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  • Durable nylon oxford/ nylon dobby shells with waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® inserts and grippy palms keep your hands dependably dry and comfortable
  • Polyester fleece liner gloves provide insulative warmth under the shells or wear them alone when it's warmer or when you need additional dexterity; silicone grip palms
  • Heat pack pockets on the back of the liner gloves (heat packets sold separately)
  • Outdoor Research Arete gloves have long gauntlets with drawcord cinches
  • Carabiner hooks on back of hands; removable wrist cords; precurved construction

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Specs

Best Use Backcountry Skiing, Mountaineering
Palm Material Synthetic grip
Fabric Nylon
Lining Fabric Polyester
Waterproof Yes
Type Of Waterproofing GORE-TEX waterproof breathable inserts
Insulated Yes
Insulation Type Synthetic
Insulation Polyester fleece liner gloves
Removable Liner Yes
Removable Liner Fabric Polyester fleece
Removable Liner Insulation None
Glove Leash Yes
Gender Unisex
Glove Type Full Finger

Size chart

Sizing notes

Measure around a flat hand at the knuckles; do not include your thumb. Also measure your hand length from the base of your palm to the end if your middle finger. Use the larger of the two measurements to select your glove size.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for Extreme Cold I asked the REI expert to show me the warmest, most expensive gloves they sell. She pointed to these right away and said I could spend more on North Face but they wouldn't be as dependable. I am really glad I bought these because this weekend I went camping in 5F winter weather and these gloves kept my hands toasty warm. The liners themselves are great while you are more active and the shells warm up within minutes. I have always been failed by gloves until this pair.
Date published: 2014-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid gloves I have been using these gloves with the liners for a year now. I just did a 14er winter summit wind chill -20 F and my hands were warm. Often I get by just wearing the liners and put these on as I get higher towards summit. I do throw hand warmer's in the gloves if I really want to be too warm and comfortable. Overall, pleased with these gloves. Do note that if your not wearing them store them inside the bag, because it will take a bit of time to warm-up if your storing on your bag or just letting them hang. There is really good wrist coverage also. So far have fit my needs for 14k ft summits.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very Warm but not Durable Gloves are extremely warm for <$100 price range. Kept my hand very warm on the ski lifts in <10 degrees F. However, after only 4 days of use I notices lots of fraying material from the canvas on the finger tips and I was not using them in such a way that should warrant this. I will be returning them in exchange for a more durable pair. WOULD RECOMMEND: for general insulation purposes. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND: for outdoor/athletic/backcountry
Date published: 2016-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Gloves I used these gloves to climb wright peak in the Adirondacks. The fit was good and kept my hands warm. It was early February and the temp was 7F at the trailhead.
Date published: 2014-02-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Falling apart in the first 4 hours of use I bought these gloves for snowboarding and halfway into their first day of use, they began fraying around all of the fingers. One of the fingertips was even beginning to come apart from the rest of the glove. I wasn't using them for anything other than tightening my bindings and staying warm. I returned them after my trip. Design-wise, they are great gloves. The liner on the inside makes these gloves a 2-in-1 glove solution. You can take the liner out and have a smaller pair of gloves for cruising around town. However, I would not buy these gloves again because of the quality control problems.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Falling apart after 1 overnight! I loved the fit of these more that burlier, more expensive gloves. The features seemed pretty good as well with the exception of having no adjustable wrist strap although I did without just fine. I wore these for one single snowshoeing overnight camping trip to Mazama Ridge on Rainier. Although I put them through the paces in that it dumped about 18" that night and the gloves froze multiple times while shoveling, I would have expected a pair of $100 OR gloves to hold up. They are badly frayed on all fingers. It's odd especially since I did no rope work nor did I even touch a single rock. This severe damage all occurred while holding trekking poles, pitching/breaking camp, clearing snow by hand or handling a BD shovel...that's it. Returning and replacing for a full leather finger pair of gloves. The good news is that even though they nearly fell apart they kept me dry and as long as I thawed them, warm as well.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Pair of Gloves Kept my hands warm and dry on a 20-degree day on the slopes with plenty of wipe-outs. I was surprised how much use I got out of the leashes and pull loops--very handy!
Date published: 2016-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gloves Great for winter skiing. Love the flexibility of wearing just the liners in warmer weather. Hubby loves them!
Date published: 2014-02-22
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how many grams of insulation do they have? or what&acute;s the coldest weather these are fit for???

Asked by: Guillermo Andres Rodriguez Reyes
Outdoor Research says the insulation is 100-weight fleece; they do not offer a temperature rating for this glove.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-10-05

I accessed the Arete glove info from the men's glove section, but the breadcrumbs at the top shows that they are a women's glove. &nbsp;Since the sizing is different for men's and women's, I want to check which sizing I should use.

Asked by: davo
The breadcrumbs are unfortunately inaccurate. The Arete is a unisex (men's) glove. The men's sizing chart attached will be correct. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we will update REI.com.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

How much does the large size way?

Asked by: CAhiker
&#8203;The average weight of size large is 7.8 oz.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-03-29
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Please select a color/size.

Size chart

Sizing notes

Measure around a flat hand at the knuckles; do not include your thumb. Also measure your hand length from the base of your palm to the end if your middle finger. Use the larger of the two measurements to select your glove size.

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for Extreme Cold I asked the REI expert to show me the warmest, most expensive gloves they sell. She pointed to these right away and said I could spend more on North Face but they wouldn't be as dependable. I am really glad I bought these because this weekend I went camping in 5F winter weather and these gloves kept my hands toasty warm. The liners themselves are great while you are more active and the shells warm up within minutes. I have always been failed by gloves until this pair.
Date published: 2014-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid gloves I have been using these gloves with the liners for a year now. I just did a 14er winter summit wind chill -20 F and my hands were warm. Often I get by just wearing the liners and put these on as I get higher towards summit. I do throw hand warmer's in the gloves if I really want to be too warm and comfortable. Overall, pleased with these gloves. Do note that if your not wearing them store them inside the bag, because it will take a bit of time to warm-up if your storing on your bag or just letting them hang. There is really good wrist coverage also. So far have fit my needs for 14k ft summits.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very Warm but not Durable Gloves are extremely warm for <$100 price range. Kept my hand very warm on the ski lifts in <10 degrees F. However, after only 4 days of use I notices lots of fraying material from the canvas on the finger tips and I was not using them in such a way that should warrant this. I will be returning them in exchange for a more durable pair. WOULD RECOMMEND: for general insulation purposes. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND: for outdoor/athletic/backcountry
Date published: 2016-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Gloves I used these gloves to climb wright peak in the Adirondacks. The fit was good and kept my hands warm. It was early February and the temp was 7F at the trailhead.
Date published: 2014-02-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Falling apart in the first 4 hours of use I bought these gloves for snowboarding and halfway into their first day of use, they began fraying around all of the fingers. One of the fingertips was even beginning to come apart from the rest of the glove. I wasn't using them for anything other than tightening my bindings and staying warm. I returned them after my trip. Design-wise, they are great gloves. The liner on the inside makes these gloves a 2-in-1 glove solution. You can take the liner out and have a smaller pair of gloves for cruising around town. However, I would not buy these gloves again because of the quality control problems.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Falling apart after 1 overnight! I loved the fit of these more that burlier, more expensive gloves. The features seemed pretty good as well with the exception of having no adjustable wrist strap although I did without just fine. I wore these for one single snowshoeing overnight camping trip to Mazama Ridge on Rainier. Although I put them through the paces in that it dumped about 18" that night and the gloves froze multiple times while shoveling, I would have expected a pair of $100 OR gloves to hold up. They are badly frayed on all fingers. It's odd especially since I did no rope work nor did I even touch a single rock. This severe damage all occurred while holding trekking poles, pitching/breaking camp, clearing snow by hand or handling a BD shovel...that's it. Returning and replacing for a full leather finger pair of gloves. The good news is that even though they nearly fell apart they kept me dry and as long as I thawed them, warm as well.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Pair of Gloves Kept my hands warm and dry on a 20-degree day on the slopes with plenty of wipe-outs. I was surprised how much use I got out of the leashes and pull loops--very handy!
Date published: 2016-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gloves Great for winter skiing. Love the flexibility of wearing just the liners in warmer weather. Hubby loves them!
Date published: 2014-02-22
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Questions & Answers

how many grams of insulation do they have? or what&acute;s the coldest weather these are fit for???

Asked by: Guillermo Andres Rodriguez Reyes
Outdoor Research says the insulation is 100-weight fleece; they do not offer a temperature rating for this glove.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-10-05

I accessed the Arete glove info from the men's glove section, but the breadcrumbs at the top shows that they are a women's glove. &nbsp;Since the sizing is different for men's and women's, I want to check which sizing I should use.

Asked by: davo
The breadcrumbs are unfortunately inaccurate. The Arete is a unisex (men's) glove. The men's sizing chart attached will be correct. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we will update REI.com.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

How much does the large size way?

Asked by: CAhiker
&#8203;The average weight of size large is 7.8 oz.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-03-29
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