Whether you're day hiking, backpacking, hunting, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing in the front or backcountry, Armadillo LT™ is a solid gaiter choice for use. all year. They were designed for outdoor enthusiasts looking for a waterproof, form-fitting, lightweight and durable outer or mid-layer to keep snow, rain, mud, scree, rocks, debris, dust and leeches out. boots/shoes and socks and to protect your lower legs from brushy conditions. We know how important it is to have functional gear without compromising your level of comfort, which is why our design and material choices are so important.