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Stormfront Gaiter

Stormfront Gaiter

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This bombproof gaiter is built for extreme hunts and heavy use. New internal hook system eliminates the buckle's exposure to outside wear and tear. Full Hypalon lower is built to withstand extreme abuse. GORE-TEX® Performance Shell upper maximizes breathability while keeping water out. Full front zipper makes on-and-off access easy, with a Velcro storm flap for additional protection and durability. Top cinch cord keeps debris out.

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Product Detail

  • 16.80 oz.

  • Hypalon Lower Half
  • Internal Hook System

  • DWR Finish

    Fabric Details
  • GORE-TEX® Fabric

This bombproof gaiter is built for extreme hunts and heavy use.  New internal hook system eliminates the buckle's exposure to outside wear and tear.  Full Hypalon lower is built to withstand extreme abuse.  GORE-TEX® Fabric upper maximizes breathability while keeping water out.  Full front zipper makes on-and-off access easy, with a Velcro storm flap for additional protection and durability.  Top cinch cord keeps debris out.

Suggested Boot Sizes:

M/L - 8 to 10.5
Top width (relaxed) - 17.5"                                        
Bottom width (relaxed) - 20.75"                                                            
Height - 15.75"

L/XL - 11 to 13
Top width (relaxed) - 18.5"                                          
Bottom width (relaxed) - 22"                                                           
Height - 16.75"

Athlete Perspective

Athlete Perspective

"The Stormfront Gaiters are a must for staying dry through creek crossings and deeper snow I encounter on mountain hunts."

- Sitka Athlete Adam Foss

Read Reviews (11)

Matt D.
September 23, 2016
Star Star Star

These gaiters are easy to put on and wear, provide excellent protection against the elements, and will keep you dry. They are noisy so good judgement must be used if you are stalking or otherwise need to be stealthy and unheard. IF you need to adjust the stirrup, be prepared with a lot of patience, needle-nose pliers, and be able to spend at least 3 minutes per stirrup. The inside hook definitely stays inside the stirrup hole, a testament to Sitka's quality made products. It is difficult to remove the strap from the hook and even more difficult to put it back inside a new stirrup hole, which is where the pliers came in handy for both needs. On a recent hunt, I wore them over my Ascent pants which kept the pants completely dry from the morning dew and rain-drenched grass. During heavy downpours, the Cloudburst pants over top of this setup kept me bone dry!

September 20, 2016
Star Star Star Star

Just got back from a 7 day horseback trip in the Tetons. We rode through snow, rain, mud, wind, and everything else you can imagine. These things literally saved my trip. Had a camera guy along and within an hour of riding in the snow, his socks and feet were soaked and freezing. Sitting in the saddle for extended periods of time caused his pants to ride up, allowing the snow to fall into his boots as it fell off of the willow marshes we were riding through. We had to stop twice to dry him out. These things kept my feed dry while riding and walking. Kept mud off my boots, and performed perfectly. One of those products you don't truly appreciate until it saves you. Love them.

September 5, 2016
Star Star Star Star

These things are legit. Tough as nails. I wear a size 13 boot and the l/xl fight perfectly. Some say there is a noise issue with these, but I don't have that issue at all. Wore them after a slight rain on an archery elk hunt and they were just as quite as my ascent pants.

Cody Colvin
December 11, 2015
Star Star Star

These gaiters are built to wear like iron. The upper section is light weight and flexible, the lower section is extremely heavy duty. Actually too heavy duty for my needs. The material is fairly rigid and doesn't flex very well with the boot. If you are using them a lot and want extreme durability they will fit the bill, but I'd rather have a bit more flexibility and comfort since I only use gaiters occasionally.

bart george
December 2, 2015
Star Star Star Star

These are the best gaiters I have found. They are really well built and durable in thick tough brush. I use them all winter on cougar hunts and they stay up on the leg and protect your cuffs/boots from snow. I ordered an extra pair!

November 29, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I purchased this product at field and stream. I got them and was not sure if i would like them or not. But this whitetail season i used them and i love them! they exceeded my expectations. I will always wear them when i am hunting. They worked perfect while a was walking in wet, snowy and thick brush conditions. I would recommend these to anybody who wants a high quality product that will enable them to hunt better without the annoyance of having wet pants and water in your boots and also getting brush in the top of your boot or getting brush up your pant leg. Great product!

John Kovacs
September 21, 2015
Star Star Star Star

ABSOLUTELY BOMBPROOF GAITER! I have literally put these gaiters though the ringer and the only thing I have found wrong is that the fabric becomes a little stained. I wouldn't head to the woods without them. They really save the lower part of your pants from getting beat up, keep your boots dry and you don't end up with debris in your boots. I have also noticed in the winter these things actually do keep my feet a little bit warmer when I do wear them. Another awesome piece of gear from Sitka. No reason why these shouldn't be with you every time you step into the woods.

Philip Glass
February 23, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I recently tested many Sitka products on my recent hunt for Ibex in Kyrgyzstan. 15 degree mornings at 12,500' found me horseback in the Tien Shan Mountains on the border of China. The Stormfront Gaiter is the most heavy duty gaiter I have ever seen. Its construction is stout to say the least. I put them to work in rocks, ice, and snow for a week in Asia with no issues at all. They really do the job of keeping you dry.

Sitka Customer Service
November 10, 2014

Hey Troy - Sorry for the inconvenience here and any blown opportunities. I experienced the same 'squeak' or noise you are describing. For me it was the strap rubbing against the rubber of the boot. I loosened the 'leather' strap a notch and it went away. Give it a shot and let me know what happens.

Troy Schmidt
November 10, 2014
Star Star

All my hunting heart is sitka so I bought these gators along with an entire sitka rain gear set for my 2014 archery elk hunt in colorado. Quality of the gator is amazing. Once adjusted the go on easy, don't slip down and kept my feet dry during three days of rain. Unfortunately the bad outweighed the good for me. These gators are flat out noisy. Im an archery hunter and primarily spot and stalk. No way you well get in close unless its pouring rain our windy as all get out. No matter how dry your feet are if your gator is getting you busted like it did for me no with the money.

Craig Temple
July 26, 2013
Star Star Star Star

Lightweight, durable, waterproof and comfortable are just a few words to describe these Gaiters. I wore these a lot this past winter and found that the keep your lower legs from overheating and sweating like other gaiters do. The adjustable strap on the bottom shows no sign of wear and neither does the lower cuff. Being a GORE HuntingTech I get a chance to test out a lot of gear and these are the best heavy duty gaiter I've used. The front zipper makes these easy to put on and the boot-lace hook keeps them from riding up. A couple snaps, full front velcro and the top pull cord ensure that nothing is going to get in. I wore these walking in thigh deep snow and never had any moisture underneath, not even from the top! I highly suggest these Gaiters for any deep snow or mountain hunts you plan to do. If you don't need something quite this heavy duty, checkout the Sitka Flash Gaiters as I'm sure they'll fit your needs!

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