Outdoor Research Men's Crocodiles Gaiter
Unlike some hiking companies, Outdoor Research didn't mess with a good design when they created their Men's Crocodiles Gaiter--a product based on their original X-Gaiter. It's a durable and dependable waterproof coverage that keeps rain, mud and trail debris out of your socks and hiking boots. The lace hook on the front is double-riveted and the instep strap is a urethane-coated nylon construction that can easily be replaced or modified in the field. Cordura nylon and coated packcloth reinforce the boot area while waterproof and breathable Taslan GORE-TEX fabric helps keep your calves dry and comfortable. At the top of the Crocodiles Gaiter is a 3/4-inch wide webbing with a cam buckle top closure. These gaiters are comfortable enough to wear over bare legs with shorts, although most hikers and backpackers usually pair them with trail pants, rainwear or other backcountry clothing.
- Upper shell fabric: Triple-ply 70D Taslan GORE-TEX®fabric
- Lower shell fabric: 1000D Cordura® nylon lined with durable 8-oz packcloth
- Backpacker® Magazine's 1999 Editors' Choice Gold Award
- 3/4-inch wide webbing and cam buckle top closure
- 2-inch wide hook/loop front closure
- Double-needle stitching on hook/loop front closure
- Hook/loop shear tab at bottom of front closure prevents separation
- Double-riveted boot lace hook
- Field-replaceable, urethane-coated nylon instep strap
Buy the Outdoor Research Crocodiles Gaiter for Men from Altrec.com. Orders over $45 qualify for free shipping.
Reviews - Outdoor Research Men's Crocodiles Gaiter
Just what you would expect from OR
I am very happy with about all the items I have chosen to go with OR for ... and these gaiters are no exception. They do what gaiters are supposed to do and are high quality. I have used them for mixed conditions: ice and snow, mud, rocks and up to a foot of river water - performed great. I own the Verglas and the Crocodile ... and plan to purchase the Expeditions for upcoming trips - OR has saved me hours of research.
These gaiters were of the highest quality. Very sturdy. Just a tip for sizing. My son wears size 10 shoes, his calf is 16 1/2 inches.The extra large fit him.
Have used these for hiking, snowshoeing, and general mountaineering. I always stay dry when wearing these, and despite numerous uses they look almost like new. Would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a good pair of gaiters. Definitely worth paying a little more up front to get a product that will last.