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