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The 6 Best Heated Gloves for Skiing

Brave frigid temps and stay on the slopes longer with these heated gloves.

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Skiing with cold hands is the pits, plain and simple. Once those digits catch a chill, there’s really no saving them, save for taking lots of breaks—which means less skiing. Heated gloves are the natural solution, and while they’re not cheap, you can be confident that you’ll get more out of your ski days, both in the sense of staying out longer and being more comfortable while you’re out there. We took stock of the options and collected our favorite pairs of heated gloves designed to provide all-day warmth and weatherproofing for your coldest days on the slopes.

Hestra Power Heater

Hestra Power Heater Glove
Hestra Power Heater Glove Photo: Keri Bascetta

The Power Heater combines Hestra’s iconic leather work with a three-step control and heating elements located at each fingertip. The glove features the brand’s Flextron softshell four-way stretch on the back of the hand for a tight, snug fit combined with a goat leather palm—a subtle detail that’ll make these your go-to for every cold weather event on or off the slope. Also available as a mitt. [$425, hestragloves.com]

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Seirus HeatTouch Hellfire

Seirus HeatTouch Hellfire Heated Glove
Seirus HeatTouch Hellfire Heated Glove Photo: Keri Bascetta

The Seirus HeatTouch Hellfire gloves will be with you from morning coffee to evening après thanks to a battery life that lasts up to 12 hours on its lowest setting. The HeatTouch Fusion Heat Panel covers the entire back of the hand and wraps the fingertips to maximize heating capacity and toastiness, and the leather softshell ensures residual warmth even when the heating system is turned off. Also available as a mitt. [$450, seirus.com

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Outdoor Research Stormtracker Gore-Tex Infinium Heated Sensor Gloves

Outdoor Research Stormtracker Gore-Tex Infinium Heated Sensor Glove
Outdoor Research Stormtracker Gore-Tex Infinium Heated Sensor Glove Photo: Keri Bascetta

Outdoor Research’s quality design and versatility is evident in the Stormtracker. The glove is the brand’s ideal model for backcountry skiing, with a lighter build and wire mapping over the top of fingers and around the periphery of the hand using ALTIHeat technology. New for this season, the Stormtracker has touchscreen-compatible leather fingertips and a 40-percent faster battery charger. [$265, outdoorresearch.com]

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Chaval SuperNova

Chaval SuperNova Heated Glove
Chaval SuperNova Heated Glove Photo: Keri Bascetta

The Chaval SuperNova gloves come with all the bells and whistles, offering warmth even in sub-zero temps. The brand’s Alphaheat 3.1 heat tech uses a wire-free mesh flat flex circuit and features a self-regulating heat output—in simpler terms, there’s no need to mess with heat settings. What’s more, the SuperNova’s ActiveDry built-in battery charging system serves to help dry the inner glove while it’s plugged into the wall. Also available as a mitt. [$425, chavalusa.com]

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Volt Avalanche X 7V

Volt Avalanche X7V Heated Glove
Volt Avalanche X7V Heated Glove Photo: Keri Bascetta

Volt might not be a name you recognize, but this brand specializes in heated products—from midlayers to slippers—so it’s no surprise its Avalanche X 7V Heated Gloves meet the challenge in cold temps. The charge lasts three to five hours, but what the glove lacks in battery life, it makes up for with the heat it provides. The glove uses a patented Zero Layer Heating System with coverage on both sides of the hand and the length of each finger. [$270, voltheat.com]

Gobi Heat Epic Heated Gloves

Gobi Heat Epic Heated Glove
Gobi Heat Epic Heated Glove Photo: Keri Bascetta

Named after the Gobi Desert, Gobi Heat provides quality heated gear—and its Epic Heated Gloves are no exception. Offering the best bang for your buck of all the gloves on this list, the Epic provides a 3M Thinsulate lining and steel fiber heating elements that trace your fingers and palm at a more affordable price point. Plus, the fingertips are touchscreen compatible and the battery life indicator gets an accuracy upgrade for the 2020-’21 season. [$200, gobiheat.com]