Displaying a winter camouflage beadwork design, these gloves will still probably be noticed. Named for the French mountaineer Maurice Herzog. Herzog led the expedition that first climbed a peak over 8000m, Annapurna, in 1950, and reached the summit with Louis Lachenal.
Astis leather gloves are hand-sewn in the USA from high-quality black suede leather with hand-stitched beadwork on the gauntlet and lined with Polartec® Thermal Pro® High Loft insulation. Working directly with a tannery in the USA, we developed a suede leather, injected with silicone during the tanning process for further waterproofing, that is extremely durable yet retains great dexterity. The length and cut of their design allows for a jacket to slide fully inside without bunching while providing a close fit that protects the wrists and hands from snow in the heaviest of powder days.
As each leather glove is hand-sewn and uses natural materials, each glove will possess slight variation in the look of the leather, beadwork, and fur trim. Astis embraces these subtle differences and views them as unique gloves more akin to works of art.