Salomon is a trusted name in adventure sports and running adventures. They have created a protective, comfortable product in their low trail gaiters that are designed to keep runners protected from debris that can interfere with their best performance. The unique material used in these gaiters allows for a flexible fit that moves with the runner and eliminates any risk of feeling cumbersome or overly stable. Salomon Low Trail Gaiters are reasonably priced, and runners raved about their easy on and off wearability. Runners were pleased with how quickly they could get these gaiters over their shoes, regardless of whether they are hiking boots or sleek running shoes. They are comfortable and breathable but do a great job of keeping out all different trail elements and act as a protective layer between the trail and your ankles. This gaiters come in male and female sizing options and are offered in two different color options. Runners were pleased with the affordable price but did comment that Salomon could have done a better job of ensuring a higher level of durability.
Keep reading our in-depth Salomon Low Trail Gaiters review to find out if it is worth the investment.
Salomon says that these gaiters do a great job of protecting the runner from any loose debris from entering the shoes or harming the ankle. Runners found these gaiters useful while tackling less groomed trails where thorns or vines could hurt the exposed ankle. They also found them useful while running on trails with unpacked gravel. Not only do they protect the ankles from loose gravel, but they do a great job of ensuring that no debris can enter the shoe and cause distraction or pain during the run or hike.
The high level of breathability can also be attributed to the lightweight feel of this gaiter. It weighs in at a mere 121 grams.
Additionally, these gaiters come with additional padding around the ankle bone to keep runners comfortable and provide additional support on more treacherous terrain.
Some runners commented that the strap that loops along the bottom of the shoe could be cumbersome and interfere with traction on the trails, while other runners didn’t seem to have a problem with this design element.
Runners generally use gaiters for their function and less so for their stylish attributes. The Salomon Low Trail Gaiters can be purchased in the runner’s choice of black or red.
- Elastic jersey material
- 121 grams
- Adjustable Velcro strap for precise sizing
- Three sizing options
- Padding around the ankle for added support
The price of Salomon Low Trail Gaiters are more than reasonable, but runners reported that they wished this product would have lasted longer and been less prone to punctures and tears. Overall, runners were pleased with this product and found the fit to be the key feature that made these as useful as they were.