SQ2 Alpine Gaiters

SKU: 70050-CA-L



  • Weight: 11.5 oz (Pair)
  • Height 17"
  • Patent Pending Dyneema Bootstrap
  • Pinless Buckle Design for Fail-Proof Durability
  • Adjustable Closure Allows For a Tight Fit
  • Fully Replaceable BootStrap
  • 3-Layer Ripstop Hydrashield™ Upper and X-Pac™ Lower
  • Made in the USA

Medium - Fits Boot Size 10 and Smaller
Large - Fits Boot Size 10.5 and Larger

The SQ2 Alpine Gaiter incorporates the patent pending Contrail™ Bootstrap. Fully replaceable and constructed of high-strength Dyneema® rope, the Contrail™ Bootstrap is unlike anything else on the market. With a pin-less buckle, 3-Layer Ripstop Hydrashield™ upper, a durable X-Pac™ lower and a unique calf adjustment system for a perfect fit, this gaiter is sure to be the last you will ever need to buy.

The patent pending Contrail™ Bootstrap system incorporates ultra high strength Dyneema® rope, a pinless heavy-duty aluminum buckle and a unique nylon webbing adjustment design. The Dyneema® rope has a breaking strength of 1,600 pounds, is extremely cut-resistant and has the wear resistance of steel. This combination yields unprecedented durability in a fully replaceable bootstrap that will likely never need replacing.

Using a “V” webbing attachment on the instep of the gaiter, the tension of the bootstrap is spread wider on the gaiter and moves the bar tacks from the high wear center area of the instep. This increases both attachment strength and wear resistance.

The SQ2 Gaiter has a Velcro® adjustment design that allows the gaiter to be sized to the exact circumference of the calf. This creates a tight fit that can be adjusted with the number of layers worn. The nylon webbing strap at the top of the gaiter utilizes and integrated elastic portion which provides constant tension and a proper seal throughout your range of motion, keeping snow and debris out of the gaiter. Add a waterproof breathable upper and double layer X-Pac™ waterproof lower and you have durable weatherproof protection.

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Contrail bootstrap

Fully replaceable and constructed of high-strength Dyneema® braided rope, the Contrail™ Bootstrap performs unlike anything else on the market.


Dyneema® is 15x stronger than steel at the same weight, with a tensile strength up to 43 cN/dtex. As well as its extraordinary strength, Dyneema® excels in cut and abrasion resistance and has a high resistance to chemicals and UV. Dyneema® is so light that it floats on water and furthermore has a very high modulus (resistance against deformation).


Proven in the mountains, HydraShield™ technology excels in the most unfavorable weather conditions. Waterproof, windproof and breathable, HydraShield™ textiles are profoundly durable while also remaining lightweight and packable.

HydraShield™ technology prevents rain and snow from passing through to your body while transporting water vapors from sweat to the exterior of the textile during high exertion activities. This transfusion process ensures you stay warm and dry in all wet weather conditions.

Our proprietary line of waterproof breathable textiles, HydraShield™, launched last year with a 3-Layer textile designed for the ultimate in durability and packability. This year we have expanded the HydraShield™ line to include HydraShield™ SS, a waterproof breathable soft-shell, and HydraShield™ RS, a rip-stop version for increased durability in high wear pieces, such as our all new SQ2 Alpine Gaiter.


The lower of the SQ2 Alpine Gaiter is constructed from durable X-Pac™ material that can stand up to harsh abrasion while also providing waterproof protection.

Stone Glacier gaiters are proudly made in the USA. Not only do we manufacture our products in the United States but where applicable we also use materials and components that are Made in the USA. Our Head Quarters shop is located in Bozeman, MT where all Stone Glacier products are assembled, inspected, packaged and shipped by Stone Glacier employees.

Need Help?

If you still have questions, please feel free to contact Stone Glacier Customer Service at 406.404.0641 or by email at info@stoneglacier.com. Our office hours are 8 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday. You can also stop by our showroom located at 165 All West Trail, Bozeman, MT 59718.


We offer a "30-Day Money Back Guarantee". You have 30 days from the date of purchase to return any of our products for a full refund or exchange for a different size. Products must still be in new and resalable condition without any physical damage, stains, etc. We suggest upon arrival of your pack you fit it properly, load it with 30lbs - 40lbs and assure it is comfortable, fits properly, and meets your expectations.

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Stone Glacier products have a lifetime warranty against defects in material and workmanship. This limited warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear, accidents, loss, theft, improper care or cleaning, non-standard usage, or negligence. Any issues associated with normal wear and tear can be repaired at a minimal and reasonable charge. Please call or email us at the below contact information for any warranty related questions or issues. Proof of the original purchase may be required with any warranty request.

**Please Note: tears, punctures, burns, and damage from dogs or other animals are not covered under warranty but can be repaired at a minimal charge. Additionally, tears, punctures, and burns are not classified as defects in materials.

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Phone: (406) 404-0641
Email: Returns@StoneGlacier.com

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joe m.
United States

Great product that works well

I have worn these gaiters on one mule deer hunt so far while walking through all kinds of brush, weeds and various other plants in both dry and wet conditions with great results every time. I also wear them on my training hikes.This product just works and does exactly what it is advertised to do. I especially appreciate the fact that while on my mule deer hunt, I never had even one wildflower or other seed or plant part fall into my boots. They are somewhat stiff which help keeps them from sliding down. Be aware that the velcro is loud if you decide to adjust it while stalking or sitting and I put them on the wrong feet a couple times (don’t laugh it’s easy to do) which only means that the bottom strap buckle is now on the inside of your legs instead of being on the outside. They are well worth the investment and I am looking forward to wearing them on my October elk hunt in Colorado.

Jesse M.
United States United States

alpine gaiters

Overall I thought these were a great gaiter and built to last+-the only thing i dont like about them so far is I didnt like the oversized buckle on the bottom. Ive used a number of other gaiters over the years for everything from hunting lions in the deep snow to chasing sheep on the rough mountains and these have got to be the best built for rugged use.

United States United States

Awesome Gaiters

I've put at least 70km on these gaiters through sand stone, mountain shale and plenty of alberta forest full of aspen and rose bushes. These have held up great the bottom strap has next to no wear on it. My uncle has broken two pairs of gaiters from other companies on that bottom boot strap so I'm very impressed with this one so far. The fit is also better than any other gaiters I've tried because of the added velcro. All together I think these are the best gaiters on the market and we'll worth the money. Buy once cry once

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