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Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiter

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    Let the bugs know–there are no free rides.

    Hiking in insect-infested areas at the height of the season can be unavoidable and maddening. Keep the little biters from getting into your pants and boots with the Outdoor Research Bug Out Gaiter. This durable gaiter is treated with Insect Shield, which repels nasty little biting buggers for up to 70 washes.

    • Tough 420D nylon stands up to years of hiking and thousands of hungry insects
    • Super-tough Hypalon instep strap for year-round dependability
    • Breathable fabrics throughout allow water vapor and sweat to escape
    • Reinforced boot lace hook keeps the gaiter in place
    • Double-stitched front closure for added durability
    • Tough 1-inch wide hook-and-loop front closure
    • Insect Shield treated fabric repels mosquitoes, ticks, ants, flies, chiggers and no-see-ums
    • Item #ODR1094

    Tech Specs

    Material
    420D nylon
    Closure
    hook-and-loop
    Attachment
    instep-strap, boot lace hooks
    Weight
    [large] 4.4 oz
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Exactly what I needed

      So far used on two day-hikes- about 5 miles ea- in California hills. One with hiking boots and one with more sneaker-like shoes.Straps don't look worn yet although trail was very rocky.Comfortable and stayed in place. Didn't wash up very well ( dirt stains) but didn't buy for that reason, more important that is light colored to better see ticks. I didn't see any but not sure if repellant worked or there may not have been any. Got several compliments and questions on specs from my hiking mates.

      Great for portaging

        I initially purchased these for tick protection, turn out they are also great for keeping the small stones that collect inside your boot whIle wet portaging as well as on the trail during canoe treks. They hold a little water in when getting back in the canoe, but letting them drain for a second is better then taking off wet boots constantly to get out gravel. These have got wet then dry many many times & have held up very well!

        Great for your "Go-bag"

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        After putting these gaiters through the wringer myself, I had to get a pair for my brother. These are some tough cookies and have truly proven to keep sticks, stones and critters from finding their way into my hiking and hunting boots. And while they're not waterproof, they do hold up just fine for some early season bird hunting when there's a few light inches of snow on the ground. They pack down well and are easy to throw on or tear off while you're on the go.

        Jackets for your feet!

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        I love these, simple, I use em quiet often actually, especially when exploring off the beaten path in areas that have sticker seeds, or crazy tic/bug populations. I just like knowing i am covered. These do the job, pretty straight forward!

        Outdoor Research Bug Protection

        When you're heading into the mountains, more often than not you're going to encounter terrain inhabited by hungry, annoying bugs. To defend against mosquitoes, ticks, black flies and other insects-including those that can carry disease-Outdoor Research makes apparel designed to protect you from bites, some of which is treated with Insect Shield, an effective, odorless and EPA-registered insect repellent.