nattywrote a review of Hestra Ski Cross Glove on December 21, 2013
Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
While facetious statement, I can say that I have quite the high expectations for gloves given my work in the operating room. Durability, dexterity, and tactile feedback are all traits that a quality glove should have, and these Hestra Ski Cross gloves definitely fit the bill. Not bulky, trim (some would say tight) fit. If you want to use a liner, even a Hestra liner, size up as there is very little room for bulk. Leather is very tough but supple, and responds well to the balm treatments every 3-4 outings (I don't use Sno seal, just the balm, as I bought the white versions). A full day out can get the leather a bit moist, but I've noticed that the insulation still keeps the digits warm down to 17-20F even if wet from sweat and/or moisture that has percolated through the leather. These gloves can easily stay warm down to 10-15F if the leather stays dry (keep in mind, the snow here on the east coast is more on the wet side). The neoprene cuff is VERY comfortable, but is a bit short in my opinion. I understand the true intention of this glove, but something a bit longer in the cuff would make this the absolute perfect glove. Still gets 5/5 from me.