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AH Outdoor Gripping Aids

The Outdoor Gripping Aid by Active Hands (adapted from General Purpose) is designed to be worn over thick gloves, allowing those who are limited by weak grip or poor hand function to participate in outdoor activities such as gardening or winter sports. Durable, versatile and ensures the user stays warm while gripping equipment. Each sold separately.

Standard (Adult) sizing

Left or right

Availability: In Stock

$155.25 (inc GST)

Outdoor Gripping Aids - Features and Benefits


For those who have had a stroke, suffered from a spinal injury or have a condition that reduces hand function such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy, the award winning Outdoor Gripping Aid can make a number of activities possible. When the upper strap is tightened, the aid gently pulls the hand into a fist shape and adjusts to firmly hold items in the palm. Features an adjustable wrist strap and no padding to allow a comfortable fit while wearing thick gloves. Constructed out of tough webbing to withstand regular use, even with strenuous activities. Machine washable.

Note the difference between the outdoor aid to the general purpose aid is that the outdoor aid does not have a neoprene lining to it as it is expected that people may wear gardening gloves and therefore not require the neoprene lining.

Examples of use:

• All weather gardening

Maintenance outside the home

• Snow sports such as skiing

About Active Hands:

Active Hands became an award winning product in 2011 after receiving the Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur Award (UK). The gripping aids were created by wheelchair user Rob Smith who experienced a high-level spinal cord injury that caused partial paralysis in all four limbs. Rob was frustrated by the limitations caused by his poor hand function and the lack of suitable equipment available to help him, so he began designing a range of aids to help people lead more independent lives.



• Available in Standard (Adult) sizing, with left or right options (each sold separately)

Standard sized gripping aids fits most adults

• We recommend using the Size Guide under Download for full measurements


Instructions for use:

A video demonstration can be viewed above although full instructions are included with each purchase, and are available under Download

If you are unsure whether this gripping aid is suitable for you, please speak to your therapist or medical practitioner before use. Alternatively, we have an onsite therapist you can speak to if required. Full precautions for this product are also available under Download

Product code:

AH2##/# (size / left or right)

Eg, Standard Left Outdoor Gripping Aid = AH2St/L


Full dimensions and sizing information available under Download


Active Hands are exclusive to C1 South in New Zealand

  • Available in Standard Left, Standard Right