Gear Review: Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiter

Cordura and Gore-Tex gaiters that have been a staff favorite for years.

An oldie but goodie, these Cordura and Gore-Tex gaiters won an Editors’ Choice Gold Award in 1999, and they’re still our gear editor’s go-to shields against deep snow, sloppy muck, and infiltrating debris. “I love the trim fit and the way they perfectly seal over my tele boots or any heavyweight hikers,” she says. 

With unshreddable (but replaceable, if need be) urethane-coated instep straps and a secure Velcro front closure, these are the gaiters that just keep on giving.


9 oz. (size S)