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The First Ascent guides' choice for alpine climbing, mountaineering, and backcountry skiing. Goatskin leather at palms and fingers provides rugged durability and supple comfort. Highly water-resistant with included Nikwax treatment. Breathable, stretch-nylon on back of hands for enhanced dexterity. PrimaLoft® insulation and soft, microfleece lining deliver exceptional warmth.read less
The First Ascent guides' choice for alpine climbing, mountaineering, and backcountry skiing. Goatskin leather at palms and fingers provides rugged durability and supple comfort. Highly water-resistant with included Nikwax treatment. Breathable, stretch-nylon on back of hands for enhanced dexterity. PrimaLoft®…read more
Best in class and a true guide work horse! In no longer need to search in hardwear stores for gloves. The combination of leather with primaloft keeps my hands warm, but still holds up on demanding jurneys like Denali, the Himalaya or multiple trips up Rainier.
—Elias de Andres Martos
GOATSKIN LEATHER PALM AND FINGERS
PRE-CURVED FINGER CONSTRUCTION
8 OZ PRIMALOFT® GOLD ON BACK OF HAND
4 OZ PRIMALOFT® GOLD ECO WITH GRIP CONTROL ON PALMS
STORMREPEL® DWR FINISH ON STRETCH-NYLON BACK OF HANDS
LOW PROFILE STRETCH RIB CUFF
Goatskin leather palm and fingers; 89% nylon/11% polyurethane back of hand; 100% polyester microfleece lining
Measure around the palm of a flat hand at the knuckles, thumb excluded.
NOTE ON FIT: This glove has a close fit for dexterity. If you prefer a generous fit, order one size up.
Used them this weekend in Flagstaff @ Mt. Humphreys nice and warm. Appreciated good flexibility
Fit: Slightly Small
Use Situation: General Mountain hiking glove...
I bought these gloves with the intention of using them to climb Rainier. Work took me out to the Northeast during the recent cold snap over there and decided to try them out. Overall I felt they were a very good glove, they stayed warmer than most gloves and the only people who were able to stay warmer had to wear really bulky gloves or mittens. Since I had to use my hands a lot for work, that wasn't really an option. I'd say this is the best combination of warmth and dexterity (I was still able to operate small switches and dials while wearing them). I am a little concerned however about their durability. The weather was bitterly cold (around 0 to -4F) and I noticed small cracks forming on the leather. I'm hoping this is just cosmetic as the gloves still performed well, though I'm pretty sure the temperature was well below what they were intended for.
Use Situation: Working outside in cold environments