Ski and snowboard gloves need to strike a balance between being warm, dry and dexterous. Gloves that lack one or more of those attributes seriously detract from and hinder your performance and experience on the mountain. We've put together a list of some of this season's best new gloves that blend the essentials of being well-insulated, waterproof and nimble enough for wearers to handle their gear, push play on helmet cams and send text messages on smart phones without exposing their digits to the elements.

Here's our pick fo 2013 skiing and snowboarding gloves:

Arc'teryx Beta AR

Cloudveil Ranger

Helly Hansen Odin Insulator

Dakine Odyssey 

Outdoor Research Ambit Glove

Spyder Conduct Overweb


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