The acronym GLOF stands for glacial lake outburst flood in the dictionary. This basically refers to an outburst flood caused when water damned by a glacier is released. Try them, put them on your hands and feel the warm glow..no fingers so you can still send that text!Typically these occur in countries such as; Iceland, Alaska, Canada and China. We figure, anywhere in the world where there is a GLOF must be damn cold and the people there could do with a pair of our Otto&Spike 'Glofs'! We've adjusted the acronym to suit - Glof stands for 'Glove Load Of Fingers'!