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Hestra Falt Guide Glove - Brown/Black



Hestra

Hestra Falt Guide Glove - Brown/Black

£85.00

Brand: Hestra
Weight: 230 g         53 reviews
The Hestra Fält Guide Glove is a superb winter glove designed specifically for heavy use in the outdoors. It has been a trusted companion of ours here at Woodlore for many years, and is named after Sweden's leading expert in the field of survival training, Lars Fält, who was also involved in the development of the glove. We rely on the warmth and durability of these gloves during our winter expeditions overseas, as well as back home in the UK. As any Hestra glove owner will attest, the build quality, materials and attention to detail with Hestra gloves is exceptional.

These are the best-made gloves that I have ever seen. If you look after your gloves, they will last as long as you want. - Lars Fält

A tough-yet-supple glove made entirely of leather, the Falt Guide Glove comes complete with a pair of removable wool liners. This inner glove features wool terrycloth on the palm and wool pile on the top of the hand, and is of course highly insulating. This two-part system of separate inner and outer gloves provides numerous benefits. Removing the wool liners after use allows both parts of the glove to dry much quicker than all-in-one gloves, which is extremely useful when you're out in the snow day after day. For use over prolonged expeditions, it is recommended to take a spare pair of Hestra Liners with you, which can then be used while your first pair are left to dry back at camp. When dexterity is an issue, the leather outer glove can be used without the liner, offering better feel and control.

For use in extreme cold, the Falt Glove can be teamed with an over-mitt, such as the Hestra Seam Sealed Shell Mitten. The Falt Glove can also be used with other liners in the Hestra layering system.

Details:
  • External seams for improved comfort
  • Attachment point for use with Hestra Handcuffs
  • Eyelet with carabiner, for securing together when not in use, as well as for drying
  • Outer: Impregnated cowhide
  • Palm: Impregnated Army Leather goatskin
  • Lining: Removable woollen glove liner
  • Sample pack of Hestra Leatherbalm included with each pair of gloves
  • Colour: Brown/Black

Out of Stock in 2 sizes:

• 9
• 11


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Shipping

  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination


Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.


  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days

Returns

A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
Etchingham
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

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Product Reviews

Hestra Falt Guide Glove - Brown/Black is rated 5/5 based on 53 customer reviews.

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  1 of 53

  Best gloves I’ve ever bought. Removable liner great. So good I bought 2 pairs.  

  Julian Savulescu
25th April, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 53

  I have many gloves, and most perform well for UK use. However after many years of trips to the arctic, and trying everything going, I finally got these. I don't favour dedicated ski gloves with draw cord closures, they are too tricky to get on and off for what I do. The Falt glove is quite a bulky glove, but does fit underneath most Scandinavian wide sleeved jackets. I'm not sure that one could get the sleeve of a UK winter mountaineering jacket over the glove, but my Fjallraven Parka and Haglofs jacket fit over them perfectly, so job done. (the glove just fits nicely into the loop of a ski pole at max length.) This all means they are easy to get on and off, and even after a tumble snow stays out. I am normally a size 10.5 in gloves, having long fingers, and had trouble deciding when measuring my hands what size to go for, so I ended up going for size 11 which proved just right. The easy fit allows good blood flow, but the glove is still easy to perform tasks such as tying knots.The liners are easy to get in and out, and I always carry a spare pair, even though I've never needed them. The glove remains warm even when wet from sweat. I found that the liners are best dried by simply removing and chucking on a warm floor, or placing high up in a warm cabin, while the glove itself needs to be kept away from heat, so chuck it on a chair or table. So far so good, an easy glove to live with for skiing and many other jobs, but is it warm? You bet, best glove for warmth I've ever had, better still it works well over a large temperature range. I've had sweaty but comfortable hands at minus 3 and toasty hands at minus 33. Not the best glove for wet UK, but hands down best for the arctic. They appear durable so I am expecting many years of hard use. The balm is also top notch and should keep them soft, supple and water resistant. I put way too much on, but it sort of soon soaks in so no big deal. Just whack it on with warm bare hands, let it soak in overnight. I have never used liner gloves, but if travelling by sled or snow mobile might consider them, as I would over mitts. Over mitts would also be good for shelter building, as handling snow blocks will make any glove wet in time.  

  Tony H.
24th April, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 53

  As yet I haven't had the chance to try these gloves out. I would say that they are very well made and very warm. I especially liked the removable lining, and also the merino insert I purchased also. I will look forward to trying these out.  

  Vincent Barnes
1st April, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 53

  Well, I received my glove on time I was confident the size would be right as I have other Hestra gloves but as per your shopping guide they are perfect as good as your description. I read about these gloves on your website years ago and now I am a proud owner. Thank you for your prompt efficient service. I can’t report on function until July or August our winter when I am planning to walk the overland track In Tasmania.  

  John Bourke
25th March, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 53

  Gloves fitted perfectly, and they feel great. Looking forward to years of good service from a quality product.  

  Kenneth Thomas
28th February, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 53

  This is a great glove, my second pair, I work as a mountain guide and ski instructor, these are the only gloves that can handle the work. They will last a minimum of 5 years even longer if well cared for. Thank you for the great service.  

  James A D Macleod
23rd February, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 53

  I was in the market for quality gloves that would accept hard use in the wilderness. I checked the Ray Mears site since everything there is top notch. I came across the Hestra Falt Guide Gloves and did a little more research. I decided to make the purchase and received them in about a week. That’s with international shipping too. The gloves are absolutely the best pair I have ever had. They are made very well with select leather and wool. The liners are removable and additional liners are available for purchase. I have no regrets with the purchase and expect years of wear out of them.  

  Dana Rowsey
11th February, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 53

  I have had these for a few months. Admittedly they have not been used a great deal due to a rather mild British winter, so far. Build quality seems superb however, whilst not advertised as waterproof they happily kept my hands warm and dry when walking in constant rain for 3 hours. Overall, time will tell for certain, but they are comfy, thick, warm and I trust them to perform.  

  Sjb
7th January, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 53

  Perfect, I am very pleased with these gloves.  

  Massimo Illuminati
3rd January, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 53

  Now, I have only had these gloves a few weeks but they have already had a bashing in -18 weather, my fingers and hands were toasty. Very very well made with superb double stitching and quality inner gloves. They have the dexterity and a good finger feel I think these gloves will last many years. I have treated them with 3 heated layers of gold wax and have had no problem with wet hands in both rain and snow along with using them to buck wood in the snow for a few hours. Easy to remove the liners, I would recommend these gloves all day long. In short very well designed and very well made if looked, after I can't see me purchasing another pair for a very long time. Very quick delivery and outstanding Woodlore service. Thank to you all involved.  

  Daniel Gray
25th December, 2018

Rated: 5/5




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