It ain’t ironic – shorties emancipate the calfs and call for adventure.

It ain’t hip – fashion is forgone when you’re a long-legged style outlaw.

It just feels better.

Feels good.

Short shorts make legs seem even longer; ready to keep on movin’.

Here’s the formula: as the mountains get taller, the shorts get shorter.

[Royal Robbins knows that good climbing requires short shorts – Creative Commons Photo]