Wondering what shorts to buy for rock climbing?
On this page, you will find all our shorts among the best rock climbing brands: Patagonia, Millet, Black Diamond, Salewa, La Sportiva. Enjoy our brands and models chosen by our climbing apparel corner expert. A lighter alternative to pants, climbing shorts are a staple of indoor climbing all year round and for summer outdoor climbing. They have the main advantage of promoting lightness and freedom of movement. With shorts, you have the guarantee your moves will not be hindered and you will be able to use your full pelvic mobility to reach this foot hold that seems so far. The drawback of shorts compared to pants, is of course the lack of protection against abrasion on rock or resin surfaces. Indeed, it is common to scratch one’s knee when climbing with shorts, pants would have protected the skin. It is up to you to make your choice between team shorts or team pants!