Gear Up: The top 9 ski gloves of 2017

Gear Up: The top 9 ski gloves of 2017

It happens to everyone at some point: A chill creeps in, starting at your fingertips, and it slowly makes its way to your palms. You clap your hands together. You sit on them. You put them under your armpits. You do anything to keep the cold from settling in.

Having frozen hands is not fun when you’re trying to shred. Moreover, overheating on days when spring skiing is at its best is a bummer. That’s why we’ve compiled the list below, made up of the top nine gloves of 2017.

Astis Finch Long Cuff Mittens


“These works of art are hand-sewn mittens with hand-stitched beadwork that’s guaranteed to set you apart from the crowd on the hill…” Click for full review.

Hestra Wakayama


“No breaking in necessary with these beauties; they’re out-of-the-box comfortable thanks to a soft yet durable impregnated cowhide exterior and incredibly warm wool terry interior…” Click for full review.

Hestra Women’s Fall Line Mitt


“This mitt is constructed with malleable impregnated cowhide, meaning there’s no breaking in required. Velcro straps and a snug fit keep warmth in and cold out…” Click for full review.

Scott Sports Explorair Premium GTX


“This glove has pre-rolled fingers for max comfort right out of the gate; a soft goat leather exterior; elastane to up the stretch factor; and a small carabiner hook for hanging storage—on your pants, your pack or a coat hook, for example…” Click for full review.

Oakley Lone Tree Mitt


“In addition to its durable exterior, extra warm interior and waterproof Gore-Tex insert it has a practical zipper closure to keep wrists and hands safe and sound at all times…” Click for full review.

Reusch D Money R-Tex


“Slight padding and supple leather strike a great balance between protection and comfort. At the same time a solid Velcro strap provides a tight closure…” Click for full review.

Flylow Ridge Glove


“It has an oven-warm interior, comfortable yet durable pigskin leather build and it’s waterproof, thanks to the use of Sno-Seal beeswax and Flylow’s triple-baking process…” Click for full review.

Slytech Fortress Park Mitt


“This mitt appears to be simple at first glance, but under the surface is protective 2nd SKiN XT technology, which absorbs impact (just like Slytech’s back protectors)…” Click for full review.

Armada Throttle Glove


“This baby boasts built-in stretch, is constructed of stylish leather and has grips in the palm and fingers—ideal for locking in that blunt grab—that all work together like a true winning team…” Click for full review.


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