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REVIEW: Alpkit's New Glove Range

Alpkit's New Glove Range

Decent gloves don't tend to come cheap, but this season Alpkit have pulled off an affordable range that we think compares well with pricier alternatives. Dan Bailey road tests four models.


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REVIEW: Mountain Equipment Super Couloir Glove

Mountain Equipment Super Couloir Glove

They're so warm, dextrous and well made that Kevin Woods struggles to find fault with Mountain Equipment's new Super Couloir gloves.

Rab Guide Glove Short

This waterproof insulated glove is just as tough and dextrous as the original Guide Glove, but with a less bulky cuff it fits more easily under your sleeves, says Dan Bailey

Outdoor Research Stormtracker Heated Gloves

Handwear with central heating sounds great, but does the technology meet the needs of climbers and hillwalkers? Dan Bailey can't decide whether he's turned on by it, or left cold.

Group Test Winter Mitts

Mitts: perhaps not the sexiest of outdoor clothing, but if the weather is at its worst, or you suffer from cold extremities, then these are...

Winter Gloves

You may only have two hands, but in winter you can never have too many gloves. This collection spans a range of makes, models and prices. We've...

Outdoor Designs Summitstretch Gloves

Georgie Smith gives the Summitstretch gloves some abuse to see what they're made of and how they handle cragging on...

Arete Gloves from Outdoor Research

Keen winter climber Jon Ratcliffe puts the Arete Glove from Outdoor Research through its paces. "...long walk-ins,...


Latest News

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PRODUCT NEWS: Outdoor Research Introduce the Warmest Glove Insulation on Earth

Outdoor Research Introduce the Warmest Glove Insulation on Earth

Outdoor Research is combining its decades of experience building highly dexterous, durable gloves with an innovative new material – super-insulating PrimaLoft® Gold Aerogel, a first in the outdoor glove category. The result is a sophisticated skii...

Outdoor Research Climbing Glove Collection

Creating the best-fitting, top-performing rock-climbing gloves on the market is part of the Outdoor Research 30-plus year heritage in protective hand-wear for all types of outdoor sports.

Salewa Tirolwool Celliant Collection

Salewa, the mountain company based in the Italian Dolomites, is launching a unique wool technology for the autumn/winter 2017 season.

Outdoor Research Ascendant Collection: Active insulation for breathable warmth

Using the latest technology paired with a forward-thinking mix of materials,...

Outdoor Research ALTIHeat? gloves available now.

Following the success of their heated glove collection for back country pursuits, Outdoor Research have...

Transcendent Down Mitts from OR

Keep your hands toasty warm this winter with these covetable down mitts - new to Outdoor Research's Transcendent down...

Stormtracker Sensor Gloves?

For 'do-it-all' versatility look no further than the Stormtracker Sensor Gloves.


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