Gauntlets of swimming and climbing were magical gauntlets that bestowed the wearer with the ability to swim as fast as a triton underwater (or as fast as a merman on the surface) and to scale vertical surfaces whether climbing upward or downward.
- David "Zeb" Cook (1989). Dungeon Master's Guide 2nd edition. (TSR, Inc.), pp. 138, 169. ISBN 0-88038-729-7.