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How to Choose the Perfect Ski Gloves

When you're ready to hit the slopes for a skiing adventure, you can't overlook finding the perfect pair of ski gloves. Ski gloves are essential for a great skiing experience as they provide protection, insulation and grip.

If you're looking for ski gloves to keep you warm and protected in tough conditions, we've got you covered. Let's review some key elements of finding quality ski gloves, like what features to look for, different glove types to consider, how to care for ski gloves and more.

Why Ski Gloves Are Essential for a Great Skiing Experience

When it comes to ski gear, ski gloves rank high on the list of essentials. From the rugged terrains of the Pacific Northwest to the powdery slopes of the Rockies, proper hand protection is essential to a cool ski experience. Ski gloves do more than just keep your hands warm, so let's explore some of their key features and functions.

Protection from the Cold

The primary function of ski gloves is to provide protection from cold temperatures and biting winds on the ski slopes. Ski gloves come with varying insulation levels, and some even feature heated gloves technology for added warmth. Cold hands can ruin your skiing day faster than a snowstorm, and in serious cold, they can even be dangerous. Quality ski gloves are an indispensable part of your ski gear.


Anyone who's ever had a snowball fight knows that wet snow can lower your body temperature quickly. Here is where the insulation of your ski gloves comes into play. These gloves often come with a fleece lining or other warm materials that trap the heat effectively and help your hands stay warm, thereby rendering a comfortable ski experience.


Waterproofing is an essential feature to look for in ski gloves. Most gloves have a waterproof membrane between the outer material and the insulation. This feature helps to keep your hands dry even as you ski through powdery snow or in case of an unexpected snowfall, making your gloves weather resistance champions on the slopes.


While it's essential for gloves to be warm, they must also be breathable. Breathability ensures that sweat generated from your hands is adequately wicked away. Sweat can lead to wet palms and fingers, which can become cold much quicker than usual, making your gloves a hindrance rather than an aid. So, make sure your gloves provide good breathability.

Grip and Dexterity

Good ski gloves should offer excellent grip capacities, and this is where a leather palm or supple palm comes into the picture. This feature lets you firmly hold onto your ski poles and operate equipment without issues. Some ski gloves even come with touchscreen compatible fingertips, so you can operate your smartphone or GPS device without removing them.


The materials used in ski gloves vary according to the glove's purpose. Some gloves come with wrist leashes, which ensure that even if you remove them, they stay attached to your wrist (handy when riding ski lifts). The right material also ensures that your gloves can withstand the rigors of the skiing environment.


Good ski gloves also incorporate design features that are designed to enhance your skiing experience, such as a nose wipe or a wrist cinch for adjustable fitting. From knuckle guards to longer cuffs that slip over your jacket sleeves to keep cold air and snow out, design aspects in ski gloves pay a lot to your winter adventure.


It is essential to have your gloves properly fit. Misfit gloves can pose certain obstacles, including poor grip or uncomfortable finger movements. Trying on various sizes before picking your pair can give you an idea of what type of gloves offer the best fit for your hand's shape and size.

Safety on the Slopes

Safety is often overlooked, but ski gloves offer some key safety features. Gloves with wrist leashes help ensure you don't lose a glove when you take it off, and gloves with a reinforced leather palm offer better protection and durability. Plus, when gloves are well insulated with fleece lining or other protective materials, they will prevent your hands from getting too cold.

Wrist and Knuckle Protection

A good pair of ski gloves will also protect your wrists and knuckles. Wrist guards can help reduce the risk of sprains or fractures, while padding in the knuckles can help protect against impacts and abrasions.

Impact Resistance

The impact resistance factor of ski gloves depends on the materials used in their construction. For instance, gloves with reinforced leather or supple palms deliver better protection and durability than others. Some gloves even come with extra padding on the palms and fingers for additional protection.

Reinforced Palm

A reinforced palm refers to an additional layer of fabric or synthetic material that is sewn into the palm area of a glove to enhance durability and provide a better grip. This feature is especially handy for snowboarders who spend a lot of time with their hands on the ground.

Choosing the Right Ski Gloves for Your Needs

Now that we have discussed the importance of ski gloves let's move on to selecting the right pair for your needs. There are several factors to consider when shopping for ski gloves.

Different Types of Ski Gloves

Ski gloves come in various types, classified according to cut or light factors, such as mittens, three-finger gloves and five-finger gloves.


Mittens are the warmest type of ski glove. They have a single large pocket for all four fingers, which helps keep your fingers warmer by allowing them to share heat.

Three Finger Gloves

Three-finger gloves, also known as "lobster" gloves, have a unique design with two fingers in one pocket and the other two in a separate pocket. This design balances the warmth of mittens and the dexterity of five-finger gloves.

Five Finger Gloves

These are the traditional ski gloves that allow for the most maneuverability and grip. The dexterity they allow makes them popular with many skiers, especially those who enjoy winter sports that require a lot of hand movement.

Factors to Consider

When choosing ski gloves, you must consider important aspects such as temperature rating, size fit, activity level and glove materials.

Temperature Rating

The temperature rating of a glove refers to the lowest temperature at which the glove will keep your hands warm. This feature is crucial, especially for skiers who intend to hit the slopes in freezing conditions.

Size and Fit

The size and fit of your ski gloves are directly proportional to your glove performance. Gloves that are too tight can restrict movement and cause discomfort, while gloves that are too loose may not provide sufficient warmth. Also, ill-fitted gloves can wind down the mountain easily.

Activity Level

Your activity level — whether you are a casual skier, cross-country skier or an aggressive downhill skier — plays a significant role in the type of gloves you should select. The more intense the activity, the more heat your body generates and the less insulation you may need.

Understanding Glove Materials

Ski gloves are manufactured using various materials, including leather, synthetic fabrics and hybrid materials. Understanding these materials is central to choosing the appropriate pair of gloves.


Leather ski gloves are usually the most expensive but offer excellent durability, weather resistance and comfort. They are made from natural leather, which provides a superior grip and becomes more supple over time. However, they require proper care and regular waterproofing to maintain their effectiveness.

Synthetic Fabrics

Ski gloves made from synthetic fabrics are typically more affordable, flexible and quicker to dry than their leather counterparts. They are often waterproof, breathable and come in various styles and colors, making them a popular choice among recreational skiers.

Hybrid Materials

Hybrids are a seamless blend of leather and synthetic materials. They can offer the best of both worlds when it comes to durability, dexterity, water resistance and cost.

Before you embark on your skiing adventure, ensure you have selected the proper ski gear, with special focus on ski gloves. Understand that each feature has a specific function. For example, a nose wipe is handy when your nose starts to run in cold weather, and a wrist cinch helps secure your gloves to your preferred tightness.

Proper Care and Maintenance of Ski Gloves

Owning high-quality ski gloves, like those with a leather palm or even heated gloves, is just half the task. Ensuring they last long is crucial. Let's dive into the must-knows in maintaining your ski gloves.

Cleaning and Drying

Proper cleaning and drying of ski gloves help preserve their quality and enhance their effectiveness. It’s important to ensure your gloves' supple palm and weather-resistance properties remain intact during cleaning.


Most ski gloves are handwash friendly. Use a mild liquid detergent, then gently rub the gloves together to cleanse them. Remember to focus on the leather palm when cleaning to maintain its grip. But be sure to check the specific cleaning instructions for your gloves.

Machine Washing

While not all ski gloves are machine washable, those that are require a little more care. Always use a delicate cycle and mild detergent. Place the gloves in a laundry bag during the cycle to protect them from harsh tumbling.

Drying Methods

The right drying method guarantees the longevity of ski gloves. Avoid high heat or direct sunlight, which can damage the waterproof membrane or leather palm. Air drying is best, with the gloves laid flat to keep their shape. For speedier drying, use a towel to blot out as much water as possible before setting the gloves out to dry.

Storage Tips

Storage is crucial in maintaining your ski gear. Store your gloves in a cool, dry place. Always keep them away from direct sunlight. Remember to securely fasten the wrist cinch to maintain the shape and to secure the wrist leashes to avoid misplacement.

Avoiding Moisture

Maintain the weather resistance of your gloves by keeping them away from moisture. Damp environments can lead to mold, which can ruin your gloves. If your gloves get wet, dry them properly before storage.

Protection from Pests

Pests can damage your gloves. Keep them in a secure place and use cedar or mothballs for added protection. Fleece lining, for example, can attract pests, so extra care should be taken.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Gloves, like all ski gear, can develop issues over time. It’s crucial that you address these issues promptly to maintain the effectiveness and longevity of your gloves.

Glove Odor

Glove odor is common, especially with all the sweat during your ski sessions. Wash your gloves to get rid of the smell. If washing is not enough, use a sports gear odor eliminator.

Loss of Insulation

Over time, the insulation of your gloves could degrade. Invest in heated gloves, which have a built-in heating mechanism, to combat cold ski conditions. Heated glove technology ensures your hands stay warm throughout your ski adventures.

Damage Repair

No matter how well you look after your gear, damage is sometimes inevitable. Find a professional to repair any serious tears or rips. For touchscreen-compatible gloves, avoid DIY repairs that might ruin the technology.

Ski Gloves from Stio

If you feel confident about what to look for in quality ski gloves, it's time to start shopping. With so many options on the market, it can feel overwhelming to choose what's right for you.

Stio offers quality, durable outdoor gear to keep you warm, safe and protected on the trails. Curious as to what we can provide for skiers? Let's take a look at some of our ski glove options.

Objective Insulated Glove

Tackle the winter wonderland with confidence, warmth and style, courtesy of the Stio Objective Insulated Glove. Designed to withstand the coldest conditions, these gloves are your go-to gear for all your outdoor adventures.

Key Features

  1. Superior Warmth: Embrace the chill without worry. The Objective Insulated Glove has 60g Primaloft® Gold Eco insulation, providing exceptional warmth even in the most frigid temperatures. Keep your hands toasty and comfortable as you conquer the snowy slopes or explore the winter wilderness.
  2. Uncompromising Protection: Crafted with a rugged and weather-resistant 4-way stretch nylon shell, these gloves shield your hands from wind, snow and moisture. The durable construction ensures they stand up to the challenges of winter, making them ideal for skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing.
  3. Waterproof and Breathable: The Objective Insulated Glove features a waterproof and breathable MemBrain® insert, offering the perfect balance of weather protection and ventilation. Stay dry and comfortable in any weather conditions so you can focus on the thrill of the outdoors.
  4. Touchscreen Compatibility: No need to remove your gloves to stay connected. With touchscreen-compatible fingertips, you can effortlessly operate your smartphone or other devices, capturing precious moments without exposing your hands to the cold.
  5. Customizable Fit: The gloves have an adjustable hook-and-loop wrist closure, ensuring a snug and personalized fit. This feature keeps cold air and snow at bay, allowing you to concentrate on enjoying your winter activities.
  6. Versatility Meets Style: Whether you're carving down the slopes or building snow forts with the family, the Objective Insulated Glove is your perfect companion. With its sleek design and modern aesthetics, these gloves not only provide exceptional performance but also add a touch of style to your winter wardrobe.
  7. Reinforced Grip: The synthetic suede palm reinforcement enhances grip, providing you with superior control of your equipment and enhancing overall performance.

Get ready to embrace the winter season like never before with the Stio Objective Insulated Glove. Whether you're a winter sports enthusiast or simply love the magic of snowy landscapes, these gloves are engineered to keep you warm, dry and comfortable during all your winter escapades.

Hardscrabble Insulated Glove

Prepare to conquer the winter chill with the Stio Hardscrabble Insulated Glove. Engineered for outdoor enthusiasts seeking optimal performance and comfort, these gloves are the ultimate gear for your winter escapades.

Key Features

  1. Exceptional Warmth: Embrace the cold with confidence, knowing that the Hardscrabble Insulated Glove is equipped with 100g of premium Primaloft® Gold Eco insulation. Stay warm and cozy, no matter how low the temperature drops.
  2. Rugged Durability: Crafted with a durable and flexible 4-way stretch nylon shell, these gloves are built to withstand rough terrains and challenging conditions. The synthetic suede palm reinforcement enhances grip, ensuring your hands stay protected and in control during your adventures.
  3. Weather-Resistant Performance: Don't let the weather dictate your plans. The Hardscrabble Glove boasts a waterproof and breathable MemBrain® insert, keeping your hands dry and comfortable in wet or snowy conditions. Say goodbye to cold, damp hands and hello to limitless exploration.
  4. Precision and Flexibility: Maintain full dexterity and flexibility with the Hardscrabble Insulated Glove. Articulated fingers and an ergonomic design allow you to maneuver ski poles effortlessly, adjust gear and capture memorable moments without removing your gloves.
  5. Customizable Fit: The adjustable hook-and-loop wrist closure ensures a snug fit, preventing cold air and snow from sneaking in. Enjoy a secure and personalized fit to keep you warm and ready for any winter adventure.
  6. Streamlined Style: With its sleek and modern design, the Hardscrabble Glove complements your winter wardrobe with a touch of sophistication. Embrace style and functionality in one exceptional package.

Get ready to conquer winter's challenges with confidence and comfort. The Stio Hardscrabble Insulated Glove is your ultimate partner for skiing, snowboarding, winter hiking and everything in between. With its unbeatable warmth, weather-resistant performance and durable construction, these gloves are built to exceed your expectations.

Uptrack Glove

Get ready to elevate your winter adventures with the Stio Uptrack Glove. Designed to withstand the toughest conditions, these gloves are your go-to gear for conquering the great outdoors.

Key Features

  1. Unparalleled Warmth: Embrace the cold confidently, knowing that the Uptrack Glove has 60g Primaloft® Gold Eco insulation. Experience superior warmth without compromising on dexterity, ensuring your hands stay cozy even in the coldest weather.
  2. Durable and Dependable: Built to endure rugged terrain and harsh elements, the Uptrack Glove features a tough yet flexible 4-way stretch nylon shell. The synthetic suede palm reinforcement enhances grip, making these gloves your trusted companion on any winter expedition.
  3. Weather-Resistant Performance: Don't let unpredictable weather conditions dampen your spirit. The Uptrack Glove has a waterproof and breathable MemBrain® insert, keeping your hands dry and comfortable in snowy, wet or windy conditions.
  4. Precision and Control: Designed with outdoor enthusiasts in mind, these gloves offer exceptional dexterity, allowing you to handle gear, adjust bindings and operate devices with ease. Maintain full control and focus on your winter activities without limitations.
  5. Tap Shoe Elegance: The Tap Shoe color adds a touch of sophistication to your winter wardrobe. Whether you're exploring snowy landscapes or hitting the slopes, the Uptrack Glove in Tap Shoe ensures you look and feel stylish during every adventure.
  6. Versatile Use: From exhilarating ski runs to backcountry exploration, the Uptrack Glove adapts seamlessly to any winter pursuit. Its versatile design and high-performance features make it an ideal choice for all your winter activities.
  7. Adjustable Fit: The gloves' adjustable hook-and-loop closure at the wrist provides a secure and customized fit, preventing cold air from sneaking in and ensuring maximum comfort throughout your journey.

Get ready to embrace the winter wonderland with the Stio Uptrack Glove, your go-to accessory for warmth, protection and style during all your winter endeavors. Whether you're shredding powder on the slopes or embarking on a snowy trail, these gloves have everything you need to make your winter adventures unforgettable.

What Other Ski Gear Do I Need?

In addition to quality ski gloves, skis and poles, here is the other essential gear you need.

Ski Jacket

A quality ski jacket is paramount for several reasons, making it an essential investment for any skiing or winter sports enthusiast. Browse Stio's winter jacket options here.

Here are the key reasons why a high-quality ski jacket is crucial:

  1. Protection from the Elements: Skiing takes place in cold, snowy and sometimes harsh conditions. A quality ski jacket is designed to provide excellent protection against the elements, including wind, snow and freezing temperatures. It is a barrier, keeping you warm and dry throughout your skiing adventures.
  2. Insulation and Warmth: Ski jackets are equipped with insulation materials that help trap body heat and keep you warm on the slopes. High-quality insulation ensures you stay comfortable and cozy, even during the coldest weather conditions.
  3. Waterproof and Breathable: A top-notch ski jacket is typically made with waterproof and breathable materials or a membrane, such as Gore-Tex®. This ensures that the jacket repels moisture from snow and rain while allowing perspiration to escape, preventing you from feeling wet and clammy.
  4. Durability and Longevity: Quality ski jackets are constructed with durable materials and reinforced seams, making them highly resistant to wear and tear. They are designed to withstand the demands of winter sports and last for many seasons, making them a worthwhile investment.
  5. Versatility and Adaptability: A good ski jacket is designed with versatility in mind. It often includes features like removable hoods, adjustable cuffs and ventilation zippers, allowing you to adapt the jacket to different weather conditions and activities.
  6. Comfort and Fit: Comfort is essential while skiing and a quality ski jacket provides a comfortable fit that allows for ease of movement. It should not restrict your range of motion, enabling you to perform optimally while skiing or engaging in other winter activities.
  7. Safety: Ski jackets often come with reflective elements or bright colors, enhancing visibility on the slopes. This is crucial for safety, as it helps others spot you easily, especially in low-light or snowy conditions.
  8. Pockets and Storage: Ski jackets come with multiple pockets designed to carry essentials such as ski passes, goggles and personal items. This convenience allows you to keep important items close at hand without the need for a bulky backpack.
  9. Style and Fashion: Quality ski jackets not only offer superior performance but also come in various stylish designs and colors. The right jacket can elevate your overall winter ensemble, adding a touch of fashion to your skiing experience.

A quality ski jacket is a crucial piece of gear that enhances your skiing experience by providing protection, warmth, comfort and style. It allows you to enjoy the slopes while staying safe and comfortable, making it an indispensable part of your winter sports wardrobe.

Ski Pants

Quality ski pants are equally important as a high-quality ski jacket for several reasons. They play a significant role in enhancing your skiing experience and keeping you comfortable and protected on the slopes. Here are the key reasons why investing in quality ski pants is crucial:

  1. Protection from the Elements: Skiing often involves exposure to cold, wet and snowy conditions. Quality ski pants are designed to provide excellent protection against the elements, including wind, snow and low temperatures. They act as a barrier, keeping your lower body dry and warm, even in adverse weather conditions.
  2. Waterproof and Breathable: Top-notch ski pants are constructed with waterproof and breathable materials or a membrane, such as Gore-Tex®. This ensures that the pants repel moisture from snow and rain while allowing perspiration to escape, preventing you from feeling wet and sweaty.
  3. Insulation and Warmth: Quality ski pants often include insulation materials that help retain body heat and keep your legs warm throughout your skiing adventures. This insulation is essential, especially when skiing in colder climates or higher elevations.
  4. Durability and Longevity: Ski pants are subjected to rough conditions, such as contact with ski edges and abrasive snow surfaces. Quality ski pants are built to be durable and can withstand wear and tear, ensuring they last for many seasons of skiing.
  5. Comfort and Fit: Comfort is crucial while skiing and quality ski pants provide a comfortable fit that allows for unrestricted movement. They are designed with articulated knees and adjustable waistbands to ensure you can move freely and comfortably on the slopes.
  6. Ventilation and Temperature Regulation: Some ski pants feature ventilation zippers or mesh-lined vents that allow you to regulate your body temperature by releasing excess heat during intense physical activity.
  7. Snow Gaiters and Cuffs: Quality ski pants often come with snow gaiters and reinforced cuffs. Snow gaiters prevent snow from entering the pants, while reinforced cuffs protect the pants from ski edges and keep snow out, keeping your lower legs dry and comfortable.
  8. Pockets and Storage: Ski pants have multiple pockets designed to carry essentials such as ski passes, lip balm or small personal items. This ensures that your important items are easily accessible while skiing.
  9. Style and Fashion: In addition to functionality, quality ski pants come in various stylish designs and colors. The right pair of ski pants can complement your overall winter ensemble and add a touch of fashion to your skiing experience.

Ski pants are an essential piece of gear that complements your ski jacket, providing protection, warmth, comfort and style. They allow you to fully enjoy your skiing adventures while staying dry, warm and comfortable on the slopes. Investing in high-quality ski pants is a valuable choice that enhances your overall skiing experience and ensures you can focus on the joy of skiing without any distractions or discomfort.

Hat and Eye Protection

Another key element of ski gear is protection for your head and eyes. Let's review why this apparel is essential.


  • Warmth: A good hat helps keep your head and ears warm, which is crucial in cold winter conditions on the slopes. Skiing involves exposure to cold winds and low temperatures, and a hat provides valuable insulation to prevent heat loss.
  • Comfort: Wearing a hat enhances overall comfort while skiing. It helps regulate your body temperature and prevents discomfort caused by cold air on your head and ears.
  • Safety: In addition to warmth and comfort, a hat can also offer protection in case of falls or collisions. It can act as a cushion between your head and the ground or other objects, reducing the risk of injury.

Eye Protection

  • Shield from Glare: Skiing on sunny days or in snowy conditions can lead to intense glare from the sun reflecting off the snow. Proper eye protection, such as ski goggles or sunglasses, reduces glare and enhances visibility, allowing you to see the terrain clearly and ski safely.
  • Protection from UV Rays: The higher altitude in mountainous regions exposes skiers to increased levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV rays can be harmful to your eyes and skin, so wearing ski goggles or sunglasses with UV protection is crucial for safeguarding your eyes.
  • Wind and Debris: Skiing at high speeds can subject your eyes to wind and small debris, such as snow particles or ice crystals. Goggles or sunglasses act as a shield, preventing these elements from irritating your eyes and affecting your vision.

When selecting a hat and eye protection for skiing, opt for high-quality gear that fits comfortably and securely. Look for ski-specific goggles with anti-fog and UV protection, and choose a hat that covers your ears and fits snugly under your helmet. The right hat and eye protection will not only enhance your skiing experience but also contribute to your safety and enjoyment on the slopes.


Finally, you need quality baselayers for skiing. Baselayers are the foundation of your clothing system and play a crucial role in keeping you comfortable and protected on the slopes. Here's why investing in high-quality baselayers is important for skiing:

  1. Moisture Management: Skiing involves physical exertion, which can cause you to sweat. Quality baselayers are made from moisture-wicking materials, such as Merino wool or synthetic fabrics, that effectively pull sweat away from your skin to the outer layer of the fabric. This keeps you dry and prevents moisture from chilling your body in cold weather.
  2. Thermal Regulation: Baselayers provide thermal insulation, helping to regulate your body temperature. They trap a thin layer of warm air next to your skin, keeping you warm in cold weather and preventing overheating when you are active.
  3. Warmth Without Bulk: Baselayers are designed to provide warmth without adding bulk to your outfit. They are typically lightweight and form-fitting, allowing you to layer additional clothing over them without feeling restricted or uncomfortable.
  4. Comfort and Softness: Quality baselayers are crafted from soft and comfortable materials that feel pleasant against your skin. This ensures that you stay comfortable and can fully enjoy your skiing experience without irritation or chafing.
  5. Odor Control: Some high-quality baselayers are treated with antimicrobial properties that prevent the growth of odor-causing bacteria. This feature is especially beneficial during multi-day ski trips when access to laundry facilities may be limited.
  6. Versatility: Baselayers are not just for skiing; they can be used for various outdoor activities and winter sports. Their versatility makes them a valuable addition to your winter wardrobe.
  7. Improved Outer Layer Performance: By wicking moisture away from your skin, baselayers allow your outer layers (like ski jackets and pants) to function more effectively. Dry outer layers are more efficient at insulating and protecting you from the elements.
  8. Preventing Hypothermia: In extremely cold conditions, the risk of hypothermia is real. Wearing high-quality baselayers that effectively manage moisture and provide thermal insulation is crucial for preventing hypothermia and keeping you safe during extended periods outdoors.

When selecting baselayers for skiing, choose materials that suit your preference and the weather conditions you expect to encounter. Merino wool is known for its excellent moisture-wicking and odor-resisting properties, while synthetic fabrics like polyester are more affordable and quick-drying. Ultimately, investing in quality baselayers is a wise decision, as they are the foundation of your comfort and performance on the slopes.

About Stio

If you're looking for quality winter gear and apparel, look to Stio. Our team is passionate about the outdoors and everything it offers, and all our products are created with this passion in mind.

Our journey began with a shared love for nature and a desire to create high-quality outdoor apparel that would not only withstand the elements but inspire and empower individuals to embrace the outdoor lifestyle. As outdoor enthusiasts, we understand the importance of gear that performs exceptionally well in various conditions. That's why we set out to design and produce apparel that is not only functional but also stylish and versatile. From the highest peaks to the densest forests, our clothing is built to adapt to your every adventure.

At Stio, we believe that the outdoors should be accessible to all, and we are committed to promoting sustainability and responsible practices. We strive to minimize our environmental impact and work towards a more sustainable future for outdoor recreation. Our team is composed of dedicated individuals who share a deep connection to nature and a passion for innovation. From the designers who sketch every detail with precision to the skilled artisans who bring those designs to life, each team member plays a crucial role in crafting products that meet the highest standards.

We are proud to be a part of a community that values exploration, conservation and the shared joy of being in the great outdoors. Our mission is to inspire others to embark on their own journeys and create unforgettable moments in nature.

If you're ready to embrace the outdoors with quality gear that works for you, browse our winter gloves today.


What are the benefits of ski gloves?

Ski gloves offer a variety of benefits for skiers and snowboarders:

  • Warmth and Insulation: These gloves protect the hands from cold temperatures and harsh weather conditions on the slopes. This is crucial to maintaining comfort and dexterity when participating in winter sports.
  • Grip and Control: Many ski gloves offer excellent grip and control, allowing for better handling of equipment such as ski poles or snowboards. They also provide protection against abrasions and impacts, minimizing the risk of injuries.
  • Waterproof: Many ski gloves are designed with waterproof material, shielding the hands from wetness and moisture.
  • Adjustable: Lastly, these gloves often feature adjustable wrist straps and cuffs, offering a secure and personalized fit for enhanced comfort and performance.

How do you break in ski gloves?

Breaking in ski gloves can help improve their fit and comfort. One common method is wearing the gloves around the house for several hours to loosen up the material.

Another technique is to wet the gloves slightly, then wear them while skiing or participating in other activities. This helps the gloves conform to the shape of your hand and allows the materials to stretch and flex more easily. Additionally, some people recommend applying a leather conditioner or mink oil to soften the gloves and make them more pliable. It is important to note that breaking in warm winter snow gloves takes time, so be patient and allow them to gradually mold to your hands for optimal performance on the slopes.

How often do you wash ski gloves?

The frequency of washing ski gloves depends on individual preferences and usage. As a general recommendation, it is a good idea to wash ski gloves at least once or twice per season, especially if they are frequently used and exposed to sweat, moisture or dirt. Regular washing can help maintain the functionality and cleanliness of the gloves, removing any built-up odors or stains. However, it is essential to check the care instructions provided by the manufacturer, as some gloves may require specific cleaning methods.

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