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I bought these gloves to replace a pair of Hestra Army Heliski gloves, which after 25 years of use have worn through in places. They have done over 400 days on the snow and have worked out much better value than the Gore-tex gloves which my wife likes, they seemed to fall to bits after a few years. I haven't worn my new gloves yet, aside from the Scottish Highlands in winter it's hard to see them being relevant to the UK. They are magnificent gloves though, without doubt the best I have ever seen. The workmanship is amazing, with not a stitch out of place. The inners have different material on the backs and the palms, and look like they will be warm, they even have little loops for hanging up for drying. The supply of leather balm that came with them isn't really enough to fully treat them, you will need either a tin of the rather expensive Hestra gunk to treat them, or the much cheaper option of Wheeler's Leather Balm. These gloves are of the same sort of quality you often find lift attendants and the piste patrol using. I have no doubt they will be excellent for skiing, they will last for many years and they look amazing.
Alex17th April, 2018