Black Diamond Guide
Hestra Army Leather Gore-Tex
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Price $199.00 at REI
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Pros Warm, water resistant, durable, dexterous, lightweight and packableWell designed features, tough as nails, dexterousGreat 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 gloveDexterous for its warmth, inside feels soft and cozy, durable, above average weather resistance
Cons Expensive, lacks some featuresNot as warm as other high-end ski gloves, expensiveDoesn't get as warm as other heated gloves, expensiveNot very dexterous, take time to break in, if in between sizes you should consider sizing upExpensive, leather needs to be retreated slightly more than other models
Bottom Line Top-tier performance, coupled with exceptional versatility across a wide range of conditionsA great combination of fantastic durability and dexterity, an especially strong option for the resortWell-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 pairExpensive but durable, this leather do-it-all model is cozy and provides sound weather resistance
Rating Categories Arc'teryx Fission SV Marmot Ultimate Power Heater Glove Black Diamond Guide Army Leather Gore-Tex
Warmth (25%)
7
5
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6
Dexterity (25%)
8
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6
Water Resistance (25%)
10
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8
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8
Durability (15%)  
9
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9
9
Features (10%)
7
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8
Specs Arc'teryx Fission SV Marmot Ultimate Power Heater Glove Black Diamond Guide Army Leather...
Double or Single Glove Single Single Single Double Single
Gaunlet or Cuff? Gauntlet Gauntlet Hybrid Gauntlet Gauntlet
Palm Material Leather Cow-hide leather Goat leather Goat leather Army Leather (goat leather)
Waterproof Material Gore-Tex Gore-Tex insert CZone Gore-Tex insert HESTRA Triton three-layer polyamide fabric, leather
Insulation Type 133g Primaloft Gold Eco and 200g Primaloft Silver Eco PrimaLoft Gold Fiberfill polyester 170g PrimaLoft Gold and 100g boiled wool fleece lining Fiberfill polyester
Nose Wipe? Yes Yes No Yes No
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