Use protection—wear the Burton Gore-Tex Support Gloves.
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So I went snowboarding over spring break and I took a pretty nasty tumble and turns out I sprained my wrist and have a ganglion cyst (nasty build up of fluid in my wrist). So these gloves kept my wrists from breaking, but I still got hurt. Overall the good points about these gloves are that no one knows you're wearing support gloves and they keep your hands super warm.
Good glove, not so much support
The gloves keep my hands warm and the wrist leaches are sweet for the lift ride up. I use an insert that I bought separately for extra warmth. Good underglove design, but the support is mediocre. I have the burton impact glove and they are VERY supportive and I'd expect them to save my wrist. These gloves would not save my wrist during a big wipeout. I'm sure they're better than nothing and they are gore-tex.
My gloves are wicked... warm, dry & took the punishment. No complaints!
Great, great gloves. Good warmth and good movement with them. I have a pair of last year's Impact gloves and those are bombproof except I hated the leather palm.
These are Bore-Tex and while the wrist protection is not as strong as the Impact, they do the job.
Only issue is the seams ripped around the finger area (bottom of fingers). Thankfully for the lifetime warranty Burton, because I don't think these will last as long as the Impacts.
Good, not great gloves...Do the job
The gloves are comfy and warm. I have an older pair of Burton support gloves and the support system was much stronger. The wrap goes all the way around the wrist as oppsed to these which have a small velcro system. These if not on tight enough will pop off sort of defeating the purpose of protection. I like these because of the gore tex palms and fingers because of the gore tex as opposed to my other ones which are leather which I hate... So in closing, good gloves but could be better.