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Hiking Gaiters: Their Purpose on Trail for a Thru-Hiker

Gaiters are an important piece of gear for hikers and trekkers. Many people aren’t sure what they are or what their purpose is on the trail, so we’re here to clear that up! Gaiters are fabric sleeves that go over your shoe and lower leg, usually made out of waterproof materials. They protect your feet …

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