Just back from a ski day at Orford. It was -15°C…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new


Just back from a ski day at Orford. It was -15°C at the top and windy. So cold that I wasn't warm in my alpine boots, but incredibly warm in my gloves!

I own several pair of gloves, but these Swany look like the warmest yet. Quality construction seems to be top of the class.


  • Warm, warm!
  • Quality
  • Dexterity


  • Index finger tight
  • $ - Quality isn't cheap.

Fit is good, but for a medium size I feel my index finger is a little tight.

The leather seems to be incredibly, resistant and flexible. I think of trying these gloves for my ice climbing so the dexterity is great.

There's a zipper for hand warmers.

Looking for warm hands in gloves, have these Swanys!


Thanks for letting us know about these warm gloves, Martin.

5 years ago

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The Swany X-Cell II Glove is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 16, 2019 at

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