Indestructible winter gloves

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Indestructible winter gloves

Post by ThankYouJack » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:50 am

I'm looking for some waterproof winter gloves that can hold up to dragging my hand while sledding :)

Any recommendations? I won't use them that much so don't want to spend a lot, but will if it'll make a big different.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by philpill » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:56 am

never gloves, only mittens. best is from CAMPMOR and are double wool fox mittens. inexpensive.

Fox River Double Ragg Wool Mitts

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List Price: $15.99


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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by Pajamas » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:59 am

ThankYouJack wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:50 am
I'm looking for some waterproof winter gloves that can hold up to dragging my hand while sledding :)

If you're serious about that, you might consider wearing cut-resistant textile gloves sold for oyster-shuckers or butchers over regular gloves or glove liners worn for warmth.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by blmarsha123 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:44 pm

How about snowboarding gloves or mittens? I bought a pair of Head snowboard mittens at Costco a few years back (less than $20 if I remember correctly). They have a nylon / microfiber interior fitted glove attached to a waterproof outer shell. The shell has wrist straps that tighten and a zipper pouch on top. The palm of the shell has a leather-like material for a better grip.

I don't use them for sledding or skiing (any more) but for shoveling snow; they have held up pretty well.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by bloom2708 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:48 pm

A thin pair of gloves under a nice big waterproof mitten is the best way for my hands to stay warm/dry.

I wear the Head brand gloves from Costco for normal winter activity. I wear them inside my mittens for snow activities.
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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by Shallowpockets » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:57 pm

Hardy cold weather work gloves. $11.99 at Harbor Freight.
I wore them in a GoRuck Challenge event. 12 hours outside. 17 degrees.
They are work gloves so the outers are pretty tough. Meant for abrasion.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by forgeblast » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:16 pm

look at the first ascent line of gloves. They are fully life time warranted too.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by ThriftyPhD » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:36 pm

Get some leather chopper mittens. Very warm, and if you get the right ones the leather is tough enough to stand up to icy snow.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by threebuns » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:45 pm

I use these neoprene Glacier Gloves for whitewater kayaking. They keep my hands warm and dry in 30 degree temps while wet. I can assure you they will keep your hands warm and dry. They are pretty cheap too, around $35. They fall apart after a season, but I abuse them pretty heavily. I'd like to get some fancy mittens this year, so I'm curious to see others people's responses.

https://www.amazon.com/Glacier-Glove-Pr ... B002T1G7M8

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by nanoanalyzer » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:46 pm

I love GI gloves. Have yet to ruin a pair, and they keep me warm in -5F. Brush the snow off after your run, and they stay dry. 75% wool, $10 per pair at your local surplus store. They come in 5 different sizes.
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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by ThankYouJack » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:22 pm

Thanks all. I'll check out some of the links.

I definitely want gloves (not mittens) and waterproof is more important than warmth. I used snowboarding gloves with liners underneath before and they held up pretty well so I may get the same sort of thing if nothing else stands out.

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Re: Indestructible winter gloves

Post by victorb » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:01 pm

I have had excellent service with gloves from Berne. They have ones with 3M - Thinsulate and a waterproof barrier. They also have them in large sizes up to 4XL. You can buy them locally or from http://www.bernedirect.com They also have great stocking caps with a layer of 3M - Thinsulate between two layers. Berne makes clothes for heavy-duty use and priced reasonably. You will not be disappointed!

Good Sledding to You.

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