Altura Altitude Gloves review

A lightweight windproof glove for early winter

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £30.00 RRP | USD $45.50
Altura Altitude Gloves

Our review

Simple and effective glove that will keep the chill out on shorter rides
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Altura’s Altitude is basically a standard full-finger MTB glove with a wind- and water-resistant membrane.

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These aren’t aimed at riders braving polar conditions, but rather those who are heading out for a few hours on classic mixed-weather UK winter afternoons.

This unfussy glove isn’t especially thermal, but it’s warm enough for most short winter exploits. It’s suited to rides where wind chill rather than wetness is the enemy, although because the insulation layer is thinner than most, this does reduce drying time and water absorption.

The slightly loose liners make them a bit of a faff to pull on, particularly with wet hands, but they don’t slide around too much and the relatively thin fingers increase dexterity.

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There are no snot wipes, though, and the rough shell fabric is a nostril nightmare. Altura’s sizing is smaller than most and the thumbs on our XL gloves were particularly tight so, if possible, try before you buy.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Altitude Winter Glove
Brand Altura

Clothing Material Neoprene Polyester Synthetic
Available Colours Black/Grey
Fastening Type Velcro
Palm Material Non-Slip Synthetic Leather
Glove Type Full Finger