Description

Durable, warm, waterproof, and designed for powdery days in the mountains… Shuga is our warmest and most protective glove.

With 200gsm Primaloft Gold insulation and long cuffs to keep out the snow and draughts, Shuga is designed for cold weather in the mountains, whether you’re skiing in the Alpine ranges or planning some Scottish Winter mountaineering closer to home. The PorelleDry insert acts as a waterproof and breathable barrier and the cuff sits below your jacket sleeve to keep out the wet when you bail off your skis, handle wet rope, or scrape away snow. If the snow does get in, the soft brushed lining holds moisture away from your skin to help you retain your warmth.

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All this warmth would mean nothing if you couldn’t hold your ski poles with your gloves on… Shuga has articulated, pre-curved fingers and panelling around the thumb to help you maintain your dexterity when wearing them. The palm insulation is needle punched, making it thinner and more malleable so that you can hold onto your tools with minimal resistance from your gloves.

The Goatskin leather palm gives great friction, giving you good grip and reducing muscle fatigue from over-squeezing. The palm, fourchettes and crook of the thumb are reinforced with leather for durability, and the fingertips are wrapped to reduce wear.

We all have our strategies when it comes to gloves on those all-day epics, so we’ve added kitty clips and karabiner loops to make it harder for you to lose them!

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Features

Vital stats

Weight (each): 100 g

Construction

Outer: 100% Nylon Taslan   Insulation: Primaloft Gold, 200 gsm  Insert: PorelleDry breathable waterproof insert, 28 gsm, 57 micron, MVTR: >7000g/sqm/24hr, HH: >15000mm  Lining: 100% polyester bemberg lining   Palm: Goatskin leather 

Care & Environmental Advice

Product Care Information

The better you look after these gloves, the better they’ll look after you! To clean, handwash (no pun intended) in lukewarm water using a mild liquid detergent, allow to air dry. Do not dry on radiators.

Size Guide
Gloves Sizing
X-Small Small Medium Large X-Large
Inches 7 - 7.5 7.5 - 8 8 - 8.5 8.5 - 9 9 - 9.5
Centimetres 17.5 - 19 19 - 20.5 20.5 - 22 22 - 23.5 23.5 - 25

How to Measure

Step 1 - Measure your dominant hand, not too tight, if your fingers go blue the tape measure is too tight!
Step 2 - Measure around your knuckles with your fingers together to find your girth, note down the measurement
Step 3 - Measure from the tip of your longest finger to the crease at your wrist to find your length, note down the measurement
Step 4 - Take the longest of these 2 measurements and consult the size chart above.

Cycling gloves: if you have chunky fingers or you are at the upper end of your size range consider going up a size. For example if your hand measured 8.5 inches order your cycling gloves in size X-Large.

How to Measure

When measuring, use your dominant hand and make sure it's not too tight, if your fingers go blue the tape measure is too tight!
Step 1 - Measure around your knuckles with your fingers together to find your girth, note down the measurement
Step 2 - Measure from the tip of your longest finger to the crease at your wrist to find your length, note down the measurement
Step 3 - Take the longest of these 2 measurements and consult the size chart above.

Cycling gloves: if you have chunky fingers or you are at the upper end of your size range consider going up a size. For example if your hand measured 8.5 inches order your cycling gloves in size X-Large.

Kudos
UKC Review the Winter Glove Range

Alpkit have pulled off an affordable range that, I think, genuinely compares with pricier alternatives.

Author: Dan Bailey Read More: here
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