Let’s face it: Alpine climbing brings a whole host of new challenges for climbers not used to climbing with big boots, a 30L pack and gloves on. So how does the Mountain Equipment Women’s Guide Gloves fare when tested on the alpine ridge of Petite Aiguille Verte?
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 22:14

Montane Alpha Glove: Tested & Reviewed

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A winter glove that works has always been the holy grail for many winter / alpine climbers, not only climbers! Have Montane in collaboration with some of the big fabric and insulation suppliers, like Polartec, provided the answer?
  Snugpak Geo Thermal Winter Gloves An entry level insulated, waterproof, and breathable winter glove for use down to zero degrees . Wide fitting with a gauntlet style their main drawback is a lack of dexterity. On the plus side the GeoThermal glove has a one-hand operated adjustable wrist strap…
    Sealskinz Extra Cold Winter Cycle Gloves An insulated winter glove with a heavy duty shell from one of the leading specialists in waterproofs, the Extra cold winter glove is adapted with gel pressure points for extra padding and a synthetic palm for grip.
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