Stormfront Gaiter

Stormfront Gaiter

  • Made with GORE-TEX®

  • Big Game : Open Country
(3 Reviews)

The Stormfront Gaiter is the over-the-calf protection you need for hunting in extra-rugged environments. This durably lightweight gaiter is built with 3-layer GORE-TEX and a gripper elastic bottom to keep the water out. An internal ladder lock strap system keeps a low profile reducing abrasion and noise when navigating technical terrain.

  • Size:

    GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Open Country is scientifically optimized for engagement ranges of 50 yards and beyond at ground level in rocky terrain above the timber line.

    Sizing Guide

    Jacket & Tops Sizing

    Size Chest Sleeve
    Small 36 - 38" 33"
    Medium 39 - 41" 34"
    Medium Tall 39 - 41" 36"
    Large 42 - 45" 35"
    Large Tall 42 - 45" 37"
    X-Large 46 - 49" 36"
    X-Large Tall 46 - 49" 38"
    2XL 50 - 53" 37"
    2XL Tall 50 - 53" 39"
    3XL 54 - 57" 38"

    Pant Sizing (Inches)

    Size Waist Reg Tall
    30 30" 31"
    31 31" 31"
    32 32" 31" 33"
    33 33" 32" 34"
    34 34" 32" 34"
    35 35" 32" 34"
    36 36" 33" 34.5"
    37 37" 33" 34.5"
    38 38" 33" 34.5"
    40 40" 33"
    42 42" 33"
    44 44" 33"

    Pant Sizing

    Size Waist Reg Tall
    Small 28 - 30" 31"
    Medium 31 - 33" 31" 33"
    Large 34 - 37" 32" 34"
    X-Large 38 - 41" 32" 34"
    2XL 42 - 45" 32" 34"
    3XL 46 - 49" 32" 34"

    Equinox & Dakota Pant Sizing

    Size Waist Reg Tall
    30 31" 31"
    32 33" 31" 33"
    34 35" 32" 34"
    36 37" 32" 34"
    38 39" 32" 34"
    40 41" 32"
    42 43" 32"
    44 45" 32"

    Glove Sizing

    Size Palm Circ Length
    Medium 8 - 8.5" 7.5 - 8"
    Large 9 - 9.5" 8.5 - 9"
    X-Large 9.5 - 10" 9 - 9.5"
    2XL 10 - 10.5" 9.5 - 10"

    Gaiter Sizing

    Size Calf Circ Boot Size
    M/L 17.5" US 6-10"
    L/XL 18.5" US 10-14"

    How to Take
    Your Measurements


      Bend your elbow and put your hand on your hip. Measure from the center of the back of your neck, along the shoulder and down the elbow to the wrist bone.

    • 2. CHEST SIZE

      Take measurement under armpits, around fullest part of chest and shoulder blades.

    • 3. WAIST SIZE

      Measure around where you normally wear your pants, keeping the tape measure a bit loose or putting one finger between your body and the tape measure.

    • 4. INSEAM

      In a standing position,measure from your crotch to where you want your pants to end, breaking at the top of the shoe in the front and just above the heel in the back.

    • 5. GLOVES

      With hand partially closed, measure over the knuckles, around the hand, excluding the thumb.

    Fit Guide

    SITKA Gear engineers gear with a specific Fit and intended end use in mind. These functional designs provide the user with authentic garments for the right situation.

    Fit Descriptions

    We can communicate our Fit descriptions in 3 different ways. Keep in mind that each garment will allow for layering in accordance to the garments place in a system and described Fit

    • P/F
    • S/F
    • E/F

      Designed for minimal layering. Whether an early season piece or already insulated this garment fits to prevent inefficiencies in heat retention caused by dead space.


      Designed to accommodate layering for more versatility from early to late season climates.


      Designed for maximum layering in the worst conditions. Cut roomier to accommodate additional layering underneath.

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    • Cam Lock Buckle Closure on Top: Over-the-calf protection for the most rugged environments.

    • 3-Layer GORE-TEX and Gripper Elastic Bottom: Keep out water while maintaining a tight seal.

    • GORE-TEX® Technology: Garments made with GORE-TEX® fabrics are durably waterproof, lightweight, and extremely breathable.



    Product Comments

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    Forest Johnson
    Reviewed On 02/08/2020

    I wont speak a lot to the waterproofing aspect because this is one of the highest end options on the market. I promise it will keep you dry and debris free regardless the terrain. They all work. But these work the best.

    This review is going to address the buyer that is on the fence about spending the money on these gaiters versus a competitors cheaper alternative. I was that guy. This is my second gaiter purchase in a year. I run my gear pretty hard and put it through the wringer. The last pair I purchased were Kuiu Yukon gaiters which were fine but held the same design flaws as almost all the other high end options. These stormfront gaiters fixed almost all of those issues and that to me is why it is worth the extra investment, because sooner or later those lower end components will fail, and you will be faced with the same dilemma you are in now.

    The button snap closure was the first to fail on both of the yukon gaiters, followed by the metal buckle adjustment from being smashed against rocks and rendered unusable. Finally the sil-nylon straps delaminated and lost most of their integrity. They looked a mess after just one year of use.

    The Sitka gaiters use a streamlined buckle-less strap system which eliminates that issue altogether. The ladder lock design is incredibly efficient and rigid. The snap closure buttons are also much better integrated into the meat of the gaiter ensuring a much more secure hold and the potential of failure is far less. I believe they use the same foot strap material so that quality is to be determined. These gaiters are also reinforced in the high-wear areas but somehow maintain an even lighter weight than other gaiters while still being one of the most rigid and durable feeling options. Even the velcro closure is a much higher quality. You are paying for higher end build components and that will be worth every penny to you once in the field.

    Do yourself a favor and buy once, cry once. These are the most badass gaiters on the market.

    Reviewed On 11/12/2019

    What an awesome product! I used these for a 5 day Elk hunt in Colorado. The terrain included snow, ice, creek bottoms, grass, mud, and everything else Mother Nature could throw at us. The stormfront gaiter performed well in every condition.

    The fit was perfect as I ordered the Medium to fit over my size 10 Danner Mountain 600 boots, with room if I chose to adjust to a thicker boot. Feet stayed dry, and not a single piece of debris found its way into my boot. I will never go on a trip without these.

    I heard on a podcast that one user thought the gortex material was loud, but that was not my experience. It was a non issue when we stocked our animals, including tagging out. Proof is in the pudding. Grab yourself a repair.

    Reviewed On 09/10/2019

    Fantastic product!! Wore on them on a recent elk hunt and couldn’t be happier with them. The fit was great - no sliding around. We had misty rain and tall grass to walk through and these kept me completely dry. Obviously some minor heat retention being waterproof but it was minor as they still managed to breathe well. These will always either be on my feet or in my pack whenever I head out.

    Steven Drake - 08.11.2019

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