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Expedition Mitt

 
Expedition Mitt

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Expedition Mitt

Manufacturer: Marmot

Your Opinion: 
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Page By: Dow Williams

Created/Edited: Nov 26, 2005 / May 3, 2007

Object ID: 1510

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Marmot Expedition Mitt
Shell material: Checkmate N-180R MemBrain 2L

Reinforcement: Toughtek® 6000

Lining: DriClime® 3-Dimensional wicking keeps hands drier and warmer

Insulation: Primaloft® One - patented synthetic down, low bulk, warm, water repellent

Sizes: XS - XL

Colors: Black

Marmot MemBrain®, waterproof/breathable fabric with our Enduro DWR water repellent finish

Toughtek® reinforcement superior grip and durability

Primaloft® insulation Patented Synthetic Down, produces the closest synthetic to down in terms of structure, warmth and feel. The only insulation that treats each fiber with a permanent water repellent finish. Twice as warm for it's thickness than other insulation.

Falcon Grip articulated for dexterity and ease of grip

Wrist strap adjustablility and better fit

Gauntlet Quickdraw easy to use one handed drawcords

Safety Leash keeps glove attached to wrist when removed from hand

Nose Wipe soft fabric to wipe your runny nose (AH!..NICE)

3-Dimensional wicking keeps hands drier and warmer

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Reviews

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Dow WilliamsUntitled Review

Voted 5/5

Now that ice climbing weather is here, why not...this is my winter mitt. I have damaged (frostbitten) hands. So I have to wear the absolute best in the Canadian winters and this is my bomber mitt. Used it all last season and they are still marketing it as their marque expedition mitt.

Funny thing about price (as of today)...all the retailers, ie Back Country have it at $99. Go to Marmot's website and they hook you up with a retailer at $90. Go Figure.
Posted Nov 26, 2005 11:32 am

miztflipUntitled Review

Voted 5/5

I use these on extremely cold outings where detailed hand work is not necessary. They are extremely warm and comfortable to wear as well as being very lightweight and durable.



As mitts go, they are on the more user friendly side when it comes to working with your hands while wearing them, however I still have problems with handling biners and small gear.
Posted Dec 14, 2005 9:17 am

tommiVery warm

Voted 5/5

Used them for two years, in the Himalaya and winter in the alps. Very comfortable and very very warm , too warm for me, I sold them but for those with cold fingers and hands the right choice
Posted Jan 24, 2007 1:48 pm

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