Black Diamond Guide
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Pros Warm, water resistant, durable, dexterous, lightweight and packableExtremely warm, weather resistantWARM, lifetime warranty, basically two gloves in one, super water resistantGreat fit and dexterity, weather resistant, electrical heat works, great glove even when turned offSuper warm, extremely tough, great weather resistance, removable liners help them dry quicker, our go-to expedition glove
Cons Expensive, lacks some featuresVery expensive, heavy, bulkyNot super dexterous, inner glove not as durableDoesn't get as warm as other heated gloves, expensiveNot very dexterous, take time to break in, if in between sizes you should consider sizing up
Bottom Line Top-tier performance, coupled with exceptional versatility across a wide range of conditionsThis expensive glove is the warmest we have ever tested when fully chargedBuy this glove if you have ambitions to do a great deal of touring in a variety of conditionsWell-built ski gloves that perform even when the heat is turned offIf rugged capabilities and warmth top your list of importance, think about investing in this pair
Rating Categories Arc'teryx Fission SV Capstone Heated Sensor Outdoor Research Alti Power Heater Glove Black Diamond Guide
Warmth (25%)
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Water Resistance (25%)  
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Durability (15%)
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Specs Arc'teryx Fission SV Capstone Heated... Outdoor Research... Power Heater Glove Black Diamond Guide
Double or Single Glove Single Single Double Single Double
Gaunlet or Cuff? Gauntlet Gauntlet Gauntlet Hybrid Gauntlet
Palm Material Leather Goat leather Alpengrip Goat leather Goat leather
Waterproof Material Gore-Tex Gore-Tex insert Gore-Tex insert CZone Gore-Tex insert
Insulation Type 133g Primaloft Gold Eco and 200g Primaloft Silver Eco Back of hand: 200 g/m2 PrimaLoft HiLoft Silver
Palm: 133g/m2 EnduraLoft
Back of hand: 200 g/m2 PrimaLoft HiLoft Silver
Removable liner back of hand: 100 g/m2 PrimaLoft Active insulation
Removable liner palm: 60 g/m2 PrimaLoft Gold
Fiberfill polyester 170g PrimaLoft Gold and 100g boiled wool fleece lining
Nose Wipe? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
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