The Waterproof ZipUp Leg Gaiters are a must have if you're planning on trudging though thick brush. These gaiters are design to protect your legs from brush, branches, snow, rain, and bugs. It features a boot loop to ensure that it doesn't ride up on your leg like other gaiters do. The zipper is used to easily put them on or take them off so no more taking off you shoes in the field. These are quality gaiters at a great price!