit and love them when Im wearing them too.

May 30, 2022

Great shorts for warm weather climates and the beach

Love the fit on these shorts. I'm 6'1, 183lbs and the 34 fits me perfect. They look and feel great for casual wear. I have not yet worn them in the water yet. They don't appear as durable for water sports as some of the Patagonia trunks I've worn but certainly are prefect to jump in the ocean/pond/lake... Bought 2 pairs

May 29, 2022

Great for every occasion

Love these shorts. I have purchase several of these over the years. This current model is not as stretchy but they no longer sag because of that. Which is a great improvement. They don't take that much space or weight in the luggage. They also dry really fast. This makes them a travel essential.

May 26, 2022

Practical Comfort

These shorts look good, feel even better and have enough pockets for me to do just about everything! The khaki color is perfecly neutral for my skin tone. The shorts fit me through the hips and thighs nicely, allowing full range of uninhibited motion. The pockets are very discreet and deep enough to hold wallets, phones, etc. They are a new favorit... Read Moree of mine!

May 22, 2022

Awesome shorts

First off, sizing is perfect. I wear a 33 waist, which can be hard to find and I often have to battle with whether I should go 32 or 34, but these fit perfect. The length is a bit above my knees, which is what I wanted. These are labeled slim fit but I do not know what that is supposed to mean because they are very baggy. I do not have twig legs, a... Read Morend I do not mind that they are baggy (helps with range of motion), it was just not what I expected from slim fit shorts. The fabric is not very stretchy considering it is 13% spandex. The fabric has a very tight weave and it doesnt give a whole lot in any direction. Overall I love these shorts and they are now my favorite pair. I have never spent so much for one pair of shorts but these were worth it.

May 22, 2022

Needs to be 20 inches

Love every thing about the shorts except the length, would have liked an additional inch in length.

May 21, 2022

Dry comfortable, dry super fast, used for kayaking, got totally wet dry fast.

Very comfortable, dry very fast, overturned kayak and dry pretty quick.

May 20, 2022


Bought two pair and liked them enough to get a third pair. Very comfortable and functional. Im looking forward to see how they perform in the water. Like other technical fibrin it stains easily- Ill remember that chunk of bratwurst hitting my new shorts every time I wear them now.

Response from Patagonia
May 21, 2022

We're glad to hear these are working well for you! As for the stain, we recommend you take a look at our excellent [Product Care guide]( and see if you can use a combination of dishwashing liquid or a powdered laundry detergent. Be sure to skip the dryer as that will set the stain forever.

May 4, 2022

Great all around shorts!

These are great for the summer so you are ready for whatever life throws at you!

May 4, 2022


Great everyday shorts in warm climates.

April 28, 2022

One pair of shorts for lots of different uses

These shorts really deliver the multi-function promise of being hybrid casual/surf/swim/everyday shorts all in one. Fabric has great 4 way stretch, beads water, and dries quickly. I expect these will be a great addition for summer road trips when packing minimally can be really helpful.

April 19, 2022

Great hybrid short

Fits great. High quality.

April 14, 2022

Good for lake life.

Very comfortable and light weight. Appreciate the utility of the short. Looks good for casual wear but can be worn for various active endeavors as well.

April 11, 2022

Own 3 pairs!

Awesome shorts, they dry quickly

April 4, 2022

Great style walk shorts

I've always loved the Patagonia single button walk shorts. Comfort, flexibility and longevity with these shorts!

March 28, 2022

Decent short

The new short is not as good as the one it replaced but still a decent short.

March 22, 2022

Not good for biking

These shorts are great for everything except biking. The leg rides up your thigh as you peddle. Last years version works much better for biking.

March 13, 2022

Perfect for on or off the water

These shorts are perfect. I spend a lot of time working on a boat and they are super comfortable and have great mobility. They dry quick and look great off the water. Ill probably us then for bouldering as well in the summer

March 8, 2022

Nice fit

Nice fit a little snug by the thighs but comfortable. Drys quickly.

March 1, 2022

Fast Drying

Really fast drying, very well made. I really like a board short with a full set of pockets that you can wear just about anywhere doing almost anything.

February 25, 2022

Love em

Very comfortable and ease of movement. Great size pockets without being awkwardly large. Favorite shorts

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