Wearing lightweight race gloves in the backcountry has spoiled us since the dexterity is unmatched. However, rare is the mid-winter day warm enough to wear a thin glove exclusively. The Dynafit Borax Mitten allows you to enjoy your dexterous gloves while keeping your hands warm. Slip these over your tiny gloves (on your tiny hands?) and let the Primaloft insulation do the talking (insulating). An overlapped split in the palm seals out drafts and still allows for easy access to rip skins, flip risers, or tear open a package of rocket fuel. The lining is Pertex Quantum, a wind-proof, water-repellent, rip-stop wonder fabric that will keep your hand-pillows coming back for more. Thanks to the Borax Mitten, warm hands on a frigid bluebird powder day are common-place.
Pertex Quantum shell is waterproof, windproof, and rip-stop.
Leather thumbs and Grip Zone on the palm help with pole-grip.
Primaloft Lining is synthetic and still effective when wet.
Hey Andrew, the Borax will be a little warmer and a tad bit bulkier, though not by much. We've also had good luck with the Ski Trab overgloves. You would probably want stay with a Large in either offering.
Josh, I tested out the combo. The cuff of the Borax Overmitt does not extend enough to go over the cuff area of the G comp glove. So it does not interfere there. The Overmitt has all its insulation on the back of the hand so it is warmer there. There are designed to extend the warmth of whatever glove you are you are wearing. Generally you do not need to oversize.
would these fit over la sportiva skimo gloves? Ive been wearing kinco the last few years and im ready to invest in a better solution, my hands tend to run cold. l love the dexterity of kincos but my hands have been uncomfortably cold too often. thanks!
Ben, I tried the combo for you. The Skimo gloves are insulated and fairly big so do not work well with these Overmitts. These are more designed to go over a light racing glove. The better mitt to fit over bigger gloves would be the Ski Trab Overglove