Light it up.
Ignite your warmth this winter with the Black Diamond Women's Spark Mittens. Made with a full goat leather construction, the waterproof BDry insert keeps your hands comfortably dry through the season's deepest days, while the lightweight PrimaLoft insulation serves up furnace-like warmth when temps plummet. The fixed brushed tricot lining has individual fingers for enhanced dexterity, and the soft, neoprene cuffs defend against the entry of unwanted snow when you're getting the goods.
- Full goat leather construction
- Waterproof BDry inserts
- PrimaLoft insulation
- Fixed brushed tricot lining
- Neoprene cuffs
- Item #BLD00DL
- Q & A
The better mid-weight mitten
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Size Bought: large
I finally bought these mittens after looking at similar styles for a couple of years, and finally coughed up the cash for these guys. So far I've only worn them maybe 3 or 4 times, and haven't put them to use in the snow yet. Even when it's 30 degrees out my fingers stay toasty wrapped in the cozy tricot lining. As Kayla said also, the fingers are SEPARATED (kinda like gloves inside your mitts).
Pros: not bulky, warm, soft fabric lining, nice leather
Cons: none that I've found
Keep yo' digits toasty!
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Holy guacamole- these mitts are just awesome. I've been a longtime fan of my BD Legend gloves, which are holding strong in their third season now, and was in the market for some mitts. I'm not a fan of big gauntlets, and prefer the lower profile. I ended up settling on the Sparks- and boy oh boy, my fingers are set for winter.
Right off the bat, I was surprised on how waterproof these are. The first day I took them out, we were out snowmobiling and backcountry skiing for about 8 hours. I brought backups, but never had to pull them out- these kept me warm and dry ALL day long. I did use them with a light glove liner for added protection, and my digits were toasty- even cruising on the sled at a nice balmy 10F. Also, these DO have the individual finger dividers. I'd never had a pair of mitts with them and wasn't quite sure at first, but after a few uses I do like them- definitely help in retaining more heat. I did find that these found a little bigger- I'm a solid Medium in the Legends and the Mediums in these are just a tiny bit big.
All in all, totally stoked on these mitts. I would expect them to be at least twice the price for how sick they are!