Fiona Outdoors logo My independent guide to the best of Scotland outdoors

Review: CimAlp Aiguines running skirt

Written by Fiona

June 21 2021

An independent and honest review of the CimAlp Aiguines trail running skirt.

CimAlp Aiguines trail skirt

I would call this a running short, but CimAlp refers to it as a skirt with built in shorts.

Features of CimAlp Aiguines trail skirt:

  • Fabric: CIMAFLEX technology for “stretchability” and breathability
  • 2 flat pockets in the inner shorts 
  • 1 built-in elasticated inner band (belt pocket)
  • 1 rear pocket
  • Flatlock seams
  • Drawstring
  • Colours: Black or grey
  • Size: XS to L
  • Weight: 132g
  • RRP: £62.42. currently £37.45.
  • See CimAlp for product details. This CimAlp link for sales (I gain a small commission for each sale, which helps me to run my website.)

Review: CimAlp Aiguines trail skirt

I love a skort, as many people already know. This is a lightweight skirt and with a nice design. The sizes are, however, small (go up size on what you would normally buy).

This is a skort with shorter shorts for people who prefer this style. The skirt and shorts are a bit short for my liking as I prefer a bit more coverage but I still like this product.

The mesh shorts are very breathable and comfortable. Although shorter than I normally wear they do not ride up when running.

My friend Nic took this skirt for a test-run and really liked the feel of it.

The outer skirt is made of a light and floaty fabric that is both easy to run in and offers a flattering look.  The fabric has Cimaflex technology, which means it is stretchy, breathable and wicking.

The only issue with the skirt is that it is very short at the back. You need a very neat bottom for proper coverage, although there are undershorts so it doesn’t really matter.

The flatlock seams add to the comfort of wearing this trail running skirt.

The waistband pockets are really useful for bits and pieces like gels and, perhaps, a small water bottle. The zipped rear pocket is perfect for keeping keys safe.

I am not so sure about he usefulness of the two small side pockets on the under shorts. What would you put in these as they are quite small?

Personally, I’d prefer a zipped pocket that was big enough for a smart phone.

Overall, it’s a lovely looking running skirt and made for people with a love of shorter shorts and skirts. The lightweight fabric is great and many of the pockets are useful.

More Like This


Review: Patagonia Women’s Point Peak Trail Pants


Review: The North Face Women’s Athletic Outdoor Full Zip Midlayer Jacket


Review: Rab Cinder Kinetic cycling waterproof jacket and Cinder Cargo Bib Shorts


2 Munros & 2 Munro Tops: Chno Dearg and Stob Coire Sgriodain


Review: Columbia Mazama Trail Waterproof Jacket


Free beginner’s guide to navigation by Ramblers Scotland