Updated May 31, 2018 by Chase Brush

The 10 Best Climbing Gloves

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This wiki has been updated 11 times since it was first published in October of 2016. Whether you're belaying, rappelling, or free-soloing a long crack, you can rely on a pair of these climbing gloves to protect your hands from craggy edges and improve your grip in all kinds of conditions. They come in various styles and sizes, from thick leather models good for cold weather ascents to fingerless ones ideal for preserving dexterity. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best climbing glove on Amazon.

10. Climb X Super Crack

9. Black Diamond Crag

8. Mrsight Military Half-Fingers

7. Petzl Cordex Plus

6. Wells Lamont Premium

5. Outdoor Research Women's Seamseeker

4. Metolius 3/4 Finger

3. Ocun Crack Gloves

2. Black Diamond Crag Half-Finger

1. Black Diamond Stone


Chase Brush
Last updated on May 31, 2018 by Chase Brush

Chase is a writer and freelance reporter with experience covering a wide range of subjects, from politics to technology. At Ezvid Wiki, he applies his journalistic expertise to a similarly diverse assortment of products, but he tends to focus on travel and adventure gear, drawing his knowledge from a lifetime spent outdoors. He’s an avid biker, hiker, climber, skier, and budget backpacker -- basically, anything that allows him a reprieve from his keyboard. His most recent rovings took him to Peru, where he trekked throughout the Cordillera Blanca. Chase holds a bachelor's in philosophy from Rutgers University in New Jersey (where he's from), and is working toward a master's at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in New York City (where he now lives).


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