These are a 2.5 layer waterproof/breathable mitten designed to go over an insulating layer of fleece or similar gloves to protect you from the elements. The wrist area has a 3/8 Side release buckle with elastic that can be tightened up to fit properly. The gauntlet of the glove can be cinched down to keep the snow out by using an anchored cord lock and shock cord. At a weight of 2 oz. this greatly increases your hand warmth and keeps your pack weight low.
NOTE: Black is pertex shield fabric
Charcoal grey is pertex endurance fabric