Winter is fast approaching and a great time to explore the outdoors.
With crisp dry days and stunning colours from autumn still in bloom, it’s a great time to step out.
But wearing the right gear is a must and especially on your hands to help with a loss of sensitivity through cold or less grip in wet conditions.
Leading outdoor experts at Trekmates have been designing accessories since 1997 and their newest addition is a must for enthusiasts.
The Scafell GTX Overmitt is their latest in a long line of gloves and these highly durable packable Gore-Tex delights come with their own stuff sack to allow for easy storage.
Priced at £55 per pair, the mitts with + Gore active technology for increased breathability and performance are a great addition to any rucksack.
The highly durable recycled polyamide outer with DWR Gore-Tex technology, featuring Gore-Tex ePE fabrics, is waterproof, windproof, breathable and highly durable with a long product life, and is also PFC free, helping to reduce the carbon footprint.
The mitts are Ideal for use over thermal gloves, as a waterproof layer or worn on their own on wet soggy days when warmth is not an issue.
They are part of a large collection of versatile and protective gloves by Trekmates, a father and son business, which started out of a garage in Nottingham.
Believing that the devil is in the detail, the firm is committed to designing gear which will provide the best aid when it comes to adventure.
The lightness of gear is essential to allow people to enjoy their outdoor experience as much as possible without too much hindrance.
Trekmates also designs, produces and sells headgear, bags and storage, phone and map cases, walking poles, sleep and survival equipment and all the gear an adventurer will need for a safe and fun trip.
For more information on Trekmates and their full range of products, please visit: www.trekmates.co.uk. Free shipping is available on purchases over £35.
Rebecca Hay is an experienced travel writer and member of The British Guild of Travel Writers. Follow her adventures with her family on Twitter and Instagram @emojiadventurer and on Facebook via EmojiAdventurers2.
Photographs courtesy of Trekmates