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Ideal for backpacking in buggy places, the Outdoor Research BugOut Gaiters(TM) keep insects and trail debris out of your footwear.
- REI refers to the unisex version
Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiter FEATURES of the Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiter Breathable Lightweight Insect Shield Repels Bugs 1in.-Wide Hook/Loop Front Closure Top and Bottom Shear Tabs Secure Front Closure Elastic Top and Bottom Edges Reinforced Boot Lace Hook Hypalon Instep Strap
- Moosejaw refers to the unisex version
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.
- Backcountry.com refers to the unisex version
Hiking gaiters will keep rocks, grit, burrs and pine needles out of your boots, but the Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiters will also keep mosquitoes, ticks, ants, flies and chiggers out, keeping you focused on logging miles instead of swatting and dumping shoes every few hundred steps. These boot gaiters are made from durable 8 oz nylon packcloth and treated with a chemical repellent called Insect Shield which is odorless, EPA-registered and good for 70 washings. Offered in 4 sizes to give you the perfect fit over hiking boots or shoes, the double-riveted lace hook and the ultra-durable Hypalon instep strap will keep them snug. From field research in Nicaragua to a day hike during tick season in the coastal foothills of California, the Outdoor Research Bugout Gaiters are ideal for any adventure where youll be rubbing elbows with hungry bugs.
- Altrec Outdoors refers to the unisex version