Peloton is a fun distraction, but you don't have to relegate yourself to the trainer because it's cold outside

In our roundup of budget ski gloves, our tester recommended the StormTracker for people who like ice climbing or ski touring. “The StormTracker is a do-it-all softshell glove that’s streamlined enough to offer superior dexterity for clutching ice axes and ski poles but is still warm enough to handle…

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

New Year's resolutions be damned. We like things just the way they are.

Outdoor Research took its best selling Gripper gloves and added a rechargeable, battery-powered heating system to keep your hands toasty. The grippy, synthetic leather palms help you hold onto an axe, shovel, or ski poles, and the thumbs and pointer fingers are both touch-screen compatible.

Fall is actually the best time to ride to work

In our roundup of the best gloves of 2017, we said the Black Diamond’s Heavyweight gloves “were made for spring couloir season.” They have an impenetrable waterproof lining, so they can handle wet snow slush and the PrimaLoft insulation keeps your hands toasty even on frigid morning starts.

Rated for arctic conditions, here’s how it holds up in frigid work environs

You want to ride your bike. You know you do. So get out there.

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Because remote, untracked snow is worth the effort

Keep hands toasty and fingers functional with these sturdy mitts

These gloves feature Hestra’s famously soft cowhide that is warm and durable. The Pro Model also includes an extra layer of synthetic insulation to keep your hands toasty on chilly days. The insulation doesn’t add too much bulk though, so you can still adjust zippers or fiddle with ski…

Already looking forward to fall? The North Face’s Commutr, a windproof, soft-shell glove, will help you battle the elements. The supple goatskin-leather palm and toasty fleece lining only add to the appeal. As a bonus, the fingertips are touchscreen compatible.

Wool mountain-bike gloves? Oh yes. This merino is soft, wicks sweat well, and has antimicrobial properties to help fight stink, which we all know is a major problem with cycling gloves. Also, they look dope. We like the suede palm for enhanced handlebar grip and feel, too.

Beat the summer heat with the super breathable and light Siv. EVA foam padding (the same stuff in running-shoe midsoles) stuffed in the microfiber palm can take the sting out of choppy gravel and pavement. But with an airy synthetic-mesh back, this glove is really about ventilation.

The fingerless Attack has minimal padding, with thin gel inserts that are meant to not get in the way of your grip. The idea is to enhance contact with the bar, while still providing enough cushioning to help reduce numbness in your hands during long stints in the saddle.

If you want a full-finger glove with plenty of padding, look to the Ranger. It has strategically placed pockets of gel in the palms to help absorb chatter. Plus, the fingertips are touchscreen compatible because: Strava.

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A 25 percent tax on bikes, helmets, gloves, and backpacks could hit the industry—and your wallet—hard

Beacon, check. Shovel, check. Hawaiian shirt, check.

These gloves are made to do nearly anything, from yard work to working with ropes. They’re made from leather and polyester and have a special grip that’s contoured to your fingers.

It's best to have everything you might need, even if you never have to use any of it

We gave these gloves a nod in our 2018 Winter Buyer’s Guide. Our tester wrote: “As dexterous as your hands, just tougher and warmer. When you need precision without going numb, slip on these wool-lined gloves made from soft cow-belly leather. Curved fingers and elastic wrists keep them snug while…

Blair Braverman answers your countless questions (How did she choose her parka? What are her favorite insulating materials? How does she pee?) about her Iditarod wardrobe, which is both lifesaving and affordable.

Our resident gear expert is a fan of rising at the crack of dawn to get a couple laps in

The affordable models are surprisingly capable, but what you get for more money is undeniable

Hestra has been making gloves since 1936 and they know what they’re doing— every single pair of their gloves are made in their own factories and they personally source all materials. The Army Leather Couloir is a classic sport glove that combines leather and a high tech polyester lining to…

These gloves were included in our 2018 Winter Buyer’s Guide. “Stylish warmth on a budget is the sell on these gloves, which are made of leather stuffed with 60-gram PrimaLoft insulation,” wrote editor Axie Navas.

Keep hands happy and dry with these gloves made from a waterproof Gore-tex lining and tech-compatible, nonslip synthetic palms. The brushed tricot lining adds warmth and wicks moisture when your hands get a little warm after hours on the hill.

Made of cowhide leather and polyester fleece lining, these durable gloves hit the sweet spot between warmth and dexterity.

Because nothing kills the joy of playing in the snow and cold faster than cold hands

The Trekkers are a great multi-sport glove that will keep your hands warm on chilly hikes. They’re ultra-breathable and grippy, too, making them our go-to option for high-output adventures. Take an extra 20 percent off with code NEWGEAR2019 at checkout.

During the winter, these digit protectors will come in handy more often than you think

With a new year and new gear right around the corner, it's time to take a look back at our favorite products from the past 12 months

The Oyuki Pep Trigger Mitts ($140) are a favorite of gear editor Ben Fox.

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