Accessory Action: Gates Duke


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You’ve already bought your skis and boots, right? Good. Because now is when the real fun begins. Your ski day just wouldn’t be complete without a new accessory from each of the following categories. It’s that simple. Inspired by snowboard styling, the latest gloves are more sturdy and hip-looking than ever.

GATES Duke $50
The Duke is a solid all-around glove with Outlast fabric for consistent comfort in a broad range of temperatures. It comes with a leather palm patch and a Velcro cinch strap across the wrist.

What To Look For
Reinforcement on high-stress areas such as the palm and thumb. A comfortable model that is easy to slip on.