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Great Northern Choppers

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The Great Northern Choppers are made of water resistant waxed canvas, durable leather, and solid brass hardware in Duluth, MN.

Serious mitts for serious weather. We make 'em warm, tall, and tough to give you a fighting chance against winter. Waxed canvas sheds slush and arctic polar fleece lining keeps you warm. The gauntlet length protects wrists and seals your sleeves. Burly buckskin leather palms and hearty waxed canvas will hold up to shovel handles and winter work, plus these choppers'll pop right off with a flick on a run to the tip-up. "Fish On!" 

Frost River mittens and choppers are sized to be roomy -- just right for frigid Minnesota winters. Take a look at the sizing chart in the image gallery to see which size of our mitts will fit you best.

The Frost River Guarantee:

These mitts and choppers are tough. But if you wear ‘em like they’re work gloves, expect that they will eventually wear out. We guarantee all our reliable softgoods to hold together, that the hardware will do its job, but don’t mistake that for a claim they’ll last forever. We stand behind our work and take pride in making good stuff. However, if you use anything made from canvas and leather long enough and hard enough, you’ll need to eventually repair it, and sometimes replace it. When that time comes, we hope you choose to replace it with another Frost River item.

What’s the guarantee on mittens? We’ll cover that the seams will hold, the elastic will stay in place, and on the Great Northern Choppers the brass clasp will last and work as long as the mitts hold together. Other than that, repairs for holes, rope-tows chewing through, or dogs discovering the deliciousness of your mitts etc. would fall under the “repair at a reasonable rate” clause if they're still repairable.

Thank you in advance for your interest, understanding, and support.


832W-XL – Extra Large, 832W-L – Large, 832W-M – Medium, 832W-S – Small


10.10 oz. waxed canvas, premium buckskin, 300g polar fleece lining, snap hook and o-ring.


Field Tan, Hunter Orange

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  • 5
    heavy duty and warm

    Posted by Zach Summers on Nov 24th 2020

    My dad got me these as a Christmas gift about 6-7 years ago. These mittens indestructible. I use them for guiding the winch cable into my jeep and they held up just fine! I also do normal things like shoveling snow and walking my dog in them. I cannot write how warm they are!!

    These are worth every cent!

  • 5
    Warm Dry Hands!!!!!

    Posted by David Moore on Jan 10th 2020

    I live in Sitka, Alaska and plow my 1/4 mile, 200 foot elevation change road with my ATV. My previous ATV had heated grips, not this one and my hands have been cold for 2 years - until these Choppers arrived. Plowed over 20 times now with warm dry hands. Thumbs were a little stiff at first, but broke in after a few uses. These are worth the $$$.

  • 5
    Amazing choppers!!

    Posted by Unknown on Dec 31st 2019

    I gave these as gifts to two "hard to shop for" men in my life and they both loved them. Great choppers! Also are amazing for hitting the slopes.

  • 5
    Choppers are put to the test!

    Posted by A. Brown on Dec 30th 2019

    My husband received the choppers for Christmas and has already used them alot! With a foot of new snow the choppers were put to the test:he has ridden the snowmobile, blown lots of snow, played outside and used the sturdy hook to hang them to dry. Thank you!

  • 5
    Great Northern Choppers

    Posted by Jeff Bloeser on Nov 18th 2019

    As nature would have it, the day my Choppers arrived in the mail it was snowing! Pulled them out of the box and put them to work right there and then. These Choppers are rugged in the palm where you need it. The waxed canvas is rugged and very durable. Easy on and off design. Use them for shoveling, kick sledding and snow blowing. Roomy so if you need extra layers you got the room. Will be getting another pair because my better half is already borrowing mine.

  • 5
    Great Northern Choppers

    Posted by Dan on Jan 25th 2019

    These mittins are warm. You can hold onto a frozen metal handle bar on a snow blower, cleaning your driveway, and still have warm finger tips. Also, the quality is “perfection”.