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Pros Breathable, light, good debris protectionBreathable, waterproof, lightLightweight, great fit, sturdy instep strapHeavy-duty and durable, waterproof, warmEasy on and off, instep cord is replaceable
Cons Not waterproof, no ankle adjustment (may not fit larger ankles), Instep strap wears outNot as durable as other full-length gaitersNot very versatile, not water resistantExpensive, not breathable, heavyNot versatile, instep cord wears quickly
Bottom Line A solid pair of gaiters for a variety of environmentsThese 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 footwear
Rating Categories Rab Scree Rab Latok Alpine Overdrive Wrap Outdoor Research Crocodile Black Diamond Talus
Comfort And Breathability (25%)
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6
Debris Protection (25%)
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Durability (15%)
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Ease Of Attachment (15%)
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Specs Rab Scree Rab Latok Alpine Overdrive Wrap Outdoor Research... Black Diamond Talus
Weight for one (oz) 1.5 oz 4.0 oz 0.8 oz 5.0 oz 1.8 oz
Length (in) 6.5 in 15.5 in 4.5 in 17.5 in 7 in
Material Matrix DWS 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
Water resistant? No Yes No Yes No
Attachment Bungee cord with quick release toggle (spares included), boot lace hook, elastic ankle 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
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