These glovesâ synthetic leather palm has the dexterity of a light glove and the durability and hand protection of a much heavier leather glove. The pre-curved anatomic design offers a close, comfortable fit, making it easy to work with knots and hardware, yet still provide hand protection when operating a belay system, hauling on the main line or for rappels, chain saw and power tool operation, and busting brush. The mesh back adds comfort and helps to keep the hands cooler, while elastic on the wrist provides a secure fit. Using the carabiner loops attached at the wrist, the gloves can be hung on harness gear loops when not in use. The gloves are machine washable for easy cleanup.