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Best Marmot Ski Gloves of 2016


Having been around for 40+ years, Marmot is a solid brand that delivers a high quality glove.  Below are some great options for Ski gloves from Marmot.

Marmot Men’s Randonnee Glove

Marmot Men's Randonnee Glove

Product Description:  “Tough leather reinforcement, Thermal R® insulation and the industry’s best GORE-TEX® insert have made the Randonnee one of our most beloved gloves among skiers and guides. Dexterous Falcon Grip precurved fingers and gauntlet quickdraw one-handed drawcord keep hillside fumbling to a minimum.”

Color Options:  Black

Weight:  Lg. 0lbs 6.49oz (184g)


  • GORE® XCR® Performance
  • GORE-TEX® Waterproof/Breathable Glove Insert
  • Marmot MemBrain® Waterproof/Breathable Fabric
  • Thermal R Insulation
  • DriClime® Bi-Component Wicking Lining


  • Falcon Grip
  • Gauntlet Quickdraw
  • Nose wipe
  • Safety Leash
  • Wrist Strap

Main Material:  MemBrain® 2L 100% Nylon 4.4 oz/yd

Lining Material: DriClime® 3-Dimentional Wicking Lining

Insulation Material: Thermal R™

Reinforcement Material: Washable Digital Hairsheep Leather 0.5 – 0.6mm

Glove Insert Material: GORE-TEX® Glove Insert – Durably Waterproof, Windproof and Breathable

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Marmot Men’s Ultimate Ski Glove

Marmot Men's Ultimate Ski Glove

Product Description:  “Hand it to the Ultimate Ski Glove to deliver waterproof warmth without being stiff and bulky. GORE-TEX® technology provides durable water-and windproof performance; patented Primaloft One® synthetic down offers warmth without the weight. Brushed tricot DriClime® manages moisture for a cozy interior microclimate. Accordion finger design lends improved dexterity and extends the life of the glove.”

Color Options:  Black/Tan

Weight:  Lg. 0lbs 8.8oz (250g)

Main Materials:  100% Nylon 7.4 oz/yd w/ DWR

Lining Material:  DriClime® 3-Dimentional Wicking Lining

Insulation Material:  Primaloft One® – Patented Synthetic Down, Low Bulk, Warm, Water Repellent

Reinforcement Material:  Washable Cowhide Leather 0.8 – 1.0mm

Glove Insert Material:  GORE-TEX®Glove Insert – Durably Waterproof, Windproof and Breathable

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Ski Glove Brand Overview Guide


With so many options to choose from, it’s the best bet to go with a reputable brand.  Choose a pair of gloves from a company that has been around for years, and is known for high quality materials at a reasonable price.



Website: http://www.thenorthface.com/

Gloves Direct Link:  here

The North Face began as a San Francisco climbing equipment retail store, founded in 1966 by Douglas Tompkins and his then-wife, Susie Tompkins.


Website:  https://hestragloves.com/

Gloves Direct Link: https://hestragloves.com/sport/en-us/gloves/

Hestra (operating as Martin Magnusson & Co AB) is a family-owned company that designs and manufactures gloves. Founded by Martin Magnusson in 1936, the company makes gloves for Alpine skiing, Freeskiing, Casual and more.  The company’s flagship store is in Stockholm, Sweden.


Website:  http://www.marmot.com

Gloves Direct Link:  http://marmot.com/products/men/accessories/gloves–mitts

Marmot is an outdoor clothing and sporting goods company founded in 1974 as Marmot Mountain Works.  The company was founded in Grand Junction, Colorado by local resident Tom Boyce and by two University of California, Santa Cruz students, David Huntley and Eric Reynolds, who wished to make their own mountaineering equipment.


Website: http://www.swanyamerica.com

Gloves Direct Link:  http://www.swanyamerica.com

Swany is a glove and mitten company based out of New York.


Website:  http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com

Gloves Direct Link:  http://blackdiamondequipment.com/en/ski-gloves

Black Diamond was founded in 1989 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.



Website:  http://www.norrona.com

Gloves Direct Link:  https://www.norrona.com/en-GB/Products/?filter=category;7&sg=category

Norrøna is a Norwegian brand of outdoor clothing and sports gear. The company was founded in 1929 by Jørgen Jørgensen and is run by his great-grandson, also named Jørgen Jørgensen.



Website:  http://www.dakine.com

Gloves Direct Link:  http://store.dakine.com/sport/snow/mitts-gloves.html

Dakine is an American outdoor clothing company specializing in sportswear and sports equipment for alternative sports. Founded in Hawaii, the name comes from the Hawaiian Pidgin word “da kine” (derived from “the kind”). Now based in Oregon (products are made in China), the company also sponsors team riders from the lifestyle and sporting fields of skiing, biking, windsurfing, kiting, snowboarding, surfing, and skateboarding.


Website: http://www.spyder.com/

Gloves Direct Link:  http://www.spyder.com/mens-handwear/l/238

Spyder is an American Colorado-based manufacturer of high-end skiing apparel, founded in 1978 by David Jacobs.


Website:  http://www.obermeyer.com

Gloves Direct Link:  http://www.obermeyer.com/taxonomy/term/343/355

Obermeyer is an American based manufacturer of skiing apparel.  The company was founded in 1947 by Klaus Obermeyer.

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