Dirty Girl Gaiters
Finally got over my gaiter-phobia with these lightweight and easy to use gaiters. I have never been a big fan of gaiters, even though I knew they would be helpful, and the last time I wore them was on my Kilimanjaro climb in 2004. They always seem heavy and hot and uncomfortable. And I have always found it hard to find any that fit my gargantuan size 14 shoes. But since I have switched to lower cut shoes for hiking and backpacking, detritus in my shoes has become a problem. I've heard about Dirty… Full review
I've had a pair for 2 years and they're still going strong. Great for keeping cheat grass and stickers out of your socks. Full review
Since I have taken to hiking and backpacking with low-cut hiking shoes, I wanted a way to keep debris from accumulating in the shoes and causing discomfort. I tried another more commercially available brand gaiter, but they were very short lived, quickly developing holes to the point of no repair. Having tried Dirty Girl gaiters, I'm sold on them and plan to use them as long as they're available. Further cementing this decision is the fact that they have proactive customer service — something… Full review
Dirty Girl Gaiters have been adding style and sass to the trails since 2004, when ultramarathoner Xy Weiss made leopard print gaiters to match her leopard print jog bra. Weiss donates all profits to worthy charities, causes, and athletes.