Warm hands at the push of a button. Sounds like magic? It’s not! Thanks to heated gloves, you can keep your hands warm even when temperatures are freezing out there on the slopes.
You think normal, insulated ski gloves will do just fine? If you’re not prone to cold hands, that might be true. But for some of us, a little extra heat can make a world of a difference when you want to enjoy a long day of skiing or snowboarding.
So what are the main benefits of heated gloves? How do they work, and which products are worth their money? Together with the experts of Therm-ic, we have compiled a few important facts on how to keep your hands warm with heated gloves.
As mentioned above, heated gloves are particularly suitable for people who get cold hands easily. However, they can also come in handy for the rest of us in freezing temperatures or harsh conditions.
After all, our fingers are particularly sensitive to the cold. That’s because they are slim, with virtually no fat or muscles, and therefore receive less blood flow than the rest of our body. Hence, without any protection of insulation, you’ll soon feel pain when your fingers are exposed to the cold.
The solution: Heated gloves give you what nature can’t. They gently warm your fingers using external heat, restoring the necessary blood flow.
Basically, there are two types of heated gloves:
If you’re looking for a good-quality heated glove, make sure that it ticks the following boxes:
Travel light: If you’re looking for heated gloves that are particularly lightweight, we recommend Therm-ic’s Power Gloves Light + or Power Gloves Ski Light. In need of something a bit warmer? Try Therm-ic’s Ultra Heat Gloves/Mittens!
Do you usually prefer skiing in warmer temperatures but need a pair of really warm gloves for a special snow adventure? Then it might be a good idea to rent a pair of heated gloves for the occasion.
At our INTERSPORT Rent shops, we offer a multitude of high-quality ski gloves, many of them heated. Our RENTertainers on site know all the product features and will be happy to recommend the most suitable gloves for your day in the snow!