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REI Tech-Compatible Switchback Gloves


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  • Waterproof, breathable REI Elements® inserts keep hands dry while you backcountry ski, traverse glaciers and play in the snow
  • Removable fleece liners keep hands warm in winter; wear just the liner gloves for jobs requiring greater dexterity
  • Conductive material at the tips of the thumbs and index fingers on the liner gloves allows you to send text messages and operate your touch-screen phone with the gloves on
  • Grippy palms handle ice tools and ski poles with ease
  • Soft fabric on the thumbs gives you a gentle place to wipe your nose
  • Wrist cinches and gauntlet closures are easy to operate with 1 hand
  • Removable leashes secure the REI Tech-Compatible Switchback gloves to your wrists so you won't lose them


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Best Use Snowsports
Palm material Polyurethane
Lining fabric Polyester
Waterproof Yes
Type of waterproofing REI Elements waterproof, breathable insert
Removable liner Yes
Removable liner fabric Polyester fleece
Removable liner insulation None
Glove leash Yes
Touch screen compatible Yes
Gender Unisex
Shell fabric Nylon

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