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Hiking Gloves

Hiking Gloves

Whether you’re planning to hike Glen Onoko, Pennsylvania in an early autumn morning or Stewart Falls Trail, Northern Utah in the middle of the winter; gloves may very well be one of the most important tools in your pack; it provides an important level of protection and comfort if you hike in adverse conditions.
Hiking with cold fingers is a worse issue, because your hands are usually exposed to the outer environment. Probably gloves are less important if you only hike in summer, but being out for a longer period of time without avoiding the walk in rain or high wind; hiking gloves became a worthwhile addition to your hiking wardrobe.
There are many types of hiking gloves depending on features like waterproofing, breathability, insulation, warmth and mobility. Therefore most people will opt to carry a lightweight or fleece liner glove and waterproof rain gloves to layer over the liners as needed.

OUTDOOR RESEARCH ALTI

A fine expedition gloves with a revolutionary 3d fit improved warmth and overall efficiency, the Outdoor Research ALTI gloves is a great option to have in your kit regardless of your winter adventure.

Pros

  • Easy to put on and take off
  • Great manual dexterity
  • Warm and durable

Cons

  • May run a bit small
  • Expensive

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SEALSKINZ ALL SEASON GLOVES

Absolutely brilliant, Sealskinz gloves are well made and fit really well. The glove has a high quality supple leather palm and rip stop upper, with waterproof breathable membrane this gloves is good protection from the elements.

Pros

  • Excellent Dexterity
  • Every comfortable to wear
  • Good quality

Cons

  • Not designed for extreme cold
  • Runs small

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BLACK DIAMOND SOLOIST FINGER

The split finger design is perfect for holding onto the rope with ease and the protection from the elements.

Pros

  • Superior Grip Strength
  • Great warmth and dexterity
  • Well insulated

Cons

  • Split finger design can be somewhat limiting
  • Only available in unisex sizes

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