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      Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiters

      Ideal for backpacking in buggy places, the Outdoor Research BugOut Gaiters™ keep insects and trail debris out of your footwear.
      • $45.00

      Item # 852795

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      • EPA-registered Insect Shield® Repellent Apparel helps repel mosquitoes, ticks and other biting insects
      • Insect Shield repellent treatment is effective through 70 washings
      • Breathable uncoated nylon packcloth provides lightweight durability
      • Easy-access, 1-in.-wide rip-and-stick closure opens in front for quick on/off; rip-and-stick tabs at the top and bottom create a secure closure that won't open while in use
      • Finished with a reinforced bootlace hook and a Hypalon™ instep strap
      • Average weight per pair is 4.4 oz.

      Gaiter sizes fit U.S. boot sizes as follows:

      • Small fits men's sizes 4 - 7 and women's 5 - 7
      • Medium fits men's sizes 6 - 9 and women's 7 - 9
      • Large fits men's sizes 8 - 11 and women's 9 - 11
      • X Large fits men's sizes 10 - 13 and women's 11.5 and +


      Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiters

      Specification Description
      Best use Hiking
      Waterproof No
      Insect repellent Yes
      Gaiter height Over-the-ankle
      Gaiter height (in.) 8.5 inches
      Lower material Nylon
      Upper material Nylon
      Lace hooks Yes
      Weight 4.4 ounces
      Gender Unisex
      Trademarked terms Insect Shield

      Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiters

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      Rated 5out of5
      by fromGreat protection and easy to use Great product - the fit was perfect and provided the protection I needed.
      Date published: 2014-06-02
      Rated 2out of5
      by fromNot for me Unfortunately the area where the velcro overlaps at the ankle is so hard and rough that it dug into my leg making them unwearable.
      Date published: 2013-09-09
      Rated 1out of5
      by fromWill not stay up on calves First pair I bought was a large for my 11.5 boot size and the gaiters fell down, collasped, scrunched up (whatever you want to name it) with either long pants or shorts on. Returned them and swapped for a size medium. Same problem. Taking them back and going to try the REI brand as a review for them said they were tight around the calves.
      Date published: 2014-06-17
      Rated 4out of5
      by fromGreat in tick infested areas I have 3 pairs of these. I am out in the bush every few days from spring through fall including climbing in rocky areas. The black legged tick or deer tick is common but these gaiters give me peace of mind. I had one buckle break but Outdoor Research replaced the gaiters with another pair. So far they have held up well. I highly recommend them.
      Date published: 2014-04-02

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