Switchback Gloves


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Switchback Gloves
Manufacturer REI
Page By brenta
Page Type Feb 28, 2005 / Feb 28, 2005
Object ID 1268
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  • Two-layer REI Elements┬«/nylon laminate outer shell
  • Removable fleece liner gloves with finger and palm patches
  • Diamond Grip rubber palms
  • Long guantlet cuffs with drawcords
  • Adjustable wrist straps
  • Wrist leashes


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brenta - Feb 28, 2005 1:34 am - Voted 2/5

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I returned these gloves after using them once. They could not keep my hands warm; they were also quite bad in terms of dexterity; and the fingers of the liners tended to bunch up.

akullar - May 6, 2005 4:50 pm - Voted 1/5

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These gloves are horrible. I took them on a six day snow camping trip. The shells lost their waterproofing after the second day. Also, the finger pads on the liner gloves absorb water like a sponge. I resorted to sucking water out of the pads each night with my mouth. All in all not a good glove at all.

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