Featuring three-layer GORE-TEX welded hardshell upper and a welded abrasion guard, the waterproof and breathable Apex Gaiter excels in ice climbing, mountaineering and skiing situations.. . This product will be shipped directly from Black Diamond and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only. GORE_TEX welded hardshell upper. 600D double-layer welded abrasion guard. Hook-and-loop front closure. Webbing with slide-release buckle upper closure. Nickle-plated instep-adjustment buckle. Neoprene-coated nylon instep strap. Imported.