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Aksel Work Gloves


"As dexterous as your hands, just tougher and warmer." - Outside Magazine, Best Winter Workwear of 2018
COLOR natural
SIZE: M - Out of stock
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The Aksel Work Glove can change a tire in a blizzard just as well as it can change your boots from walk mode to ski mode before you hop on the chairlift. It’s a classic work glove that’s warm enough for skiing: a 100% cow belly shell for durability, and a combination wool/acrylic/polyester lining for wicking and warmth.

"As dexterous as your hands, just tougher and warmer." - Outside Magazine, Best Winter Workwear of 2018

"One glove for everything" - Ski Canada Magazine, 2018 All-Mountain Buyers Guide

Fabric :
100% cowbelly leather – 40% wool
35% acrylic
25% polyester lining
Weight :
6.2oz / 177g Avg. Weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Wool lining
Design Features :
Pull-On Loop
Functional Details :
Elasticized Wrist
Tapered Wrist
Undercuff Construction
Pre-Curved Construction


Perfect and warm!


Bought needingva pair to always have in truck during colder months



Good glove. Tight in the wrist.


Great glove. Good articulated fit for doing stuff like ice climbing or skiing or pulling zippers. Really tight in the wrist though. Hard to get over my meaty palms, so not really easy on easy off, but very comfy, and the pull tabs work well even with the shimmy entrance. I pull hard on them.

Alta, UT


Great gloves but run super small


My hands are medium at best. The gloves fit way to tight, even for my relatively small hands.


Warm and Mobile work glove


I have primarily used these gloves while doing structural inspections in the 20 degree weather. While I havent had them long enough to comment on durability, I am impressed with the build quality compared to other work gloves I have. Warm enough to keep my hands warm without significant physical activity, but enough dexterity for taking notes and working various inspection tools. Also come on and off easily with damp hands, which is important to me in a cold weather work glove.

Spokane, WA


So far so good.


I bike commute 25 minutes most of the year. I started using these gloves when morning temps were between 30-35 F, with wind on some of the days. Worked well, kept my hands warm (fingers slightly cold) and fingers were usable enough to use the brake levers. I noted bulky above as a con, they do feel a bit bulky and somewhat movement restrictive, but that is the trade off for warm hands. I live in a dry environment so have not tested them in wet conditions yet.

Wenatchee, WA


Great Glove


Great glove, snow seal for some better water resistance. Overall a warm durable glove.



Great Gloves


Got mine last year. Came in handy working at my son's Boy Scout troop's Christmas tree lot. Nice and warm and tough ... although not waterproof, unfortunately.

Arlington, Va.


Awesome utility glove


Durable, soft lining, should last years!

Emigrant, Mt


Nice Gloves, If They Lasted


Me and my crew are very avid OR fans, hats, shirts, pants, rain gear, we have it all and are proud to wear it. So when OR finally came out with a cold weather work glove we were stoked. Between the group we ended up with at least 6 pair of gloves. Sadly, every one of them wore out in a matter of a few short months. The main issue is the stitching blew out of most of the fingers, leaving them useless for the cold, wet weather they were intended for. I've sent mine back for in-store credit and will be moving on to try something different, and hopefully OR will learn that their work gloves better get some major stitching improvements to hold up to real adventure and working men wear.



Well made gloves, nice material


Really like these gloves, although sizing is a little weird. Got a medium, really struggled to put them on at first. After squeezing into them a few times and leaving them on for a few minutes at a time, they became a little easier to pull on. Really snug through the palm and hand, yet still a little long in the fingers. I may have oddly sized hands, not sure. Usually a medium fits me well. I imagine being leather that they'll get more comfortable over time.

Syracuse, NY



4.4 31



Gloves Size guide


Measurement shown in:
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.