Outdoor Research X-Gaiters

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I have had a pair of these insulated gaiters for over…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Fabric: Codura/nylon
Fill: Removeable closed or open cell foam

I have had a pair of these insulated gaiters for over 15 years and have finally worn them out. I wear these with a pair of Asolo telemark boots with 3 pin bindings and my feet have never gotten cold in temperatures down to -30 degrees. They have two types of foam insulation, open cell and closed cell. I tried the closed cell and my feet were too warm. If you can find a pair of these gaiters, grab them, you will not find a better insulated gaiter!

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Free Shipping. Outdoor Research X-Gaiters (Spring 2005) These durable, insulated supergaiters are designed to fit over welted leather boots, leaving the sole exposed for skiing or climbing. A 1000d Cordura boot section protects an interior layer of waterproof, coated packcloth from sharp rocks and ski edges. The boot section can be insulated with two types of foam: warm open-cell foam for use with step-in crampons, or firm closed-cell foam for crampons that require straps. Tabs of 2-inch webbing can be clipped into three-pin telemark bindings or into the bales of step-in crampons to keep the toe of the gaiter in place. At just over one pound, the X-Gaiter is the lightest piece in OR's line of insulated footwear. Features: Avg. weight: 17 oz./482 g (size L, per pair) Taslan Gore-Tex upper leg section 1000d Cordura lower boot section lined with coated 8 oz. packcloth 1 1/2in.-wide hook/loop front closure Hook/loop Cinch-Strap top closure Interchangeable open-cell and closed cell foam insulated lower sections Runaway strap D-ring 2in. webbing toe tab Shock cord around boot welt Forefoot and instep grommets Intended Usage: Insulates welted lace-up boots while exposing the sole

- Moosejaw

Outdoor Research X-Gaiters


The X-Gaiters has been discontinued.

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The Outdoor Research X-Gaiters is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen June 14, 2007 at Moosejaw.

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