Four reasons for the Termigaiter 2: Velcro opens instantly to allow access to boot buckles. Gripper elastic encircles the bottom of the gaiter to ensure a tight fit. Durastretch, a woven nylon and Lycra combination, is stretchy, abrasion resistant and waterproof. Most importantly, skiing without gaiters can leave your boots stuffed full of snow like a turkey at Thanksgiving. One size fits all.