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The Best Winter Gloves of 2014

Warm hands make everybody happier, so check out these six pairs of gloves–the best of 2014.

Outdoor Research Luminary Gloves

If you ski mostly in wet snow, like the stuff in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, then you need something waterproof. In drier climes, like the Central Rockies, a water-resistant...

Rab Baltoro Gloves

The Baltoro ranks as our most breathable glove, great for drier climbs and going uphill.

Columbia Outbacker Gloves

The Outbacker moves like a welterweight but brings the heat like a heavyweight

Dakine Ranger Mitt Gloves

The waterproof Ranger Mitt is one of the toastiest gloves we've tested.

Stoic Forge Gloves

Made mostly from goat leather with a tight cuff, the Forge is impressively warm and tough.

Crater Rim

Danner Crater Rim

Trail shoes still fall into two basic categories: (1) heavier-duty, backpacking-boot-inspired high-tops that can handle off-trail travel and have serious ankle support, and (2) lighter-weight low and...

Colorado

Ecco Colorado

This summertime day hiker can double as a runner in a pinch.

Bulloo Vade

Chaco Bulloo Vade

A hot-weather hiker that can double as your adventure travel shoe.

MTN Trainer GTX

Salewa MTN Trainer GTX

Deft enough to tempt adventure climbers away from bringing rock shoes on semitechnical routes.

Monaco GTX

Crispi Monaco GTX

Enough protection to wear well into winter, but they’re a bit warm for quick midsummer jaunts.

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