Cross-country ski gloves

Choose your cross-country ski gloves from the best brands - at the best price - Express delivery

    No products found for your search

Choosing the right cross-country ski gloves

Cross-country ski gloves are an essential piece of equipment for skiers, providing both protection and comfort during effort. Unlike downhill gloves, these must offer good dexterity and breathability to enable fluid, efficient movement. Materials such as Gore-Tex for waterproofing, combined with lightweight insulation such as Thinsulate, offer adequate protection against the cold while wicking away perspiration. Gloves also need to fit snugly to avoid chafing and provide a firm grip on ski poles.

Different types of cross-country ski gloves

There are several types of cross-country ski gloves, adapted to different levels of practice and climatic conditions. Thin gloves, often made of softshell, are ideal for milder conditions and intense effort, offering excellent breathability and dexterity. For cold-weather outings, insulated gloves with fleece or merino wool linings provide extra warmth without sacrificing mobility. Mittens or three-finger gloves can also be used for extremely cold conditions, offering better thermal insulation by keeping the fingers together. Some models incorporate leather or synthetic reinforcements on the palms for improved durability and grip.

Buying criteria to consider

When buying cross-country ski gloves, there are a number of criteria to take into account to guarantee their effectiveness and comfort. Size and fit are paramount: well-fitting gloves offer a better grip and reduce the risk of chafing. Waterproofing and breathability are also key factors, especially for long ski sessions in variable conditions. Opt for technical materials like Gore-Tex or similar membranes to keep your hands dry while allowing moisture to escape.

Flexibility and dexterity are essential for handling poles and adjusting your equipment with ease. Look for gloves with reinforced seams and non-slip palms for durability and grip. For cross-country skiers practicing in very cold conditions, gloves with additional thermal insulation or removable liners can offer extra protection. By choosing your cross-country gloves wisely, you can optimize performance and comfort, ensuring a safe and enjoyable skiing experience.

  • Free delivery
    from 119 € (* see conditions)

    Delivery methods

  • Secure payment
    CB, Paypal, Scalapay, Bank transfer

    Payment methods Payment methods

  • Customer service
    by phone on +33 (0)9 72 306 150
    by email

Need help ?