Mountain Hardwear Bazuka Gloves - Waterproof, Insulated (For Men)

Closeouts. Engineered for snowsport professionals, Mountain Hardwear Bazuka gloves have the protection of an OutDry® waterproof breathable membrane, full leather fingers and palm for excellent dexterity, and Thermic Micro insulation.

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Verified Buyer Reviewed by Silver Rider from Spokane, WA on Friday, March 30, 2012
These gloves are great when it's below freezing, not so good when it's warm - causes the hands to sweat and there's no escape for the moisture.

I found that a cold wind blowing by the fingers can cause the fingers to get cold - so these are not so good for running a snow-thrower strangely enough - or standing in line in a winter gale holding skis while waiting for the gondola. But otherwise, they're totally warm even when skiing fast in 3D powder. I can't figure it out, really, why they seem to leak heat in those two situations, but it's probably due to ineffective insulating material.

I'm 6' with regular hands - can't grip a normal sized basketball and hold it palm-down, but a grippy girl's basketball I can, kind of - and a Large in these gloves fit just right with a bit of room to spare - if I'd chosen X-Large I'd have regretted it greatly.

The Bazukas are easy to put on, and very comfortable to wear. Very durable, and will last me many years and that's what counts - just be sure to take lighter gloves for warmer (above freezing) days.
  • Best Uses: Backcountry, Skiing on COLD days, Working Outdoors
  • Cons: Too warm not ventilated
  • Describe Yourself: Expert
  • Gear Usage: Winter Sports
  • Pros: Dries Quickly, Durable, Good Grip, Warm, Waterproof, Windproof
  • Was this a gift?: No
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