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Northern Pacific Mittens - Buckskin

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The Northern Pacific Mittens in Black are soft, durable, and sure to last for years to come. This item is crafted in Duluth, MN by artisans at Frost River.

Keep your hands happy by giving your fingers company in a pair of our Frost River mitts.

The smaller cousin to our Great Northern Choppers, the Northern Pacific Mittens are available in waxed canvas or buckskin leather. Both are lined with arctic polar fleece to keep all your hands happy. Elastic back helps keep out snow and cold. Buckskin styles are...well, stylish. What beats leather? 

Our buckskin has a beautiful, supple texture that makes these mitts extra cozy. See the photos to check out our available colors. All of our buckskin comes from real, wild deer hides, so each one is a little different and may show evidence of life lived in the wilds of North America.

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.

If you have any questions, would like to try a pair on for yourself, or need know more about our handmade mittens, don't hesitate to give us a call or stop by the shop in Duluth's Lincoln Park Craft District!

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.


Black, Palomino, Saddle


Small, Medium, Large, XL


Premium buckskin, 300g Polarfleece Lining

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  • 5
    Northern Pacific Mittens

    Posted by Ben W. on Feb 11th 2021

    These are an absolutely beautiful pair of choppers. The craftsmanship is fantastic, they seem like they'll hold up, and are doing a great job of keeping my hands warm on the ice.

  • 5
    Smitten Mitten

    Posted by Brian Varsoke on Feb 1st 2021

    I ordered two pair of these for both of my daughters stockings. Leaving a guy to shop for a woman doesn’t always yield the best results. I ordered the wrong size. On both. However, Frost River came through and saved me in a major way and exchanged both pair no questions asked! BAM – DONE! We just spent the last weekend hiking as a family and my daughters absolutely LOVE their mittens. Which of course, makes for one very happy dad. One could say they are smitten with their mittens. Now, with Valentines day quickly approaching, I’ve pulled the trigger on a third pair for my true valentine of 29 years. And through the magic of pre-fitting I’m guaranteed the right size because I already know she wants her own pair! What’s better, you’ve offered them in a limited edition red buckskin! Dang like a bang! Thanks for making an awesome product in Duluth MN, thanks for great customer service and thanks for taking care of my girls!

  • 4
    Northern pacific mittens

    Posted by Mike D on Jan 14th 2021

    Awesome quality... disappointed that they are too big despite the sizing guide :(

  • 5
    Northern Pacific Mittens

    Posted by Lisa Hoffman on Dec 28th 2020

    Purchased these for my husband for Christmas. He loves them. Wasn't sure about the size but wanted them a little bigger so he can get a liner if he wants.

  • 5

    Posted by Dale on Dec 9th 2020

    These are great while battling the harsh winters in Montana!

  • 5
    Northern Pacific Mittens

    Posted by paul Chellsen on Nov 23rd 2020

    Warm, Soft, and did I say Warm?

  • 5
    Northern Pacific Mittens and liners

    Posted by Unknown on Jan 15th 2020

    This product is of the highest quality. The customer service was also swift and efficient when I needed a different size.

  • 5
    High quality MADE IN THE USA craftsmanship

    Posted by a highly satisfied customer on Jan 5th 2020

    Customer service above and beyond expectations!!!!

  • 5
    Northern Pacific Mittens-Buckskin

    Posted by Rachel on Nov 12th 2019

    I bought these mittens for my boyfriend and he loves them! Super warm and very good quality mittens.