Rated 3 out of 5 by Appyfive Good for keeping ticks off
The right color and the right idea to keep ticks from crawling up your legs; however, the gaiters don't stay very tight on the top and they constantly slip down my legs and bunch up above my boots. They would work much better if there was some way of tightening them on your pants as with winter gaiters.
January 22, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Shylo1 OR BugOut Gaiters
The gaiters strong points are that they are ruggedly built, easy to put on, and totally secure in their use. The negatives are that they are too billowy and although their topmost secure position irritates both my lower legs but I cannot tell why, maybe it is the impregnated resin. But I have worn them on three 9 mile hikes with excellent protection.
June 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by hbraun secon pair
Used the first pair for 2 years & they worked well
September 5, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bvanwoert great product
I have a paralyzed left hand and arthritis in the right one so I was a little concerned about difficulty in putting them on. The first time was a challenge but by the third it took less than 3 minutes for the pair. I have worn them all day since I got them and they are trouble free. Given the increase in ticks this year I expect I will keep them on whenever I am out side. OR gaiters are the best and these are no exception.
April 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Royezz Nice fit
This is my 1st pair of Gaiters, so I have nothing to compare them to. They fit very nicely and feel well made. I have not used them on a hike yet, but have worn them around the house with my hiking boots.
February 8, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by FitDoc low gaiters
(After initial use) These gaiters were used during a Boy Scout Klondike Derby and performed well. They kept boots cleaner and debris away from top of boots. Was unable to evaluate "bugout" feature in this weather. Gaiters appearance was good and they seem to be well made.
Only slight negative so far after one use is the positioning of the strap under the sole. It seemed a little far to the rear making it difficult to position correctly.
January 19, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Natural1 If you are thinking about them, get them
I cannot comment on the ability of these to repel insects, but they work well for the basic purpose. I wore them hiking through brush as deep as my thighs, and they made a noticeable difference protecting the covered areas. After a few uses to get the hang of it, removing and replacing them becomes easy. They feel very solid and inspire trekking confidence.
October 10, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hammer4400 Safari
I ordered these gators to go on Safari in both South Africa and New Zealand. They worked perfect and prevented much pain and suffering do the the many thorns and sharp grass that covers these countrie. I hate to think of the pain and suffering that would have occured without them. I highly recommend this product
August 26, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by AGardener Great product
I love these. I have gotten lyme disease from ticks twice (from gardening in my yard!) and needed to take more precautions. One thing I needed was something to cover up between my shoes and the bottoms of my pants - and these do that. The packaging says these are sized for Men's boot sizes. I wear a ladies size 9 and the medium fits fine. It fits securely and is snug enough to do the job. I also like the light color - good for repelling insects. Such a relief to have these.
July 13, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by Kisa keep your socks clean
I use these gaiters mostly for hiking and bushwacking in the desert Southwest. They are perfect for keeping scree, gravel, dust, THORNS, and stickers out of the boots. My boots and socks last much longer since they're protected from debris. I've even used these gaiters on a creek hike of Aravaipa and was the only one who didn't have to constantly stop to empty the gravel out of the boots. I gave them a four because I think they can be a little more breathable, but for their purpose they work extremely well. They also blend well with the desert dust and don't absorb sunlight like darker gaiters would.
June 19, 2011