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Gear Review: Dirty Girl GaitersUltralight, simple design for light-and-fast hiking
Dirty Girl Gaiters are feathery light, washable, durable and inexpensive. And, despite the name, they're not just for women or style-mongers. Over one hundred miles of hiking and running proved it for me. Text and photos by Dan Larson
The fabric (swimsuit Spandex) stained, but didn't fray, nub, shrink, or stink after repeated abuse. To clean simply throw them in the washer and then air dry for a couple hours. The Spandex-y material breathed better than traditional gaiters too.