Buying a good set of Gloves or Mittens can make or break a snow trip, just like Goggles and Boots what you put on your hands is very important. You use your hands for all types of things when you a are boarding or skiing. You push up off the ground, tighten your bindings, take out your phone to take a picture so a you make sure that you can do it all.
When trying on gloves or mittens you want to be able to make a fist easily without them restricting movement at all, you don’t want your gloves or mitts to be super tight in the same was you don’t want excess room at the fingertips as it can make gripping objects difficult. Try to pick something in the middle.
Gloves or Mittens we get asked this a lot, is there a difference? What should I go for? Which is warmer?
When choosing either Gloves or Mittens its important to know what the temperature is likely to be where you are headed. How often you expect to be touching the snow, either picking yourself back up when you fall over or hiking through thick snow.
Ski Gloves are the most common style that we sell they allow dexterity of the fingers which is great if you must use your hands a lot either getting belongings out of your bag, helping children with there gear, using your phone or camera. Some people find it easier using gloves as they are unrestrictive, if you can when trying on gloves or mittens trying to get in out of your bindings or undoing buckles on your bag and jacket.
Burton aren’t joking when they say warmest glove, this has everything you need to keep your hands as warm as possible in the worst conditions. If you get cold hands or have poor circulation the Burton Warmest Glove is the perfect choice enjoy comfort like never before, which enables you to Ski and Snowboard longer than ever.
Pow have a warm leather glove combining water repellent leather with a Gore + liner which gives you a sleek warm glove to be used in all conditions.
The Pow Women’s Empress glove is the perfect cold weather glove with the guarantee to keep you dry of Gore-Tex and thinsulate insulation. This glove will keep you dry and warm.
The AK Leather Tech Glove is high performance meets comfort, with a sleek leather design and quick drying fleece lining you won’t just look good, but it is functional as well.
The Burton Dam glove is a no-nonsense glove with a simple cuffed design and waterproof features. The Burton Dam Glove keeps you comfortable to be shredding laps all day while your hands stay dry.
The Burton Women’s Reverb is a perfect glove with Gore-Tex to keep you dry, this glove has the screen grab technology so that you can use your phone while you are on the mountain.
The Burton Women’s Prospect Glove looks amazing and is super functional, with a 2-Layer fabric to keep you warm and dry. The prospect glove is the perfect glove for good weather that is comfortable and durable.
Ski Mittens are the perfect option If your hands get cold, having all your fingers close together sharing heat is the best way to stay warm. Mittens also keep all your fingers together so you cannot catch a finger on something or land awkwardly on one. To choose the right mittens you need to take into consideration where you will be using them, how often you will be getting them wet or covered in Snow. Whether you need a pocket to store hand warmers or a day pass. Some of our favourite Mitts include;
Burton isn’t lying when it say warmest Mitt, this Mitten filled with down filling feels like warm blankets on each hand. The super soft leather other is perfect on touch and makes you feel like you are holding soft leather clouds.
If you are after a simple Mitt in a bright colour the Prospect is perfect, with a thin profile it has everything that you need and nothing you don’t.
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If you are after something warm look no further than the Burton Warmest Mitt, it is the warmest mitten or Glove we sell and it won’t let you down under any weather conditions you face.
Looking for something a little stylish with a leather exterior and dry ride membrane, we think highly of the free-range Mitt. Super stylish and comfortable.
The Burton Dam Mitt is our best-selling Mitt and glove and its easy to see why, with a super simple cuff design and a no-nonsense approach to features. This Mitt is comfortable, durable and stylish all at once. If you are after a simple mitt that does all you need but not too much the Dam Mitt is for you.
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Now you have seen all the options, you know the difference between Gloves and Mitts you can shop our whole range here
Just remember when you are picking what you your Gloves or mittens that comfort is paramount. Make sure they fit into the weather you are expecting, there is nothing worse then getting on the mountain and having cold hands. You don’t want to be leaving early to go warm your hands in the lodge. Waterproof and insulated will ensure they stay dry and keep warm, finally make a statement. Its easy to match your gloves or Mittens to your outfit so doing something different will make you more noticeable on the mountain