Hestra Heli v. Free the Powder

The following is our comparison of the best ski gloves: Hestra® Army Leather Heli Glove and Free the Powder's RX Glove. 

 Best ski gloves: Hestra Versus Free the Powder Gloves

Type of leather                        

Goatskin (thickness not published)

Natural Cowhide (1-2 mm)

Type of Insulation Quallofill®/Fiberfill Breathefil with Thinsulate
Lining material  Removable Bemberg Removable
Amount of Insulation

Amount of insulation is a tricky stat to know

for sure, but I'd say around 100-150 grams from 

my experience. They don't publish the amount

on their website.

200 Grams
Outer Fabric Material Triton / Polyamide Fabric (hardshell) Air-permeable 4-Way Stretch Softshell
Palm Re-enforcement None Full palm, index finger and thumb.
Type of Waterproofing DWR (Durable Water Repellent)  DWR (Durable Water Repellent) 
Membrane Insert None None

Unisex European (5,6,7,8,9,10,11)

Tends to run small compared to others

Unisex US (XS, Small, Medium, Large, XL)


Price $140 $59.95

compare Hestra to Free the Powder

Size Guide

Unisex sizing. Free the Powder Gloves
have a fairly standard initial fit, but our
gloves are made with all-stretchable
materials so they break-in and conform
to your hand like no other ski glove. 

Sizing FAQs page