Bought these gloves last ski season and found they weregreat, however I didn't realize how great they really were until last Tuesday when I went skiing at night at Camp Fortune. My brother and I went up for 2 for 1 passes and the temperature dropped by at least 20 degrees celsius in the 2 hours that we were up there. When we left Ottawa the temperature was -1 by the time we drove the 30 minutes to get to the ski hill, the temp was about -15, when we left it was approaching -23, yes, these are all celsius numbers. With the windchill on top of Skyine it had to be -40 with the wind gusts. Anyway, these gloves performed flawlessly, my hands and fingers were never cold once. Funny thing, on one of the chair rides a guy beside me had the exact same black coloured Vertical Cut Freeride gloves. As there is not a Hestra dealer within 200 km's of Ottawa, this is a huge coincedence, he picked his up in Whistler and I ordered mine from Toronto. For how thin these gloves are, I am extremely impressed, I will only buy Hestra from now on. I have had Swanny, Kombi, Grandoe and others, none of them compare.
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1/21/09 at 10:38pm