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Pros Warm, fairly dexterous, good price, comes with linersWarm, water resistant, durable, dexterous, lightweight and packableGreat 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 gloveWARM, lifetime warranty, basically two gloves in one, super water resistant
Cons Moderately durable, lower end materials throughoutExpensive, lacks some featuresDoesn't get as warm as other heated gloves, expensiveNot 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 If you seek a highly versatile price-point glove this is one of your best optionsTop-tier performance, coupled with exceptional versatility across a wide range 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 pairBuy this glove if you have ambitions to do a great deal of touring in a variety of conditions
Rating Categories Outdoor Research Highcamp Arc'teryx Fission SV Hestra Power Heater Glove Black Diamond Guide Outdoor Research Alti
Warmth (25%)
5
7
8
8
8
Dexterity (25%)
5
8
8
4
4
Water Resistance (25%)
6
10
8
8
9
Durability (15%)
6
9
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Features (10%)
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Specs Outdoor Research... Arc'teryx Fission SV Hestra Power... Black Diamond Guide Outdoor Research...
Double or Single Glove Double Single Single Double Double
Gaunlet or Cuff? Gauntlet Gauntlet Hybrid Gauntlet Gauntlet
Palm Material Goat leather Leather Goat leather Goat leather Alpengrip
Waterproof Material Ventia insert 100% nylon shell Gore-Tex CZone Gore-Tex insert Gore-Tex insert
Insulation Type Shell: 130g Vertical X
Lining: RadiantFleece
133g Primaloft Gold Eco and 200g Primaloft Silver Eco Fiberfill polyester 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 Yes No Yes Yes
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