Altra Trail Gaiters Fully Reviewed & Tested
The Altra Trail Gaiters are uniquely designed for trail runners and racers who are dedicated to the Altra line of trail shoes. These lightweight, breathable gaiters easily and efficiently attach to any pair of Altra trail shoes produced by the brand. Even if runners don’t own a pair of Altra trail shoes but are looking for a pair of protective gaiters to keep them free from debris, dirt, snow, and rain during their outdoor adventures, these gaiters easily attach to any trail shoe with the help of glue on the kit.
Runners appreciated that the Altra Trail Gaiter is offered in a wide variety of colors to ensure that each particular style can be met. This is an affordable trail running gaiter that will give you many of the bells and whistles of the more expensive brands at a fraction of the cost. Although this gaiter is extremely lightweight, it provides runners with protection and puncture proof casing to keep them safe on all of their outdoor adventures.
- Compatible with all Altra Trail running shoes
- Multiple colors offered
- Only 2 sizing options available
- Works best when worn with Altra trail running shoes
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The material is a lightweight combination of nylon and spandex that is designed to stretch with the natural movement of the runner while also ensuring that runners stay protected. Runners liked this gaiter for obstacle races as well as any distance trail racing. The unique design allows for runners to change their socks and take off their shoes without the need to remove the gaiter. This saves time during endurance races.
Runners found that the most comfortable ride came from pairing the Altra Trail Gaiter with an Altra brand trail running shoe. This gaiter is very lightweight at only 1.3 ounces, so runners reported that they were able to forget that they were even wearing it.
- The high abrasion resistance material
- Lightweight 1.3 ounces
- Strapless design
- Multiple different color options
- Durable nylon and spandex material that is puncture-resistant
These gaiters are offered in a wide variety of colors and styles to match your style. Although the Altra Trail Gaiters are uniquely designed for Altra trail running shoes, they can also be connected to any trail running shoes using the easy to attach system that it comes with. There is a lot to love about this product, but hands down, runners found the price to be one of the most attractive features. It is nearly half as much as the average trail gaiter on today’s market, but the durability level is similar to their higher priced competitors.