If you’re ready to hit the slopes this winter, you already know what a pain it is to use touchscreen devices with traditional ski gloves. You have to take them off and expose your hands to cold and wind, just to send a text message or set up your action camera to record your next run. With a quality pair of touchscreen ski gloves, you can keep your hands protected from the elements and stay connected with your favorite touchscreen device. We’ve rounded up some of the best ski gloves available, looking for pairs that are warm, sturdy, and touchscreen compatible. These gloves are also great for snowboarders, snow mobiling, and other winter sports. Check out our recommendations below.
Touchscreen Ski Gloves
Burton Gore-Tex Touchscreen Ski Gloves
Burton has updated their durable and cozy ski gloves to include touchscreen compatibility. The touchscreen finger tips and a touchgrip palm make it easy to hold your devices while wearing bulkier ski gloves and text or take photos. Made from their Dryride Ultrashell 2 Layer Fabric, these gloves will keep you warm for hours on the slopes. They are are waterproof and windproof but also breathable so your hands don’t overheat. The brushed microfiber lining glove is soft and comfortable for extended wear. The liner can be worn seperately if you don’t need the heavy duty weight of the ski gloves.
These touchscreen ski gloves are a great choice for men or women who plan to use smartphones, tablets, GPS, smartwatches, or action cameras while wearing them.
Women’s X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
Men’s X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large
Available Colors: Black, Bog Heather, Plaid (women’s only)
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The North Face Triclimate Etip Glove
The North Face is known for high end, quality winter wear. It’s no suprise they make one of the best pairs of touchscreen ski gloves. Their Triclimate Etip Gloves is designed specifically for skiiers. These gloves are waterproof, insulated, and breathable, all while working with your favorite devics thanks to the Etip functionality. The gloves come with a removeable FlashDry Liner that wicks moistures to keep your hands dry and a full-coverage gauntlet that prevents snow from sneaking inside your gloves. A great feature that skiiers will really appreciate is the “Wrist Oven” leash. These removeable straps keep your gloves attached to your wrists if you take them off.
Use these gloves on the slopes to keep your hands warm and dry while skiing. You’ll have no worries about staying connected or using your touchscreen devices with the Triclimate gloves.
Sizes: Small, Medium, Large
Available Colors: Black
Outdoor Research Highcamp Ski Mitts
Sometimes mittens are just a better option for skiing. Mittens are generally warmer than gloves and thank’s to Outdoor Research’s design, they can be touchscreen compatible too! If you’re puzzling over how that works, the trick is the removable liner gloves. These liners provide an extra layer of warmth along with touchscreen compatible fingertips. So when you’re on the slopes, the mittens keep you warm while you ski and the liner keeps you warm while you Tweet a photo of the gorgeous mountain scenery.
These gloves are windproof and waterproof, plus the SuperCinch Gauntlet closure will keep snow and debris out of your gloves so your hands stay clean and dry. The Radiant Fleece touchscreen liner is moisture wicking and breathable, plus it works with smartphones, tablets, and other touch devices.
Women’s Small, Medium, Large
Men’s Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
Available Colors: Black, Orchid/Charcoal (women’s only)
Outdoor Research Olympus Sensor Gloves
If you can’t get on board with mittens, Outdoor Research also makes a studry and warm touch compatible ski glove. The Olympus Sensor Gloves are pricy but worth it for the quality. Featuring two finger touch compatibility, these gloves will work with your iPhone or Android smartphone, along with your GoPRO. The goat leather palm also gives the gloves extra grippiness to keep your device in hand without slipping.
Made from durable material, these gloves are pre-curved to easily grip your ski poles. These gloves are waterproof with EnduraLoft insulation to keep you warm. The sherpa fleece lining will keep your hands and fingers toasty warm even after hours on the slopes. This is a great glove for serious skiiers.
Sizes: Small, Large
Available Colors: Black, Charcoal/Natural
Now that you’re ready to hit the slopes, check out these helmet camera mounts for action cameras so you can record all your best moves. Make sure to get a GoPRO or another action camera, all of which will work perfectly with your new touchscreen ski gloves.