Built to help protect your hands without sacrificing a feel for the wall – open palm and fingers and ultralight material. Great for protecting your hands during crack climbing.
Fabric can tear after extended use. Not meant for belaying. Runs large.
Great for belaying and rappelling, as well as scrambling. Solid grip for ropes and cables. A good choice for first time climbers but we suggest something more durable for serious belayers.
Some complaints that these are made cheaply – specifically seams coming loose.
Many people who have avoided crack climbing have been able to enjoy it thanks to the thick padding of these gloves. Much more convenient than using tape and more protective as well.
A few complaints of the velcro strap snapping. They are tight but you want them that way.
Real leather gloves that are built to last. Very breathable as well. Thick enough to protect your hand but still have a good feel for the rope. Many people used them for far more than climbing, including working on construction sites and as grocery stockers.
Run big and some owners found them unwieldy.
Thick palms make these perfect for serious climbers who are belaying for hours at a time. Open fingers mean you can tie knots with ease. Hole at the bottom of the palm so you can attach them to a carabiner.
Even the smallest size isn't tight enough for some women.
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