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Gloves

Postby maverick » Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:17 pm

How many of you carry different types of gloves for different purposes?
Do you carry just one pair for the morning and evening hours when it gets cold?
Does any one bring thinner gloves for sun and/or bug protection?
How about a pair of leather or gardener type of gloves for when you experience a lot
of bushwacking or bouldering on a trip?
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Re: Gloves

Postby rlown » Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:42 pm

one pair of berkley fingerless neoprene gloves. If the hands get cold, they go into the pocket. Probably a fishing perspective. Still wish i could find what I have, as mine are wearing thin. Noticed that if you search on "gloves", there are like 6 pages of glove references. I do like my thin pair of glacier gloves, which i cut the fingers off.
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Re: Gloves

Postby fishmonger » Thu Apr 21, 2011 1:05 pm

summer, wear together when it gets cold:
thin liner gloves
fingerless wool gloves


Winter - some combination of the below, depending on trip length and temps:
MHW monkey glove (sooo super warm)
Outdoor Research Cornice mitten shell
OR Cornice mitten insulated liner
thin liner gloves
fingerless wool glove
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Re: Gloves

Postby hikerduane » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:22 pm

Nothing for summer use, I'm tough by then from working firewood and in the yard. Fall and Winter I'll bring a couple pair, liner type or Polartec and some heavier wool with overmitts if a snow trip and it'll get cold/snowy.
Piece of cake.
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Re: Gloves

Postby Scout_Around » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:29 pm

I do for summer/spring.

When I'm on the river, my hands are typically exposed to the sun.

So, I've been using Glacier Outdoor's Stripping/Fighting glove.

Great fit. Offers sun protection. I'm a big fan of the synthetic leather palm with PU pads. :nod:
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Re: Gloves

Postby oldranger » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:07 am

Mid summer light wool gloves. Last year when I knew I would be spending time in nasty weather in late August I took some fingerless gloves that had a mitten flap. I generally use them for steelhead fishing but they worked great fishing in a snowstorm at Thousand Island lake. In september I usually take wool mittens but I may just start using the fingerless/mitten combo.

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Re: Gloves

Postby markskor » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:22 am

Never thought of mittens - for fishing?
Been carrying the same fingerless wool's for the past 15 years.
Might even wash them this year.
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Re: Gloves

Postby sparky » Tue May 03, 2011 2:44 pm

I am an electrician, my hands are tough as nails also ;)

I carry fleece gloves bought for 2$ at a hardware store.

Sometimes leave those and bring a pair of motocross gloves....they work well for scrambling and bushwacking, they will take abuse, most are nicely breathable, nice grip, conform well and leave your fingers with plenty of dexterity. My favorite pair is a summer glove made by Troy Lee Designs.

If it is too cold, even for fleece gloves, my hands go in pockets beyond that.
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Re: Gloves

Postby Wandering Daisy » Tue May 03, 2011 8:51 pm

I really hate to put DEET on my hands or even use DEET at all, so I bring light canvas garden gloves. The skeeters do not seem to bit through them. Bonus is that the gloves also protect my hands from sun and the chafing that I usually get from my trekking poles. For warmth/emergency, I bring wool mittens that I hardly ever use. The garden gloves wear out after a few trips, but they are cheap. The cheap canvas gloves seems to breath well so my hands do not overheat.
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