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The second-heaviest five-fingered ski glove in the Black Diamond women's line, the Prodigy is designed for day-in, day-out snowsports professionals who are out on the hill regardless of the weather. A removable inner glove provides the warmth, with high-quality Primaloft One insulation throughout as well as comfortable boiled wool on the back of the hand. The liner also features a Gore-Tex XCR insert to keep hands dry during wet Cascade snow dumps and messy mixed-precipitation New England winter storms.
The outer glove, meanwhile, is made of a durable mixture of goatskin leather and abrasion-resistant nylon. The whole glove is generally similar to the Black Diamond Guide, but a little bit slimmer and more dexterous, and consequently a little less warm. BD estimates that the Prodigy covers the temperature range from 15 above to 15 below zero (a very rough estimate which depends on the user) while the Guide extends the lower limit down to about -20.
ABOUT BLACK DIAMOND
Black Diamond is all about climbing and skiing. The company traces its roots back to 1957, when pioneering rock climber Yvon Chouinard started making pitons on a backyard anvil. In 1989, Chouinard Equipment Ltd. became Black Diamond Equipment, and these days the company offers a vast array of equipment for all kinds of mountain activities.
Here at GearX.com, we sell more Black Diamond items than any other brand. From avalanche gear to Z-Poles, Black Diamond has the right tools for your adventure.