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 (..
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 ..
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..
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..
CAMP describes the G Comp Wind as the ultimate glove for spring ski tours and randonee races. We think the hyperbole is justified. The basic glove is lightweight, flexible and grippy. It really starts to shine, however, when the wind picks up and your hands cool off. Hidden in the top of the wrist is a Windmit'N, which you can pull out and cover your fingers on the fly. This shield..
$79.95 From $59.95
An upgraded version of the landmark G Comp Wind glove, the new Power version features a premium goatskin leather for enhanced grip and durability. This makes it possible to use your skimo gloves for cold weather activities that have even more intense hand usage, such as nordic skiing or winter biking. The G Comp Wind Power still features the innovative Windmit'N that optionally pro..
The Gara Evo World Cups 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 ..
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..
$99.95 From $79.95
Not so great for arc welding, these gloves are more about arcing turns. The Black Diamond Arc is a durable and dexterous solution for ventures when you are doing as much climbing as skiing. A great all around glove for anyone who tends to wear gloves out quickly and an even better glove for those that just want something that will perform. A Pittards Oil Tac leather palm gives you ..
The perfect spring glove. The G Tech Dry used a sophisticated Hipora® membrane make it waterproof yet breathable. This is ideal for ski mountaineering where you are in frequent contact with the snow while working hard. CAMP made the G Tech Dry with a flexible yet snug fit, and then added extra grippy pads on the palm, index finger, and thumb to give you ample dexterity while climbi..
A warm, protective glove for modern ski touring. The Millet Touring Training Glove is built with female ergonomics to be precise so you can operate your bindings, skins, and other mountain gear. The glove has a waterproof, breathable insert so your hands won’t be frozen if you playing in the snow. Grip pads on each finger are perfect for holding poles or an ice axe. The Neoprene wr..
We always hear talk about “one-ski quivers,” the “perfect boot,” or recently “dual-certified helmet that’s vented enough to climb in.” What about the “one-glove quiver”? While some are too breathable and others too warm, Ski Trab’s Maximo glove is just right. With a nylon wind-mitt hidden in the cuff, the Maximo goes from a breathable and dexterous glove to a trail-breaking gauntle..
When your quests are of a more technical nature, you can call on the La Sportiva Tech Gloves. Designed for ski mountaineering and mixed climbing, the technology-laden gloves have movement-mapped fabrics designed for maximum articulation. Velcro wrist-closures keep the snow and ice out while sticky pads keep you attached to the rock. Leather reinforcements strategically reinforce yo..
As awesome as the waterproof Tech Dry glove is for spring snow scrambles, it can get a little chilly to use in the dead of winter. CAMP, never one to shy away from making a well-fitting glove for every occasion, answered those concerns with an insulated version. With the same breathable Hipora® membrane, the G Hot Dry is a great all-around glove for ski mountaineering. The Thermoli..
A women’s version of the G Hot Dry glove, the Lady has cut specific to women’s hands and light blue highlights specific to women’s tastes (ladies please verify this). It features the same waterproof and breathable Hipora® membrane which gives credence to the “Dry” part of the name. The “Hot” part is covered by Thermolite® insulation that will keep fingers warm during various ski to..
$119.95 From $79.95
Though not named after our store, the La Sportiva Skimo gloves fit right in. They are designed for alpine touring and work great in the dead of winter. The gloves feature a light layer of Polartec Alpha insulation, the most breathable kind. This allows you to have warm hands that don’t get too clammy when moving fast. A light Merino wool lining makes them comfortable for all day us..
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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La Sportiva’s version of a Race Overglove epitomizes the light ‘n fast movement. Overmitts are usually deployed on a windy ridge or when the temperatures drop, which is no time to be fumbling around. Instead of being tucked into a tight cuff, the Sportiva mitt is stored on the backside of the hand with a single elastic strap, which provides quick and easy fold-over access. The Race..
Sometimes a thin sheath of nylon isn’t enough. If you want serious backup protection for your skimo gloves, check out the Crazy Idea Over Gloves. They pack up small but contain a healthy amount of insulation to stave off frostbite. Just slip them on and the elastic wrists will hold ‘em in place. Use the palm window as necessary to operate any finicky equipment. The Over Gloves are ..
Lobsters have claws and now you can too. Really soft and warm claws that is. The Ski Trab Lobster gloves fit over a thin glove, adding insulation in a pinch (pun intended). Your Middle and Fore fingers will be mated in one half of the overglove, with a safe separation from their shady little cousins Ring and Pinkie. This is a good balance between group warmth and dexterity. If you ..
Dexterity is an extremely important feature in a touring glove, however dexterity does you no good if your fingers are cold and you can’t move them. La Sportiva decided to take matters into their own warm hands and craft a mitten to give you the best of both worlds. The lightly insulated finger pocket of the Skimo Mitten flips up and over the backside of your hand to vent heat or m..
A nice overglove with a window to let your fingers out. The Dynafit Storm Overgloves are great backup warmth...
"Ultralight" is starting to become an overused marketing word. However if any product can justify its use, it is the CAMP Windmit'n. The nylon shells weigh in at a scant 12 grams (0.4 ounces) per pair and pack down to the size of a tea bag. These are great mittens for slipping into your pack or a pocket and forgetting about until the wind picks up. When it does, having some protect..