Lightweight, tough gaiters that are suitable for bushwhacking and easy to make.
By Roger Caffin
In "Notes from the Field - Bushwhacking Gear - Fabric and Gaiters" I discuss gaiter design and show some gaiters I make for use in Australian scrub. These gaiters have served both my wife and I very well over the years, and are easy to make.
Recommended Materials and Equipment
Joining the Upper and Lower Parts
The Other Gaiter
# WORDS: 3630
# PHOTOS: 9
# FIGURES: 7
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Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
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