Rab Expedition 8000 Mitts - Unisex

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For the harsh conditions of polar expeditions, Himalayan climbing or anywhere it's too cold to thrive without expedition-grade gear, the Expedition 8000 Mitts use layers of down and synthetics for warmth with features designed to prevent loss and damage in extreme situations.

  • Outer fabric is lightweight and durable Pertex Endurance 30-denier nylon 6 with a waterproof coating and a DWR finish. Seams are not taped.
  • High wear areas are reinforced with abrasion resistant 70-denier nylon.
  • Lined with fleece.
  • Thumbs and backs of hands are insulated with 850-fill power Responsible Down Certified Nikwax Hydrophobic Down that doesn't retain moisture.
  • Palms are insulated with a double layer of PrimaLoft Gold synthetic insulation.
  • Textured palms for gripping tools and axes.
  • Adjustable wrist strap keeps mitts in place.
  • Long gauntlets have low bulk cuffs with single handed adjustments.
  • Detachable wrist leashes to prevent loss in high winds.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Alpine climbing and mountaineering
Type Mittens
Insulation Extra heavy
Main fabric 100% nylon
Liner fabric 100% polyester
Palm material

The type of material used on the palm of the glove. Grippy palms have a raised silicone or polyurethane pattern to improve grip and are most often seen on cycling and paddling handwear.

Grippy palm
Liner type Sewn-in

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Hand warmer pocket

The gloves or mitts feature a small pocket to insert a heater pack for extra warmth.

Touchscreen compatible No
Waterproof No
Made in China