Pick of the Day: Showers Pass Crosspoint Hardshell Gloves

Waterproof, yet breathable gloves lined with Merino wool.

What Is It: Showers Pass Crosspoint Hardshell waterproof gloves.

Why It’s Smart:

• Completely waterproof

• Lined with fine Merino wool to keep your hands warm

• Lining wicks sweat away from your hands

• Anti-slip palm and fingers are great for cyclists (or just hanging on to your phone)

• Reflective logo and trim keep you visible

• Can be paired with a liner glove for extreme cold

Where to Buy: Available on Showerspass.com and Amazon.

(Photo: Showers Pass)

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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, Boston.com, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

E-mail her at cmorse@smartertravel.com.