Gear Review: Black Diamond FrontPoint Gaiter
Made for ice climbers–perfect for anyone who needs tough, tall gaiters.
“A terrycloth bathrobe for your feet!” That’s how one tester describes these merino socks. On the inside, a terry knit (made using high needle count machines) creates a fabric that’s extremely soft and dense. Our tester marveled at the socks’ comfort range—from winter use to a 90°F, mid-July sweatfest on a Colorado trail. Credit merino’s excellent wicking, plus a mesh-like vapor channel at the top of the foot that enhances breathability. The articulated heel is reinforced (as is the toe) with recycled polyester. $20; 2.5 oz. (w’s M); tekosocks.com