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  • Ultralight, waterproof and breathable 3-layer Pertex® Shield nylon ripstop upper sections offer maximum breathability
  • Rugged 500-denier Cordura® nylon lower sections resist snow and rain while offering excellent durability where you need it most
  • Cordura nylon sections rise higher on inside of ankles for best protection
  • Low-profile leg shape reduces snagging; tapers slightly at ankles for a sleek fit
  • Asymmetric-shaped bottom edges are curved to fit boots evenly with no gaps, keeping dirt, twigs, scree and snow out of boots
  • Easy-access hook-and-loop closures open in front for quick on/off plus they can be adjusted for a custom fit
  • Tops feature comfortable 3/4-inch nylon webbing straps with low-profile cam buckles to keep gaiters from slipping down legs
  • Outdoor Research Verglas gaiters have double-riveted boot lace hooks to grab laces, helping keep gaiters in place
  • Hypalon® instep straps offer excellent durability and easy adjustment; loops above buckles keep strap end from flapping


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

  • Small fits men's sizes 4 - 7
  • Medium fits men's sizes 6 - 9
  • Large fits men's sizes 8 - 11
  • X Large fits men's sizes 10 - 13
  • XX Large fits men's sizes 12 - 15

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Best Use Mountaineering
Waterproof Yes
Type Of Waterproofing Pertex Shield waterproof breathable laminate
Gaiter Height Knee
Gaiter Height (in.) 17 inches
Lower Material Cordura nylon
Upper Material Nylon ripstop laminate
Lace Hooks Yes
Weight 7.3 ounces
Gender Men's