The Warming Store's Heated Glove Guide
Here at The Warming Store, we are asked daily "Which Heated Gloves do you wear?" and our typical response is "Depends on what we are doing!" We’ve decided to make a nice and easy guide to our heated glove selection. We know it can be daunting to choose between our selection of 100's of heated gloves, so we will simplify things for you! We’ll sort through gloves, mittens and glove liners.
The Basics: We sell hundreds of heated gloves and mittens varying in price, quality, and features. Higher end gloves will heat the fingers and thumb, lower end gloves will have a panel that heats the hand. What glove is right for you depends on your wants, needs, and budget. Looking for motorcycle specific gear? We’ve got you covered with that as well!
Entry Level Gloves and Mitts
These gloves and mitts help to give your hands extra oomph on days when you need it.
- ActionHeat AA gloves and mitts – These come in 3 varieties. Fleece, Textile, and Mitten. They heat on demand using standard AA batteries. Expect heat to last about 4 hours. The AA Textile glove is our best-selling heated glove. These gloves have a heat panel on the top of the hand that is designed to radiate heat through your glove. Looking for a rechargeable option? These are compatible with AH’s 3V battery kit!
- Global Vasion glove – This is another low cost but high-quality heated glove. These also use AA batteries and a single heating panel. These gloves wick moisture away from your hand but are water resistant on the outside. They won’t let you down!
Expect these gloves to heat all the way to the tips of your fingers. Perfect for folks with Reynaud’s, hikers, birders, and other outdoor enthusiasts.
- Mobile Warming Barra – Originally a glove designed for Motorcycle use, these 7.4V heat gloves are sure to keep your digits hot. These gloves ship with Mobile Warmings split cell battery which sits balanced on your wrist. The Barra features a waterproof hybrid shell of synthetic and goatskin leather. It’s a rugged glove that outperforms its price range.
- Volt Tatra – This heavy-duty nylon glove is durable, waterproof, and flexible. Volt gloves utilize a proprietary 7V battery that sits on the top of your wrist. This glove heats all your fingers, your thumb, and both sides of your hand. Volt is not messing around!
- ActionHeat Snow Glove – These 5V gloves have a sturdy leather palm and a sleek textile outer shell. Perfect for adventures on the slopes or winning your neighborhood snow ball fight.
- Gerbing Featherweight – The Featherweight glove by Gerbing is somewhere in between a liner and a glove. The heating filaments are located closer to the skin, which help with circulation. If you need heat but not the insulating bulk, then these are a perfect choice.
High-End Performance Gloves
These gloves are considered the best of the best. The finest materials, the hottest heat, and the best battery life. These are great for skiers, folks doing long mountain hikes, longshoremen, and anyone the demands the best. These gloves tend to cost more but also outperform all other heated glove options. They all feature premium insulation and waterproof membranes.
- Outdoor Research Capstone – A Warming Store Staff favorite. Outdoor Research gloves have a Lifetime Warranty. The Capstone features premium Primaloft insulation and a GORE-TEX insert. They are even touchscreen compatible. We find these gloves to be incredible warm, comfortable, and extremely durable. These gloves have a double battery capacity, meaning they last twice as long as other heated gloves. We can’t say enough good about the Capstone.
- Zanier Aviator – Zanier Aviator also offers double battery capacity, Primaloft insulation, and a GORE-TEX liner. These gloves were designed for usage in the paragliding world, thus the name. As a result, they are not only super warm, but offer reinforced fingers for added strength. Many consider this glove to be the best heated glove ever made.
- Hestra Power – Hestra’s renowned ski gloves are now heated. Also featuring a waterproof membrane and windproof leather, Hestra has designed these gloves to be perfect for skiers.
- Seirus Hellfire – Seirus makes some seriously good gloves. As good as their standard gloves are you can expect that the Hellfire heated glove are among the best heated glove that exist.
- Mobile Warming Blizzard – Priced a little bit lower than its higher-end counterparts these gloves are still unsurprisingly awesome. MW has been leading the way in heated apparel for years and these first-rate leather gloves are no different. Featuring Mobile Warning’s balanced split cell battery, tough Goatskin leather, and a waterproof membrane. Blizzard gloves outperform their price point and will keep you warm.
- ActionHeat Premium – This 5V USB powered glove is a bit newer on the market, but it’s already making wave. These gloves have a perfect balanced fit, not too much bulk or aggressive leather. However, they pump out the heat as well as any of its competitors. If you’re looking for the best balance between price and quality than these gloves are your pick. The premium glove utilizes a HiPora membrane, Thinsulate, and waterproof pocket for the USB rechargeable batteries. It’s ready for hours of outdoor fun.
Glove liners are a personal favorite of many of ours at The Warming Store. They’re exactly what they sound like they are, a slim fitting heated glove made to fit inside of an existing glove. If you work outdoors and need warm hands, this is a must have. Without a glove on top these will still heat but won’t hold heat. Glove liners are the perfect mix of functionality, dexterity, and ruggedness.
- ActionHeat Liner – These liners are the perfect mix of thin dexterous liners, but with the right amount of heat. Like all other ActionHeat products, they use a 5 Volt USB rechargeable battery.
- Mobile Warming Liner – Mobile Warming has continually set the standard in heated gear. These liners are a bit thicker than others, but they are HOT. They also feature MW’s balanced split cell battery. Mobile Warming also make a liner and work glove combination. Perfect for those in the trades who must work outside or those who choose to work hard despite the cold. Check them out!
- FNDN skin-fit liner – These are the thinnest liners on the market as well as the most affordable. If you suffer from Raynaud’s, you’ll appreciate how close the heat is to your digits. These are also perfect to wear underneath work gloves.
Mittens are the warmest option you have when it comes to heating your hands. For some, mittens stir up bad memories of childhood, being bundled up like the little brother in “A Christmas Story.” Heated mittens, however, offer huge benefits in the frozen tundra, on the trails, or on the slopes. Below are our favorites. Click on the links to learn more!
Motor Cycling Glove
The following gloves run off your motorcycle, snow mobile, or ATV battery. Moto gear is a wonderful topic that I encourage you to check out right here.
- MW Dual Power – Both the previously mentioned Barra and Liner come in a 12V version!
- Gerbing EX Pro – Gerbing has been making 12V gear for a long time. These gloves are a classic in the industry. They won’t let you down.
- Powerlet Liners – an affordable liner that will not fail you.
- California Heat Gloves – California Heat’s durable leather offering.
- California Heat Sportflexx – Somewhere in between a liner and glove, this is a nice flexible glove for fall and spring. Stay on your bike longer!
- Milwaukee Leather 7v and 12v – The most unique glove that we carry. Uses 12V on the bike and a small 7V batter when you’re out and about.
- Volt Moto – Made with super durable cowhide. These are some of the toughest motorcycling gloves that we carry.