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Author: Matthew Hand
Posted: Fri 5th Oct 2007, 22:55
Joined: 2001
Local Group: Mid Wales
I have carried a pair of latex gloves (ones that are used for working etc, come in boxes of 100). Quite handy to have tucked away in the bottom of a sack for emergencies. Weigh virtually nothing, and provide windproof & waterprooof cover ... helps a lot if caught out by bad weather.

Could also try a large pair with thin insulation gloves underneath. I'm too tight to buy anything better!! Matt.
Author: Ian Koszalinski
Posted: Fri 5th Oct 2007, 16:21
Joined: 2004
Local Group: High Peak
sealskin do waterproof gloves in the same vein as their waterproof socks. Havn't tried them. I use a pair of silk gloves as liners for my plain one size fits all gloves when it's cold, but like Geoff i get too hot
Author: Geoff Deighton
Posted: Fri 5th Oct 2007, 13:30
Joined: 1981
Local Group: High Peak
Mittens, though less practical, are always warmer than gloves and Buffalo claim that theirs are even warm when wet. I have a pair but I've not tested this claim! The trouble is I usually have to take them off after a couple of miles, even in winter, because my hands are too hot!

Author: Roy Turner
Posted: Thu 4th Oct 2007, 21:56
Joined: 1988
Local Group: Vermuyden (South Yorks)
Can anyone advise on the choiceof gloves. Are there any waterproof and warm?

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