<p>The features that make these gloves a good choice for paddlers — durability, warmth and paddle feel — also make them great for swiftwater rescue. Tough armored patches provide unmatched protection for rope handling. The back of the hand is 2-mm Terreprene™ neoprene for warmth, with added 3-mm pads for extra protection. The palm and fingers are constructed of rugged yet flexible Amara™ synthetic leather for excellent grip and durability, and GripCote™ coating on palm and fingers provides excellent grip and added durability.</p>