Winter sports gripping aid. Suitable for skiiing, sit-skiing or other winter sports. Use with thick gloves.

Winter Sports gripping aid

Use with thick gloves only

$69.95

This item is sold as a single gripping aid (either left or right).

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Description

Winter Sports aids are an essential accessory for cold weather sports. They are a modification of our General Purpose aid for use with thick gloves. The principle is the same as for the General Purpose aid. The aid gently pulls your hand into a fist position around the object you want to hold. However, without the neoprene padding there’s room underneath for winter gloves.

So, if you’d like to take part in skiing for the disabled our Winter Sports aids will ensure you can both grip your equipment and stay warm at the same time.

Active Hands has given me the opportunity to do activities like cross-country skiing and sitski, which means all to me in the winter season! I really have to thank you for that!
Robert Skogvold

Winter Sports aids are sold individually and come in ‘Standard’ size only. If you require a different size please contact us and we may be able to create a bespoke aid for you.

Download our instruction leaflet to see how to put the aids on.

Winter Sports aids are built from strong webbing material to withstand regular use, even for strenuous activities. All aids are machine washable.

Size Guide

Size Guide for Winter Sports aid

A = circumference of narrowest part of wrist
B = length from crease line (where hand joins wrist) to tip of middle finger

A: Wrist

Standard:145mm – 185mm5.7″-7.2″

B: Wrist to Middle Finger

Standard:175mm – 210mm6.8″-8.3″

(n.b. measurements are approximate)

If you have specific requirements which are not met by any of our sizes, we may be able to manufacture a bespoke aid to suit your needs.

Best gripping aid for me?

Active Hands now sells a wide range of gripping aids for a wide variety of activities. To help you decide which gripping aid is right for you, please read the guide below.

At a glance…

How does your disability
affect you?
What do you want
to grip?
Which aid is right for you?
Reduced hand function / Poor finger strength

Tremors or involuntary movement

(This may include people with
Spinal Cord Injury, MS, cerebral palsy,
Guillan-Barré Syndrome, muscular dystrophy,
spina bifia, stroke survivors and other
similar disabilities).

Gym EquipmentGeneral Purpose gripping aids
D-ring gripping aid
Looped exercise aid
Hook aids
Gym pack/Gym pack deluxe
DIY toolsGeneral Purpose gripping aid
Kitchen implementsGeneral Purpose gripping aid
Sports equipment; rowing, kayaking etcGeneral Purpose gripping aid
Looped Exercise aid
Hook aids
Gardening toolsGeneral Purpose gripping aid
Winter sports equipment such as adaptive skiingWinter Sports aid
Small diameter item: pen, make-up, toothbrushSmall Item gripping aid
Adaptive tricycle/children’s walking frameGeneral Purpose Mini aid (for children under 5) or General Purpose gripping aid
Missing fingers Missing parts of hands

This may include people with dysmelia (conditions from birth), or amputation, illness or injury later in life.

Gym equipmentLimb Difference gripping aid
D-ring gripping aid
Looped exercise aid
DIY toolsLimb Difference gripping aid
Kitchen implementsLimb Difference gripping aid
Sports equipment; rowing, kayaking etcLimb Difference gripping aid
Gardening toolsLimb Difference gripping aid

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