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Gear Heads - Gaiters

While it is tempting to leave them home and save weight, a pair of knee-high gaiters have saved me more than once. What’s the point of having expensive waterproof boots, if snow or water invades them from the top. Investing in a pair of gaiters keeps your feet warm and dry.

While these aren't the pair I have, they are similar and can be bought at REI.

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