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.
- Easy to put on and take off
- Great manual dexterity
- Warm and durable
- May run a bit small
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.
- Excellent Dexterity
- Every comfortable to wear
- Good quality
- Not designed for extreme cold
- Runs small
BLACK DIAMOND SOLOIST FINGER
The split finger design is perfect for holding onto the rope with ease and the protection from the elements.
- Superior Grip Strength
- Great warmth and dexterity
- Well insulated
- Split finger design can be somewhat limiting
- Only available in unisex sizes