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Direct Route Gloves

#264362

Direct and durable belay protection
COLOR natural/earth
SIZE: XS
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Creating the best-fitting, top-performing rock climbing gloves on the market is part of the Outdoor Research 30-plus year heritage in protective handwear for all types of outdoor sports. The new full-finger Direct Route Gloves builds on that expectation with an extremely durable and highly breathable polyester/spandex blend throughout, with a goat leather palm and cow split suede overlays on key wear areas. Kevlar stitching adds durability, with the result being an extremely tactile, durable, and breathable glove that will protect your hand against your rope, rack, and rock wall.
Fabric :
95% polyester
5% spandex
stretch woven main shell - goat leather palm and cow split suede overlays - polyester-coated neoprene cuff
Weight :
4.1oz / 116g Avg. Weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Durable
Breathable
Ultra-Tactile
Leather Palm
Split Suede Overlays on Palm and Fingers
Design Features :
Kevlar® Stitching
Durable Cow Split Suede Overlays
Vented Palm and Fingers
Pull Loop
Functional Details :
Close Fitting for Optimal Dexterity
Neoprene Cuff
Hook/Loop Wrist Closure
Tapered Wrist

RATING AND REVIEWS

Best in the industry

5

I work with my hands and i have experienced down times in the past due to even minor injury. As a result, I wear gloves for just about every activity I undertake. I have tried every manufacturer there is, trying to save a few bucks here or there. There is no question as fas as I am concerned. OR make the beat gloves in the industry. Every model I have tried is well made and thoughtfully designed using appropriate materials. Best of all they fit my big hands, wspecially between thimb and forefinger. I have and use OR gloves in every category and am super satisfied with each and every pair.

Sayward, BC

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Great glove

5

Fit a little small. That part was my fault. Usually wear a large but I can get away with some mediums especially if I want a snug fit but the medium seems to snug for me. They are stretching out though with use and I'm sure they be fine. I wear a large in most all OR gloves so if that's your case also stick with large. They fit way better right off the bat.

AK

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Perfect

5

perfect for belaying, rappelling, aid climbing

portland, oregon

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I would buy again

5

general duty work, fits a little larger then the sizing guide states would be required.

petawawa, ON

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Most durable lightweight leather glove

5

I use these everyday and wrench them pretty good. I've been through all sorts of gloves the past year and these most definitely have last the longest , probably 4/5 weeks versus maybe 2 weeks from others. I've tried all types of MTB gloves too and they always wear out super fast. Super stoked to have these and they got good style!

Bend, OR

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Great pair of gloves.

4

Great gloves.

Los Angeles

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Seam stitching?

1

Didn't meet my needs.

Stevenson, CT

Great for belaying but not durable for new routing

3

These gloves are comfortable and breathable and were great for belaying and jugging up routes I was helping put up but after two days of cleaning these routes the seams on the fingers started to fail. I think this could be fixed by fortifying the tips of the fingers. But in the end if you're looking for a comfortable belay glove then these are it but if you need a durable glove for cleaning and drilling new routes then maybe look for elsewhere.

Grand junction, CO

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Great gloves for outdoor work, also excellent durability.

5

These worked great for chainsaw work in the National Forest, also everyday outdoor use.

Salem, OR

Great trail gloves

5

These are great for trail maintenance work, or wild land fire hose line handling.

Salem, OR

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Discussions

Based on what is in stock, it appears that product production for the direct route gloves has ended for the season. Do you when you expect them to be in stock again.

Dave

we will see a restock of this model in mid dec of this year

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Gloves Size guide

Gloves


Measurement shown in:

*Gloves are Unisex unless marked Men's, Women's or Kids'

MEN'S S/7 M/8 L/9 XL/10
CIRCUM 7 – 7¾17.8 – 19.7 8 – 8½20.3 – 21.6 9 – 9½22.8 – 24.1 9½ – 1024.1 – 25.4
LENGTH 6½ – 716.5 - 17.8 7½ – 819.7 - 20.3 8½ – 921.6 - 22.8 9 – 9½22.8 - 24.1
WOMEN’S S/6 M/7 L/8
CIRCUM 6½ – 7¼16.5 – 18.4 7¼ – 818.4 – 20.3 8 – 8¼20.3 – 21
LENGTH 6½ – 716.5 - 17.8 7 – 7½17.8 – 19.7 7½ – 8+19.7 - 20.3+
UNISEX XS/6 S/7 M/8 L/9 XL/10
CIRCUM 6½ – 7¼16.5 – 18.4 7¼ – 818.4 – 20.3 8 – 8½20.3 – 21.6 8½ – 9½21.6 – 24.1 9½ – 1024.1 – 25.4
LENGTH 6½ – 716.5 - 17.8 7 – 7½17.8 – 19.7 7½ – 819.7 - 20.3 8 – 920.3 – 22.8 9 – 9½22.8 - 24.1
KID’S S/1 M/2 L/3 S/4 M/5 L/6
AGE 2 – 3Y 3 – 4Y 4 – 5Y 6 – 8Y 9 – 11Y 12 – 14Y
CIRCUM 4½ – 5½11.4 - 14 5½ – 614 – 15.2 6 – 6½15.2 - 16.5
LENGTH 4½ – 5¼11.4 - 13.3 5¼ – 613.3 – 15.2 6 – 6½15.2 - 16.5

How to measure


Measure around a flat hand at the knuckles,do not include your thumb. Also measure your hand length from the base of your palm to the end of your middle finger. Use the larger of the two measurements to select your glove size.