The Nut Shell Low Gaiter is a lightweight gaiter that is great for all around hiking. They will keep dirt, sand and stones out of your shoes, as well as stickers, burrs and thorns out of your socks and shoes. They also offer protection from ticks in low grass. They are suitable for fresh snow up to a foot in depth, and offer some calf protection when postholing.
Roll back panel reveals mesh venting
One-handed, top drawcord cinch
Velcro® side entry and closure
Coated 420D nylon shell
Grommet holes for under-arch boot attachment
Stay-put lace hook
Model: Nut Shell Low Gaiter
Weight: 3 ozs
Shell: 420D Nylon
Usage: Backcountry / Alpine Exploring
Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X Large
Vic Hanson - Nov 3, 2007 7:52 pm - Voted 5/5Good value and protection
I bought a new pair before I returned to Peru and they are perfect here during the dry season for the stickers and thorns along the old unmantained trails that I love to explore.
They cost $20 at backcountygear.com