Latitude Mitts


Latitude Mitts
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Latitude Mitts
Manufacturer Outdoor Research
Page By Poor Climber
Page Type Jan 23, 2007 / Jan 23, 2007
Object ID 1927
Hits 3785

Product Description


Make a quick transition from grip and dexterity to weather protection and warmth with this glove and mitt combo. The close-fitting soft shell liner gloves allow you to place protection and make technical moves with ease. Gore-Tex® Paclite fabric shells offer weather-protection as you trudge toward the summit.

Avg. weight: 7.4 oz./210 g (size L, per pair w/ liner)


Light, technical system for mixed alpine climbing
+ Waterproof/breathable Gore-Tex® 70D Paclite fabric shell
+ Fully seam taped
+ AlpenGrip® palm
+ Anatomical curve; boxed construction
+ 3-panel thumb
+ Ladder-lock wrist cinch with easy-grip tab
+ DuoCinch™ gauntlet closure
+ Removable Idiot Cord

+ Weather-resistant soft shell stretch construction
+ Wrap around AlpenGrip® LT palm
+ Smooth tricot palm; 100-weight fleece on back of hand
+ Hook/loop tab gauntlet adjustment



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Poor Climber - Jan 23, 2007 5:11 pm - Voted 5/5

Good mitts
This glove mitt combo is an good system for warmer (32 degrees F to 0 degrees F) winter conditions where grip and dexterity is important.

I have used this glove to go cross country skiing and they are awesome. The liner alone has kept me warm down to about 5 degrees F while active, it blocks wind well, and has not wet out during heavy wet snowfall. It also has great dexterity and grip!

I have also used these gloves to do some spring climbing. Again, they are the perfect combination of wind resistence, warmth, dexterity, and breathability for those balmy winter days. They also grip ice axes great!

Then when it gets colder, just put on the mitts.

I like these gloves/mitts a lot!

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