The Best Ski Gloves and Mittens for Women
Choosing the perfect ski glove or mitten can be a tall order when you take into account the different styles, the different branches of skiing and snowboarding, and the different needs each woman demands of her product. In this review, we compared eleven of the top women's ski mittens and gloves in some of the most demanding environments to evaluate for warmth, water resistance, dexterity, breathability, features, and durability. Each product in this review endured extensive testing in Washington's North Cascades, in frigid Canadian weather, in Colorado's dry mountain climates, as well as bitter days in Montana's Bridger range. Our testers demanded certain features and function out of each pair whether they were snowmobiling to Washington Pass or a spending full day days of lift riding at 10,000 ft in Leadville, CO.
Read the full review below >
Test Results and Ratings
|Displaying 1 - 5 of 11||<< Previous | View All | Next >>|
Analysis and Award Winners
You may also like:
Analysis and Test Results
After two full months of testing in an array of harsh conditions, we learned a few things and awarded some prizes! The Hestra Heli Mitt - Women's showed off its enduring warmth, versatility, and comfort winning the Editors' Choice Award. The Outdoor Research Arete - Women's was our Best Buy Award Winner, and the Arc'teryx Beta AR Glove - Women's proved to be our most waterproof and durable product, earning the Top Pick for Wet Climates Award. Our awards provide a great glimpse into the pros and cons of ski mittens vs. gloves, which we'll get to next.
Types of Ski Gloves and Ski Mittens
During our testing period, we looked at eleven products, each of which fits into one of three basic categories that prioritizes a different use. Before buying, make sure you identify what winter activities you'll be doing most, and what aspects of these categories are most important to you.
Ski Gloves vs. Mitts
Many women suffer from what we deem "Cold Hand Syndrome" during the winter season, turning typically fun winter activities into suffer fests. As a result, women tend to waffle between ski mittens and gloves, trying to seek out the best option to prevent their fingers from going numb. Our testers are these women who hav
— Amber King & Stephanie Bennett
Table of Contents
Helpful Buying Tips