When you prepare your clothing for a hike, one of the most important questions will be how to keep nature outside your clothing, rather than inside. The obvious answers immediately spring to mind – jackets, boots, gloves. But don’t forget your secret weapon – gaiters. Gaiters are a handy but often overlooked bit of gear ideal for walkers and hikers.

We know the weather isn’t always on our side – especially if tackling a mighty Munro in winter or… Honestly, any time of the year. That’s why we count gaiters among our essential pieces of walking gear.