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Fjallraven - Women's Nikka Short

$120.00 $35.80
Technical trekking shorts in stretch and G-1000. Optimal cut and reinforcements make them comfortable and durable.
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Model is wearing: female
Model sizes: adult
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Product description

Technical trekking shorts in stretch and G-1000. Optimal cut and reinforcements make them comfortable and durable.Technical trekking shorts with attractive fit, made with stretch and G-1000 for high mobility and durability. Intended for trekking and climbing when nothing should hinder your progress. The waist is a bit lower in the front and higher in the back to sit comfortably when carrying a backpack. An extra piece of fabric in the crotch and the placement of the inseams decrease the risk for rubbing. The zippered hand pockets are placed for easy access even when wearing a hip belt. Large leg pocket with flap and a smaller mesh inner pocket on the right leg, a small pocket for a mobile telephone or GPS on the left leg. Stretch in the lower back and G-1000 reinforcement in the rear.

Product features

  • Trekking shorts in stretch and G-1000® that give you freedom of movement and durability.

  • G-1000 reinforcement at rear.

  • Extra high at the back of the waist.

  • Two hand pockets, a large leg pocket, a smaller inside mesh pocket and a pocket for a phone or GPS.

Product specification

Activity: Trekking
Family: Abisko
Weight: 500 g
Weight reference: in size 38
Fit: Regular fit
Volume: 0 l
Material name: G-1000|Stretch
Outer material: G-1000® Original: 65% polyester, 35% cotton Stretch: 63% Polyamide, 26% Polyester, 11% Elastane
Stretch Panels: yes
Reinforcements: yes
Waist: Mid waist
Gender: Women’s
Non textile parts of animal origin: Yes

G-1000

Adaptable for a lifetime in nature

 Hardwearing  
 Customisable weather protection with Greenland Wax
 Ventilating

 

CARE & REPAIR

How to wax G-1000

Made from a mixture of beeswax and paraffin, Greenland Wax is a simple, nature-inspired solution to the challenges faced in the outdoors. Most of our G-1000 materials come pre-waxed, but it’s still a good idea to know how to re-apply and remove the wax to adapt your jacket to the conditions.

1. APPLY WAX

Take the block of Greenland Wax and rub it with long, smooth strokes against the fabric leaving behind a thin, even layer. You’ll want to apply some pressure when you do this, but not too much that your movements becomes jerky.

2. MELT

Using an iron (or a hairdryer) on low to moderate heat, melt the wax into the fabric. Again use long, even strokes. Greenland Wax melts at between 55°C and 60°C (131-140°F), so try to keep the iron temperature around this point – you don’t want the wax to get too runny. Don’t forget to wipe off the iron after use before ironing other garments.

3. REPEAT

This step isn’t always necessary, but if you want to make the fabric even more water resistant, repeat the process several times rather than applying a single, thick layer of wax. This is a good idea for exposed sections of the garment such as the hood and shoulders or the knees and rear.

WAXING ON THE GO

You can also use the flame of a camp stove to melt Greenland Wax. If you choose to wax on the go, hold the garment roughly 20-30cm above a steady flame. Don’t start too close! Begin further away and slowly move the garment closer to the flame until you see the wax starting to melt. Be careful not to burn the fabric or yourself. Stretch out the fabric over the flame and move it back and forth until the wax has melted.

 

What happens when waxing products with down or synthetic padding or Hydratic lining? 
So you don’t affect the filling or sensitive synthetic lining used to stop down escaping through fabric, we recommend using a hairdryer to warm the wax. For down, you can also use a tumble dryer on a low heat.

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