Hestra Army Leather Gore-Tex Glove – Men’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Hestra Army Leather Gore-Tex Glove – Men’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 87 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.4 stars 
Expert Rating: 4.2 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 126

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Warm and comfortable fit.
  • Durable leather that withstands wear-and-tear.
  • Retains mobility even with increased insulation.
  • Waterproof.
  • Elastic wrist strap to attach ski pole adds to convenience.
  • Enough room to wear a liner inside to increase warmth.

Expert Reviews

  • Reported comfortable in temperatures down to 0 degrees Fahrenheit when worn with a liner.
  • Cozy fleece lining to provide warmth and comfort.
  • Fairly dexterous for the amount of warmth provided.
  • Very water-resistant.
  • Extremely durable once the leather protection is applied.
  • Hanging loop on the pinky to facilitate faster drying times.
  • Wrist strap keeps the gloves tight, while keeping a low profile.
  • Gore-Tex membrane provides protection from water.
  • Even when the gloves are soaked, your hands stay dry and warm due to the waterproof membrane.
  • Stitching is durable and withstands all elements and activities.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • For those requiring lots of mobility, this glove is not the most flexible due to the insulation.
  • Hands may get hot if you use these gloves on warm days.
  • Must treat the leather to prevent damage and increase durability.
  • Reports of the gloves not being warm enough in below-freezing temperatures.
  • Leather treatment must be applied to prevent stains.
  • Reports of the gloves not being warm enough for those with traditionally cold hands in temperatures below the mid 20s.
  • White palm shows dirt and stains quickly.
  • Sizing-up may make the finger length too long, with a size down making the wrists too tight.

Expert Reviews

  • Leather needs to be treated more often than other similar models.
  • Carabiner clip used to secure gloves is big and can get in the way.


The Army Leather Gore-Tex Glove for men is a great winter glove with sufficient insulation, dexterity, comfortable fleece, and a Gore-Tex waterproof membrane. As long as you take care of the leather, this glove is ideal for skiing and mountaineering in colder climates.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web, including here: 1, 2.