Lowe Alpine Mountain Gaiters

Went over the boot easily and sat just above the calf, meaning it didn’t need to be too tight. Lovely and light, but the Velcro-only fastening needs care to get it spot on. Good waterproofness, but less breathable than some.

Contact: 01539 740840, www.lowealpine.com
Verdict: Excellent all-rounders that won’t let you down, but a lot of money for a proprietary fabric and no zip.