How to Buy Ski & Snowboard Gloves

Gloves for Ladies

Ski and snowboard gloves – cold fingers are water under the bridge!

Hardly an accessory is as important as the gloves while skiing and snowboarding. Cold fingers are on the mountain an absolute no-go and spoil the most beautiful day in the snow. They have to be functional and also look good. Whether lined and waterproof Gloves in the dead of winter, or thin and breathable Pipe Gloves when shredding in spring – Blue Tomato has a lot of models in the range, which convince with outstanding technologies in every situation!

How to Buy Ski & Snowboard Gloves

The first decision you make for yourself is have: Gloves or mittens – like normal gloves with fingers or mittens stalwarts. Both versions are available for men and women and all weather conditions, which is why it is mostly about personal taste. The weaknesses of a model are also the strengths of the other. Mittens have a higher insulating performance and fewer seams, which may be susceptible to moisture penetration. The obvious disadvantage is the limitation of flexibility when it comes to open a zipper or to adjust the goggle. Gloves contrast trumps with great freedom of movement and a secure grip.

 

Remedy creates the so-called hybrid, so the mixture of Gloves and Mittens. Here the thumb and forefinger are stitched separately, the remaining three fingers share a chamber. So the advantages of both variants are combined.

 

SYNTHETIC LEATHER OR – THE GHOSTS DIVORCE YOURSELF

Mittens of Celtek for women

A modern and high-quality ski and snowboard glove is nowadays not only of a material. The models differ mainly in its outer material. Much of the gloves is made of synthetic, so it is free of animal substances. Often is the innermost layer of the Gloves of nylon, which is the best choice for the comfort of the glove. This is followed by a membrane which consists for example of Teflon or polyurethane. Your fingers stay warm and dry, while the sweat is transported to the surface. In perfection dominated this match the familiar GORE-TEX®, which comes in many glove models for use and promises high breathability and high water density.

How to Buy Ski & Snowboard Gloves

Although many manufacturers rely on synthetic materials, still swear many skiers and snowboarders on the classic leather. Inherently water resistant and extremely durable, so you can count in the snow on your leather gloves, even after years. In combination with a special treatment on the outside or an internal membrane, breathability and water density can be increased to a maximum.