Choosing ski gloves or mittens

Choosing ski gloves or mittens2018-12-21T23:46:46+00:00
[separator top=”-20″ style=”none”] [title size=”2″]Learn about ski gear,clothing and Accessories you will need to hit the slopes[/title]
[title size=”2″]Ski Gloves or Mittens?[/title]

There are advantages and disadvantages to both gloves and mittens, and there are some important things to consider when purchasing hand-wear for skiing or snowboarding.

Gloves

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  • Usually lower profile
  • Better dexterity for reaching into pockets and using hands and fingers
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Ski Glove Disadvantages:

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  • Not as warm
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Mittens

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  • Warmer
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Ski Mittens Disadvantages:[checklist icon=”thumbs-down” iconcolor=”#67b7e1″ circle=”no”]

  • Less dexterity and much more cumbersome
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Things to think about…..

Hestra Heli Pro Mits

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  • Do I get cold hands?
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If you tend to get cold hands while out on the mountain, definitely lean towards a mitten. By keeping your fingers all together, you will increase heat retention and will stay warmer for longer.

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  • Am I skiing or snowboarding?
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Most skiers tend to like more dexterity in their hands and fingers while skiing because they have to hold on to poles meaning that they might lean towards gloves.