Made of the highest quality surgical steel, they are precise enough to use year 'round, but designed to be used while wearing gloves or mittens. Mitten clamps are open and closed with the same squeezing motion, making clipping them to a pack or vest extra convenient. FEATURES - Stealthy matte black rust-resistant finish Comfy grip provides extra tackiness Double-dipped handle for added comfort 6" Long Surgical quality stainless steel Eye clearing needle Locking handles HOW TO USE - Clip to pack/vest with locking jaws or zinger. Open/Close with squeeze. Use to remove hooks, pinch barbs, etc.