Outdoor Research Overdrive Wrap
Black Diamond Talus
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Pros Breathable, waterproof, lightLightweight, great fit, sturdy instep strapHeavy-duty and durable, waterproof, warmEasy on and off, instep cord is replaceableBreathable, light, good debris protection
Cons Not as durable as other full-length gaitersNot very versatile, not water resistantExpensive, not breathable, heavyNot versatile, instep cord wears quicklyNot waterproof, no ankle adjustment (may not fit larger ankles), Instep strap wears out
Bottom Line These high gaiters will keep you covered in the snow and iceAn all-around all star for trail runsThese gaiters are a hearty option for big, cold climbsAn old school gaiter meant for high-ankle footwearA solid pair of gaiters for a variety of environments
Rating Categories Rab Latok Alpine Overdrive Wrap Crocodile Black Diamond Talus Rab Scree
Comfort And Breathability (25%)
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Debris Protection (25%)
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Ease Of Attachment (15%)
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Specs Rab Latok Alpine Overdrive Wrap Crocodile Black Diamond Talus Rab Scree
Weight for one (oz) 4.0 oz 0.8 oz 5.0 oz 1.8 oz 1.5 oz
Length (in) 15.5 in 4.5 in 17.5 in 7 in 6.5 in
Material eVent outer fabric, Stretch Watergate fabric rear panel, Robic Nylon ankle panel 86% Cordrura 14% Lycra Stretch Gore-Tex leg panel, Cordura Nylon foot panel Soft Shell/Hard Shell Matrix DWS
Water resistant? Yes No Yes No No
Attachment Rubberized instep strap, boot lace hook Lace hook, instep strap, velcro closure BioThane webbing instep with metal buckle, boot lace hook Nylon cord instep strap, lace hook, velcro, snap Bungee cord with quick release toggle (spares included), boot lace hook, elastic ankle
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