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Flex-Tex II Gaiters

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Water-Resistant And Lightweight Trail Gaiters
COLOR black
SIZE: S/M
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Made from a durable nylon spandex blend, the Flex-Tex II Gaiters are perfect for scree-filled alpine environments. The Flex-Tex II fits a wide array of footwear and pant combinations because of its innovative “x”–shaped single draw back. Plus, they’re equipped with a high-visibility instep strap.
Fabric :
92% nylon
8% spandex stretch-woven
Weight :
4.2oz / 119g Avg. Weight for size L/XL
Fabric Performance :
Water-Resistant
Breathable
Lightweight
Movement-Mirroring Stretch
Abrasion-Resistant
Design Features :
Durable BioThane® Instep Strap
Reinforced Boot Lace Hooks
Functional Details :
Hook/Loop Front Closure
Hook/Loop Top Closure

RATING AND REVIEWS

Good short gaiters

3

I wanted to love these gaiters, and I almost do. The fabric seems durable and they're very effective at keeping out trail debris from the top. They're a perfect height for spring conditions with patchy snow/mud or summer hikes in scree or vegetation with a lot of obnoxious seeds. The downsides: The stiffened fabric on the bottom edge of the gaiters keeps them from totally sealing against some shoes. I noticed this most when wearing slimmer trail shoes and postholing in snow- I got a lot of snow in my shoes coming up through the bottom of the gaiters. The cinch system seems awesome, but if you cinch it down enough the routing of the elastic actually forces the top of the gaiter DOWN towards your foot, effectively shortening and loosening the gaiter.

Bozeman, MT

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Watch the hooks.

3

Rivet holding front hook is too small, allowing it to pop through the plastic shield after minimal use - with no hope in repairing. Instead of opting for a length warranty replacement process, just take the gaiters to a shoe/boot repair shop and have them install an actual lace hook (for boot). Such a replacement will provide a larger hook and wide flange that won't pull through. As far as the design, tell the boys in China to use better quality hardware - not just "enough to get by".

San Diego, CA

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Besides my crocodile expedition gaiters; the best gaiters!I

5

USED FOR HIKING AND CLIMBING AND SOMETIMES WHEN SETTING UP GARDEN!

TEMPLE,PA.

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Work great

5

Work great in the woods of the PNW.

Oregon, OR

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Perfect for tick protection

4

Great to keep ticks off!

Vermont

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Best gaiters ever owned!

4

Perfect for nordic skiing and hiking

Montana

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Loving them--Flex-Tex II Gaiters

5

I picked up Flex-Tex II Gaiters for travel walking trips, trail running, winter running (snow), and the like. Specifically I looking for a lighter weight option than my full height gaiters that would still be very functional. Loving the Flex-Tex II Gaiters.

Canada

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I would absolutely buy these again!

5

These gaiters are fantastic. They are nicely form-fitting, functional, weather-resistant and comfortable.

WI

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Great equipment!

5

I use these mostly for hiking and field time. They've been great when I haven't needed a over the calf length gaiter.

Anchorage, AK

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One season gaiters, possible design issue.

3

I like the gaiters which is why I purchased them. The fit and flexible design is the best I have found for hiking and backpacking use over my boots. Not too high, not too low. LIght and offers good coverage to the front of the boot. Only the instep strap which is the fluorescent color strap that goes under the boot eventually tears then degrades and then breaks. My new pair wore out after one season of normal usage. I have yet to find a suitable strap or fit it to act as a replacement strap. So the choice is to keep purchasing a new pair or look for another tool

San Diego Cal

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Discussions

Will the S/M size work with a women's 8.5 shoe? The specs say 4-8 for the S/M. I do not see just a Medium that would work with a size 8.5.

Caleb

Hi Caleb, The size S/M will fit a Women's 8.5 shoe. Thanks for contacting OR,

Paul

What is the best light weight gator for backpacking (mens) to keep bugs from biting right around the sock line on calf? Looking for something for my husband - he gets eaten up around the top of his socks. 6'1. size 13 shoe.

Pippi

Check out our Bugout Gaiters: https://www.outdoorresearch.com/us/en/bugout-gaiters/p/2431020015007

Jordan

Gaiters Size guide

Gaiters


Measurement shown in:
MEN’S S M L XL XXL S/M L/XL
4 – 735 – 40 6 - 938 - 42 8 - 1141 - 45 10 – 1343 - 47 12 – 1546 - 50 5 - 837 - 41 9 - 1242 - 46
WOMEN’S S M L S/M L/XL
5 - 735 – 37 7 - 937 – 41 9 - 1139 – 44 5 - 835 – 39 9 - 1141 – 45

How to measure


Please refer to your shoe size.