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Old 08-04-2013, 08:32 AM
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leg gaitors

Who makes a quiet, waterproof leg gaitor. Hunting unit 34 in NM this september. Was told I will need a pair.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:09 AM
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Re: leg gaitors

We carry a great quiet, waterproof gaitor from Kenetrek CLICK HERE
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Old 08-04-2013, 01:59 PM
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Re: leg gaitors

I got a pair of the brushed nylon type outer material. gortex inside. But they are kinda noisy. Looking for possibly a waterproof fleece gaitor.
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:24 PM
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Re: leg gaitors

Who told you that you would need gaiters in September in Unit 34? You won't need them. There will be zero snow on the ground. At night it will get into the upper 30's to lower 40's and in the day it will be in the 60's.
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Old 08-04-2013, 06:16 PM
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Re: leg gaitors

REI has a wide assortment of gaitors. Yes you want them, I don't hunt Colorado but I do hunt Wyoming. You can have 60* weather one day, and 6-8" of snow when you get up in the morning.

They don't take up much room, don't need them, leave them in camp, but if you wake up one morning and find snow, they are worth their weight in gold.

Besides keeping your feet dry, they also help to keep them warm. I did a lot of extended cross country ski trips when I was in Alaska. Where you'd freeze your toes w/out, your feet will be warmer in sub-zero temps with gaitors even if your feet don't get wet.
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Old 08-04-2013, 06:58 PM
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Re: leg gaitors

You can get them if you want them but the only thing it might protect you against in September down here in the mountains of New Mexico is the dew on the grass. It just doesn't get cold enough down here in September for it to snow. Maybe you can use tem when you go hunting in Montana or Wyoming sometime. But if it makes you feel better to have them then by all means get them. Just like kraig said, they will just stay in the camp if you don't need them. Which they will
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:05 AM
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Re: leg gaitors

It has nothing to do with snow. Its the dew on the grass. With the amount of rain my hunting area received this year, the grass has done very good.
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