$75.00
More Details Built to perform. Anywhere. The Men’s Tekware® Short is moisture-wicking, water-repellent and made with a 91% recycled fabric. Articulated seams and secure-zip pockets make this a performance layer you'll live in.
 $40.00
More Details The boxer-style Never Stop 7" Shorts have an adjustable fit to deliver on style and warm-weather comfort. These simple fleece shorts feature a versatile 7¼" inseam length, perfect for light adventuring and relaxation.
 $50.00
More Details The Women’s Never Stop Wearing Shorts are light, extremely durable, and feature moisture-wicking FlashDry-XD™. A secure-zip pocket and slash hand pockets ensure you have space for all of your trail necessities.
 $55.00
More Details The light, versatile Men’s Rolling Sun Packable Short has the performance features—such as moisture-wicking FlashDry™ and water-repellency—you need for those long, warm days that you wish would never end.
 $35.00
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With a gathered-elastic waist and 3" inseam, the Half Dome Logo 3" Shorts has the no-effort summer comfort you crave.

 $45.00
More Details The Women’s Wander Short features moisture-wicking FlashDry-XD™ and a water-repellent finish for all-day comfort. This versatile short comes with either a 3" or 5" inseam.
 $59.00
More Details The fitted Women's Movmynt 5" Tight Short brings comfort, performance and light compression to trail. With a high-rise waistband, zip pocket and moisture-wicking FlashDry™, the next summit or PB is almost assured.
 $79.00
More Details Made with a smooth, stretchable fleece (that's 96% recycled), the Women's Plus Canyonlands Jogger is ideal for adventures big and small. Available in extended sizes, this durable mid-weight pant will quickly become a go-to.
 $35.00
More Details The Boys’ Amphibious Class V Water Short is made for breezy exploration in and around the water. With moisture-wicking FlashDry™ technology and water-activated prints, the good times are all but assured.
 $45.00
More Details The Men’s Wander Short is stretch-woven and featured for performance. When you're looking for mobility and comfort on the trail, this sweat-wicking and water-repellent short should be your first choice.
 $40.00
More Details The Aphrodite Motion Short, featuring a soft, comfy herringbone fabric and four-way stretch, is the water-repelling, sweat-wicking, sun-protecting short you've been waiting for.
 $45.00
More Details The stretchier and lighter Women's Class V Short provides all-day comfort while also delivering the UPF 50+ sun protection and moisture-wicking performance you need.
 $55.00
More Details The versatile Women's Class V Do Everything Short more than lives up to its name. This easy-to-love short has durable, moisture wicking FlashDry-XD™, practical pocketing and a design that delivers all-day-comfort during a range of activities.
 $55.00
More Details The Men's Sunriser Short is made with a stretchable, 100% recycled body fabric. Featuring sweat-wicking FlashDry™, built-in compression short and a zippered back pocket, they are designed to take you further, faster.
 $50.00
More Details Highly wind-resistant, water-repellent and made with 100% recycled fabrics—this is the Men's Hydrenaline™ Short 2000. It has a design inspired by early-2000s performance wear and a secure-zip pocket, finding an ideal balance between form and function.
 $59.00
More Details The Women's Dune Sky 9" Tight Short, made with an 80% recycled fabric, has a buttery-soft handfeel, moisture-wicking FlashDry™ and a drop-in pocket on the thigh. With a versatile 9" length, it is ideal for an array of activities.
 $65.00
More Details Featuring a 100% recycled body fabric, the Women's Movmynt Short 2.0 is both sustainably-conscious and incredibly comfortable. A built-in brief liner and moisture-wicking FlashDry™ make this a go-to short for warmer weather.
 $25.00
More Details Water repellent and sweat wicking, the Girls' Never Stop Run Short is designed for active adventures in the outdoors. A brief liner, 3" inseam and encased elastic waistband ensure her all-day comfort.
 $30.00
More Details The Girls' Camp Fleece Short has a 3" inseam and features a breathable-yet-durable fleece fabric that is 70% cotton and 100% made for relaxation.
 $45.00
More Details The stretchier, lighter and more sustainable Women’s Plus Class V Short provides all-day comfort while delivering the moisture-wicking and water-repellency you need. These warm-weather go-tos are also available in extended sizes.
 $79.00
More Details Water-repellent, moisture-wicking and with a secure-zip pocket at the rear, the Men's Standard Short is designed to keep you comfortable as you redefine your comfort zone.
 $79.00
More Details Designed with input from our Athlete Team, the Men's Flight Stridelight Short is our lightest and most breathable yet. Laser-cut perforations, four-way stretch and a built-in brief liner help ensure your adventure-long comfort.
 $45.00
More Details We updated the relaxed-fit Men’s Class V Pull-On Short with an advanced-tech fabric that is 68% recycled. We also included extra stretch, FlashDry-XD™ and water-repellent finish. Let the warm-weather fun begin.
 $59.00
More Details Made with an ultra-soft, moisture-wicking fabric, the Men's Arque Short has a versatile 7" length and built-in compression liner for comfort and mobility during active exploration.
 $89.00
More Details The Flight Stridelight 2-in-1 Short is a light, super-breathable short with micro-perforations for breathability and a comfy compression that delivers just the right amount of coverage and support.
 $40.00
More Details The Women’s Wander Short Sleeve is a versatile layering piece made with a soft double-knit fabric. Featuring moisture-wicking FlashDry™, you'll stay as comfortable as possible during long days on the trail or on the wall.
 $50.00
More Details Highly wind-resistant, water-repellent and made with 100% recycled fabrics—this is the Women's Hydrenaline™ Short 2000. It has a design inspired by early-2000s performance wear, 3" inseam and a secure-zip pocket, striking the perfect balance between form and function.
 $75.00
More Details Built to perform. Anywhere. The Women’s Tekware® Short is moisture-wicking, water-repellent and made with a 91% recycled fabric. Articulated seams and secure-zip pockets make this a performance layer you'll live in.
 $35.00
More Details With a gathered-elastic waist, 3" inseam and soft fleece fabric, the Women’s Plus Half Dome Logo Short is available in extended sizes and delivers the warm-weather comfort you crave.
 $35.00
More Details The versatile Girls' Never Stop Bike Short is made with a moisture-wicking fabric that is 73% recycled. A yoga-pant-style waistband and curved seams will help her stay comfortable wherever the trail leads.
 $59.00
More Details Made with an ultra-soft, moisture-wicking fabric, the Women's Arque 3" Short is made for comfort and unlimited mobility during active exploration.

 

Open a world of adventure with durable black shorts

Our selection of bike shorts and active shorts are perfect for high energy sports and exploration, or when you just need something to throw on after a workout or around the home. There are plenty of styles with pockets for the trails and a comfortable inseam that won't rub against you while you explore. 

Men’s and women’s shorts

From the comfort of mid-rise to the smoothed lines of high-rise shorts, there's a style for you. Try on a pair of classic Bermuda shorts, fitted for activity and fun, or grab a pair of versatile runner or biker shorts. You can match these black shorts with any tops and sneakers in your wardrobe.

We're always adding trending men’s and women’s styles, so keep an eye on new arrivals to see what other great fits we have.

Comfort at home and on the go

Ditch the denim shorts and cut offs for casual shorts that maintain comfort along with style. Sweat-wicking fabrics keep you cool and dry in the summer heat, and breathability is a must-have for active shorts designs. Our drawstring shorts let you perfect the fit, but we have small and large sizes to fit a variety of bodies. Check out our extended sizes in women's plus size and men's big and tall.

 The comfy fabrics of our cotton shorts and sweatshorts are great for everything from a day on the trail to lounging. Whether you’re backpacking or chilling, these men’s and women’s black shorts are ready to go with you.

Don’t forget you can give the gift of The North Face, even without knowing the recipient’s size or preference. A Gift Card lets them pick their preferred black shorts for their next trip, whether they want men’s or women’s styles, plus size, regular, casual or active.

Black shorts by The North Face deliver performance and durablility while maintaining style, comfort, and versatility. Shop now to grab a pair of black shorts.