• Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Garment Weight-XL 50 Grams
  • Cost $39.99

Macpac Merino Liner Gloves



Rating: 8.8 / 10
Value for Money 1.8 / 2
Comfort 1.8 / 2
Weight 1.8 / 2
Durability 1.7 / 2
Warmth 1.7 / 2

Macpac Merino Liner Gloves Review

Having worked outdoors for most of my life I have a high degree of tolerance to cold weather and as such I only wear gloves when its really, really cold. Even then I choose a fairly thin glove and this is were the Macpac Merino Liner Gloves come in handy.

I’m a big fan of merino – nearly all of my clothing layers are merino for a number of reasons. Firstly its a natural product which I’m a big fan of but also because merino still keeps you reasonably warm even when it gets wet. There is a limit to this of course and if its freezing cold and raining, then you are going to need a heavy weight option.

Macpac sell these as ‘Glove Liners’ with the intent that they go under a heavier weight glove to boost your warmth. From my perspective, they suit me as a stand alone glove on just about every hike I do unless the weather is starting to push below around -4° Celcius. This may not be you but why wear a heavy weight glove when all you need is something to take the edge off the cold.cFor the rest of the time when waterproofing is not a major concern, the Macpac Merino Liner Gloves are ideal for providing warmth.

Size wise I have reasonably large hands and given the thinness, the XL sizing fits me snuggly but well. The fingers also a good length which is often a failing in many gloves with manufacturers thinking that most of us have short, fat fingers. Being a lightweight glove, the Macpac Merino Liner Gloves will fold up into almost nothing.

The Macpac Merino Liner Gloves allow for a good level of dexterity and you can undertake all activities except for those requiring very fine motor skills. If you are using a touch screen you do need to take them off. I usually only use these gloves early in the morning or late in the afternoon/evening otherwise they come off and live inside my thermal jacket ready to be dragged out when next needed.

These gloves are a great price at $39.99 (can often be found cheaper) and the perfect lightweight standalone option or a comfortable addition under heavier gloves.

Macpac Merino Liner Gloves

We Like

  • Very light weight fabric which is great for use as a single layer glove or as a glove liner when its extra cold
  • 95% Merino Wool, 5% Elastane means this garment is soft, warm and will remain relatively odour free
  • They are durable and have just the right amount of stretch. They will should you for years
  • Breathable fabric that dries quickly when wet ensuring that you stay warm

We Don't Like

  • Some tactile grip material would be useful to get a better grip on things
  • Any colour you like as long as its black

Buy One

You can purchase the Macpac Merino Liner Gloves online from Macpac

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$39.99 AUD RRP


This review was done with product purchased by Australian Hiker from a retail store

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