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Outdoor Research Mt. Baker Modular Mitts Review: Mittens for the Coldest Days

A waterproof Gore-Tex outer layer combined with 170 grams of PrimaLoft Gold lining combine to make some of the warmest mittens on the planet in Outdoor Research’s Mt. Baker Modular Mitts.

Outdoor Research’s Mt. Baker Modular Mitts Review:

Price and Where to Buy: The mittens are available on Outdoor Research’s website and Amazon starting at $101 (sale price on Amazon at the time of writing).

[st_content_ad]How the Mt. Baker Modular Mitts Rate:

  • Usefulness: 10/10. The mittens are waterproof, windproof, and incredibly warm. They also have removable, water-resistant insulated glove liners that you can take out or leave in depending on the temperature.
  • Value: 7/10. The sale price is a great deal for these mittens.
  • Durability: 10/10. The Mt. Baker Modular Mitts are fully seam-taped to keep water out. They use high-quality materials from Gore-Tex and PrimaLoft that will last a long time.
  • Portability: 10/10. The mittens weigh around 10 ounces and are easy to put in a pocket when you’re not using them.

Final Verdict: Need mittens that will keep you warm and dry no matter what? Try these from Outdoor Research.


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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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