Early or late season skiing calls for lighter gear, including gloves. Spyder’s new Poacher glove is perfect for those warmer days when you want to protect your hands, but also crave lightweight flexibility.
Check out the newest Hestra freeride glove designed by a pro
This freeride glove, designed for Hestra by shredder Seth Morrison, has everything you'd expect from an awesome ski glove—warmth, waterproofing, breathability, enforced seams, nose wipe and wrist strap—in a tough, motocross-inspired package. And the extras? Two types of leather (army leather and cowhide); knuckle protection; even the side zipper has attitude. But don't let its macho exterior fool you: This glove is a big softy on the inside. Three finger model also available.
You just can't go wrong with a pair of sleek, black gloves. Ibex's Shak Liners, made from 100 percent New Zealand Merino wool, are warm, water-resistant and wind-proof. And they're as wearable around town as they are on the mountain: Wear them alone on a jog to the store, or pop them into your heavy-duty gloves or mittens when you hit the slopes. The fingers are a bit long, so order a size down if you're unsure (or cursed with stubby fingers).