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Every winter in -30C my fingers freeze. My warmest military grade gloves don't solve the problem. I wonder if electrically heated gloves will do a better job of keeping my hands warm, but haven't found any. Do they exist? If so, what qualities should I look for when choosing a type?

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  • A quick Google search found this: thewarmingstore.com/heated-gloves.html – Greg Hewgill Oct 7 '15 at 23:23
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    "warmest military grade gloves" doesn't sound particularly warm to me (although I don't know what you actually have). If your question was about cold weather systems in general, I might suggest down or Primaloft mittens. – requiem Oct 8 '15 at 0:06
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    Frankly, "military grade" for a lot of stuff doesn't mean that it's all that great. What gloves are you using? – whatsisname Oct 8 '15 at 3:13
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    @Wills I don't think this is a shopping question, the best answer should highlight the availability of electric gloves for motorcycle and snowmobile where there is a lot of available energy, and the difficulty of packing electrical power to keep gloves (or socks) warm for a full day. As well as the tendency for the heating elements to break in heavy use on hands and feet. – James Jenkins Oct 8 '15 at 9:41
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    Chemical packs are more common. A battery is not a weight-efficient way to carry around stored energy. This is why it was historically so much easier to build gas-powered cars than electric cars. – Ben Crowell Oct 8 '15 at 20:12
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They're not cheap, but they exist:

http://www.rei.com/product/871649/outdoor-research-stormtracker-heated-gloves

http://www.outdoorresearch.com/en/stormtracker-heated-gloves.html

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