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Black Diamond
Absolute Mitten

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Absolute Mitten

Designed to be incredibly warm and waterproof, the Black Diamond Absolute Mitten protects your hands from the coldest temperatures and worst weather imaginable. It's an expedition-worthy mitten, allowing for extreme alpine and backcountry use in frigid conditions. The removable liner features a waterproof Gore-Tex membrane with XCR technology for optimum breathability when you're moving quickly while pushing peaks.

PrimaLoft Kodenshi insulation is combined with high-loft fleece for maximum heat-trapping loft in sub-zero conditions, allowing you to stay outside without sacrificing frostbite in shivering temperatures. The outer shell of the mitten is constructed from abrasion-resistant nylon with a reinforced thumb for working with fixed lines. Additionally, the goat leather palm is soft and supple, also standing up to rigorous use with KEVLAR stitching.


  • Expedition mittens are incredibly warm and waterproof
  • PrimaLoft Kodenshi and high-loft fleece insulation
  • Removable liner with waterproof Gore-Tex membrane
  • Gauntlet-style cuff for protection from the elements
  • Abrasion-resistant nylon shell with reinforced thumb
  • Goat leather palm with Kevlar stitching
  • Item #BLD00K5
[shell] abrasion-resistant nylon, reinforced thumb
GORE-TEX membrane with XCR Technology
PrimaLoft Kodenshi, high-loft fleece
Removable Liner
gauntlet mitten
wrist cinch
Palm Grip
yes, goat leather palm with KEVLAR stitching
Claimed Weight
[size medium] 15oz
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year