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Other than Winter / cold-weather conditions, when thick or insulated gloves are de rigeour, I hike with thin gloves on each hand. I do use trekking-poles, most of the time ... so, the gloves do assist in improving grippage.
I might add, that I find that cork-handled trekking-poles to be superior, in any event, whether with, or without, wearing gloves. EVA is a material I avoid, if possible (even in boot insoles). Many reasons.
I have tried many types of thin gloves. Hot weather becomes problematic, and sweat-through is an issue. However; the benefits outweigh the 'cons'.
I began realizing the wisdom of having a pair of gloves, packing them along with the rest of my backpacking gear, in the inevitable circumstance of having occasion to use them.
The first time this occurred, was when hiking some steep trails at Delaware Water Gap State (Nat'l ?) Park, situated near the juncture of NorthWestern New Jersey and NorthEastern Pennsylvania.
I found it necessary to grasp small-to-medium diameter tree saplings, in order to ascend some off-trail routes I selected. As it was late October, I had packed along a pair of leather work gloves thinking cool temps might occur. That was not the case, but the gloves were marvelous in assisting the gripping of saplings and rock out-croppings, in my ascent effort.
I have since experimented with very "grippy" mechanic's gloves. They work nicely, but feel a little too snug. In fairness, they are supposed to fit this way, but I found them a little too restrictive for comfort.
They also reduce discomfort in the wrist areas, when the trekking-pole hand straps are used.
Leather work-gloves seem to be my "favs".
Anyone here have comments or suggestions?