The Freehands Men's Stretch Gloves - Black, X-Large is waterproof and has a windproof back, this is the mild condition skiing or boarding glove. It has a full Thinsulate lining but remains lightweight for warmer days. The finger cap edges are reinforced for durability and overlap when closed for maximum warmth. The stretch around the thumb on the palm side has been reinforced, making for a better fit. They feature a digital palm patch for good gripping and magnetically secured, fold-back index finger and thumb tips for calling or texting while riding the chair. Pair them with our Polartec power stretch liners for extra warmth without losing the ability to keep in touch. This is the best glove for outdoor photography. Designed to fit tight for maximum function. If you want extra warmth or more comfort buy one size up.