These gloves are pure warmth bliss for your hands. Unless you are a snowman and start with snow in your gloves, your hands simply wont get cold. The rodeo leather palm is a very high quality grain leather and the goretex keeps anything wet from coming in. Add the pistol grip for increased dexterity and the primaloft for warmth and you have the perfect recipe for bombproof winter hand protection. These are worth every penny.