Gear Test: Outdoor Research Crocodile GORE-TEX Gaiters

We’re out there in the thick of it with the Outdoor Research Crocodile GORE-TEX Gaiters, putting these snow gaiters to the test.

Highlights of the Outdoor Research Crocodile GORE-TEX Gaiters

Initial Thoughts on the Outdoor Research Crocodile GORE-TEX Gaiters

These Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters accomplish everything you’d expect of them — they keep snow and slush out of your boots. They lock in a secure and snug fit that’ll make your snowbound adventures all the more enjoyable.

Pros Cons
  • Exceptionally secure bindings.
  • The underfoot belt strap can be difficult to adjust once it’s on your foot.
  • Totally snow and waterproof.
  • The tapered design may be too snug for larger boots.

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What do you think of the Outdoor Research Crocodile GORE-TEX Gaiters? Have you tested them yourself? Share your thoughts in a comment below.

Arthur McMahon — Lead Editor

Arthur is Lead Editor of Backpackers.com. He loves to walk. It's as simple as that. He believes walking is the best way to experience the world. Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail was his first backpacking foray, and he hasn't stopped since. Follow his adventures and stories on Instagram.

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