Uphill gloves are lighter and more breathable than downhill ski models. They often have wind protection hidden in the wrist so you can adjust while on the move. Overmitts come in handy when the temps drop, digging snow pits, booting snowy couloirs, or if you need to spend a night out. Need help choosing gloves? Learn more
Make your mark on the junior ranks with Ski Trab’s Gara Teen glove! These ain’t your granddad’s clunky gloves, and they’ve got the breathable triple-layer softshell construction to prove it. They host an abundance of advanced materials, including leather on the index finger (the better to manipulate a smartphone with!), fleeced palms, and a stretchy polyamide cuff to keep out the f..
Plastic has taken on new life in the form of Primaloft Silver Eco insulation, which lines La Sportiva’s Race Overgloves to keep them toasty! Designed to be worn over thin skimo race gloves, Primaloft Silver is soft, water-resistant, packable, and breathable, making them handy (pun intended) for warmups or races that venture into the cold and wet. When the sun decides to make an app..
Unless you’re entering the boxing ring, finger dexterity in your gloves is a good thing. After all, we evolved opposable thumbs for a reason, right? Dynafit’s Tour Infinium gloves recognize this basic fact while still providing 80 grams of Primaloft insulation. If you’re not a fan of Primaloft, it’s probably because you haven’t tried it yet—being windproof, water resistant, lightwe..
If you’re anything like us, your hands tend to get really sweaty, especially during hard pushes on the skin track or at the thought of holding the hand of that special someone. To help solve the pandemic of sweaty hands, Crazy Idea created the Ski Alp Race glove. Using a breathable softshell fabric with selectively placed windproof protection, the Ski Alp Race allows moisture to es..
Every several years a new radical idea emerges from the darkness of the outdoor industry. What if, instead of having a pair of bulky thick gloves making your sweat on the way up then making your hands freeze, you had just the right amount of wind resistance, water resistance, and durability? Well, Ortovox designed the Tour Light Women’s glove to be just that. Featuring a highly bre..
With Gore-Tex and space-age insulated jackets readily available, it can be hard to truly imagine what 60 degrees below zero felt like for the early Arctic explorers, clad only in wool and primitive fur clothing. However, the level of cold you feel when your partner is moving slow and the wind keeps drafting down your neck and your hands are beyond numb must be similar to what they ..
Designed for agility, the Dynafit Racing gloves are made from Polarlite® DYNAstrech, a polyester / spandex blend that is form fitting yet very flexible. They also feature a soft chamude front which, combined with special silicone printed zones in the fingers and upper palm, offers excellent grip. The Racing gloves are finished with a brushed interior and neoprene cuffs to keep out ..
As active ski mountaineers know, layering is key to dealing with unpredictable weather. This applies to gloves as well. The CAMP Drymit'N is a handy companion for thin and dexterous skimo gloves when it gets colder or you'll be touching a lot of snow. Simply slide the waterproof mittens over your lightweight gloves to give your hands respite from the weather.
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Behold, the CAMP G Comp Racing. Breathability and dexterity were prioritized when designing this glove, but not at the expense of real-world features. The upper is made of a breathable elasticized micro-fiber whereas a durable anti-slip treated synthetic leather makes up the palm. These two halves are joined by an exterior-seam, box construction to further enhance dexterity and com..
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 (..
Into racing? Got hot hands? The G Comp Evo glove might just be for you. It's a dexterous, comfortable, and breathable glove well suited for high output winter activity. When the wind picks up, or you have a long descent ahead you can deploy the nylon Windmit'N tucked into a little pocket on the back of your wrist to keep your fingers from taking a temperature nosedive. Speaking of ..
The Gara (Race) Overglove is Ski Trab’s way of keeping all 10 of your digits cozy and dexterous. Lightweight overgloves are the preferred way of employing thin race gloves in sub-zero temperatures. Instead of Velcro that can ball up with snow and be rendered useless, the Ski Trab uses a double-layer lycra cuff with a sturdy pull tab to seal out the elements. Thanks to a generous am..
In order to tour fast efficiently, you need your system to be dialed from head to toe... and hand. The folks at Ortovox understand just how critical gloves are to a kit so they came out with the Tour Light Glove. Light and dexterous, these gloves feature soft merino wool that's directly woven into a Naturetec Light softshell material so that the glove is comfortable on the inside w..
The Gara Aeros are lightweight racing and adventure gloves with retractable wind protection. Uniquely the wind covers stow into the back of the palm, as opposed to the wrists. This adds a bit of warmth to the back of the hand while stowed, and also prevents reducing circulation through the wrists. The glove body is built with lycra fleece and a breathable Schoeller fabric that is p..
Dynafit has entered the market for transformer gloves that harbor bonus wind mitts in the cuff. Just unfurl the Pertex overmitt on the Mercury DST glove and you’ll instantly add several degrees of warmth and protection. Insulated with Primaloft, the DST starts as a fairly warm yet flexible glove with large zones on the palm. And when you hit the windy ridgelines, you can prevent th..
What would make the popular G Comp Wind mitts even better, you ask? Insulation, that’s what. Now get your favorite transformer gloves with bonus warmth, via PrimaLoft® Gold insulation. When you’re working hard and it’s reasonably temperate, the breathable Lycra gloves are all you need. But if the temperature drops or you hit a cold wind on the ridge, simply pull the overmitt out fr..
Technical ski descents often require building anchors and using special tools like axes and ice screws. For both of these scenarios, warmth and dexterity are critically important. The CAMP G Tech Evo Glove is a great option for those adventures since it offers a great balance between breathability and waterproof while throwing in reinforced leather on the palms and fingers for dura..
Some consider really cold weather to be "bad," but at Skimo Co, we stand by the saying "There's no bad weather, just bad gear." So when others are sitting inside next to the fire, grab Ski Trab's K Evo Wool Gloves to keep your paws comfy and score untracked turns. Trab uses its innovative insulation system that combines wool with Loft Soft to create a breathable and warm glove. For..
When durability is the name of the game, the FT Leather Glove consistently finds itself on top of the leaderboard (like that one friend who always seems to win at, "Settlers of Catan"). Whether your ski day takes you into the midst of a hurricane or secret pow stash, these gloves will keep your precious little digits dry, safe, and comfortable. When your, "best day ever," turns int..
Ski Trab has conveniently named their gloves to match their skis. So in practice, if your race skis are staying home and you are taking out your Maestro's on a beautiful winter day, you should grab your Maestro.2 gloves to complete your attire. Designed to work well on the up and down the Maestro.2 glove is built with a 3-layer, breathable softshell exterior. They have included 100..
Magic-Oh yes they are. The Ski Trab Magico.2 glove boasts an all-leather design that is as luxurious as it is functional. More leather can be found on the palm, thumb, and forefinger for increased durability where you work your gloves the hardest. Inclement weather means nothing to this haven for your hand. A full waterproof membrane lies beneath to keep out melted snow, or worst-c..
Whether you're benighted on Rainier or spending a frigid day in the Tetons, you will be happy you brought the CAMP Hotmitt’N. Lightweight and packability make the Hotmitt’N an easy piece of your kit to bring along. Windproof outer layer with down insulation is designed to keep your digits warm, even on the tallest peaks. When the weather turns for the worst or you're spending the n..
Cirque of the Towers, Cirque du Soleil, Black Diamond's Cirque glove. All are wonders to behold, but only one of them can be taken home. The Cirque glove is an odd combination in a good sense. Breathable with great weather protection, the Holy Grail of the winter glove sector. It starts with the Empel DWR treatment to keep melty snow from becoming a hinderance. Ready for whatever a..