Keep your hands warm and dry when the weather's cold and snowy but the powder's perfect.
When the windchill is frigid and snow is coming down but the powder is perfect, throw on the Marmot Women's Randonnee Mitten to keep your hands toasty and dry. This mitten packs in a slew of technical fabrics and construction technologies that deliver excellent protection and comfort. The mitten's two-layer durable nylon MemBrain fabric on the outside with a Gore-Tex XCR insert underneath offers highly breathable waterproof protection. Thermal R insulation adds warmth with minimal bulk, and the DriClime lining efficiently wicks moisture from your skin to keep your hands comfortable. You can adjust the mitten's wrist strap for a perfect fit and quickly cinch up the gauntlet cuff with one hand to keep snow from getting in. The safety leash hangs around your wrist so you don't risk losing your glove. The mitten's leather palm provides reinforcement to prevent premature wear, while providing a grippy surface for securely holding your poles.
- MemBrain nylon face fabric with Gore-Tex XCR membrane
- Washable hairsheep leather at the palm
- DriClime Bi-component moisture-managing lining
- Thermal R mid loft polyester insulation
- Guantlet one-handed Quickdraw cord, wrist strap and safety leash
- Nose wipe
- Q & A
Great mitts for cold weather activities
I bought these to replace my beloved Spyder mitts that I dropped off a chairlift, hence the safety leash was a must have. Having used them for a week in Hokkaido skiing in super cold (0F), windy conditions with a foot of fresh powder each day, these held up well. I ride open lifts more than half the time and the powder goes anywhere from calf to knee deep. Some snow does get in but the gauntlet cuff does its job to prevent it getting into the mitt itself. My fingers remained dry, I did feel cold but it was bearable. I have Raynaudâs Syndrome so others may feel less cold. The cut runs big, I have to exchange the M for a small (I wore Spyder M-sized mitts). With the S, I can still slip a small heat pack into each mitt. Much appreciate Backcountryâs wonderful customer service and exchange policies as always!
Love these gloves. Very cozy on the slopes!
Seem to be great gloves
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
I ordered 4 mittens, and these were the best. I'm returning them because I just ordered similar Marmots (with handwarmer pocket, because I don't think I produce enough heat with external assistance!). These felt very soft inside, have a nose wipe, and fit me well (true to size).
I have the men's version.
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
I have the men's shell version. I can't see any difference between the two exteriors. I believe they are identical but I don't see any men's for sale here. The started falling apart after 3 times worn. I went out cross country skiing and on the 3rd night out, the rubber coating on the hands was already flaking off. The gloves do not breath so your liners get all soggy with perspiration, then freeze afterwards. I had an older pair of Marmot gore-tex gloves that had a manufacturing flaw (stitching came apart between the fingers. They credited me only $50 so I was forced to buy the randonnees. Boy, did I get the figurative poopy end of the stick. I wouldn't recommend these. In fact, I've been sorely disappointed in Marmot as of the last couple of years. I think their quality has gone down as their company has grown out of control. I couldn't even flip a nearly new Marmot coat online for $30. I think others might have the same sentiment. I am going to savor my 10 year old Marmot sleeping bag (top notch) and not buy anything new from them.