Black Diamond Equipment
Helio Three-In-One Gloves
A lightweight, three-in-one glove system designed for weight-conscious ski mountaineers and alpinists, the Helio Gloves provide serious versatility for serious alpine objectives. READ MORE
DescriptionThe ultimate three-in-one glove system for weight-conscious alpine pursuits, the Black Diamond Helio Gloves provide versatile protection across a range of weather conditions. The Helio’s insulated, waterproof shell layer features a GORE-TEX® insert + Gore Active Technology, PrimaLoft® Gold insulation and an ultralight Dyneema® ripstop shell that keeps gnarly conditions at bay. The removable fleece liner glove features a weather-resistant softshell backer and grippy palm for lightweight, highly breathable protection on steep approach slopes and skin tracks. When conditions are cold, wet and just plain bad, the two layers combine for increased warmth and protection, while remaining highly dexterous for handling ropes, boot buckles and other gear.
- 100% waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® insert +Gore active technology
- Ultralight Dyneema ripstop shell with goat leather palm and fingers, powder cuff with one-hand drawcord closure
- Shell features tricot and fleece lining with 40 g PrimaLoft® Gold insulation
- Reflective logo
- Removable fleece liner glove with softshell backer and durable, grippy palm
- Conductive thumb and finger tips
- Reflective logo
Weight Per Pair : 236 g (8.32 oz)
Temperature Range : -20/-1 °C (-4/30 °F)
Helio Three-In-One Gloves is rated out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kootenay Avalanche Course from Fantastic Glove - 1 little thing Fantastic Glove with a great liner. One cool adaptation I made was to clip the liner to the glove, so that when doing fine motor maneuvers, the glove hangs out of the way, but accessible for when the maneuver is finished.
Date published: 2017-11-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mathew from Nearly ideal 3-in-1 glove system This is a great glove system for ski alpinism. It is a very dextrous, warm, and versatile at a great weight. I use the liners alone for ascents, the shells alone if it's really cold on ascents and/or for ascents when booting with hands on snow, and the liners in shells for descents and very cold conditions. The only flaws I've identified after extensive use is the liner gloves lack of durability. I've replaced the original liner and the BD lightweight softshell glove to nearly perfect this 3-in-1 glove system.
Date published: 2018-02-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by donho from Don't Waste Your Money I thought these would be a good glove for backcountry skiing. I was a bit skeptical when I received them yesterday, since they seemed pretty light weight. It was 15 degrees F this morning, so I wore them while shoveling the deck. What a joke. My hands were cold. I thought these might be a good replacement for the black diamond gloves I bought probably close to 25 years ago, which are probably the warmest gloves I've ever owned, but I'm completely disappointed. No way these are worth $199.
Date published: 2017-11-18