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Made for mountaineering, glacier glasses are designed to provide extra protection from the sun’s rays at altitude, intensified by extreme conditions. Their side shields keep the snow’s reflection out, and add a cool style element that have made them the sunglass of the season – even at sea level!
LEFT COLUMN: VON ZIPPER PSYCHWIG $220. The Psychwig reimagines classic glacier glasses for the modern adventurer — wherever they may travel. With their flat bridge, rounded base, and oversize lenses, they go from mountain towns to city streets with enhanced style appeal.
IZIPIZI GLACIER $80. Izipizi has created a line of cool and affordable sunglasses, which include glacier glasses too! In both a round and aviator design, and with a range of colors, they’ve got all the traditional features of a mountaineering frame with a chic everyday look.
JULBO VERMONT CLASSIC $149.95. Julbo has been making glacier glasses since 1888, time tested on such peaks such as Everest and K2. To celebrate their 125th anniversary, they have reissued the legendary Vermont Classic, their traditional mountaineering model with round lenses and leather side shields, in an array of fun and functional lens colors.
100% WESTCRAFT $205. The Westcraft is born from a rich racing heritage fueled by innovative technology with the goal to create the ultimate performance sunglass that transcends multiple sports disciplines. It takes the glacial design with removable side shields, and integrates a dual-lens configuration that can shift to a shield, and comes with both mirror and clear dual replacement lenses.
RIGHT COLUMN: CARRERA HYPERFIT $175. Re-imagined in an oval shape for a fresh look, the Carrera Hyperfit features injection-molded polyamide frames with an anatomically contoured fit, complete with neoprene side shields.
SMITH EMBARK $219. Whether you’re skiing or mountaineering, the Smith Embark glacier glasses hold up to harsh, ever-changing conditions. ChromaPop™ lenses provide a color and contrast-boosting view of every crevasse, wind drift, and terrain feature. Removable, ventilated side shields add peripheral light coverage and goggle-inspired strap keeps glasses secure in ascents and descents.
POC DEVOUR GLACIER $250. Offering exceptional coverage with additional eye shields, the Devour Glacial gives fine-tuned extra protection for the snow and brightest environments with complete UV protection. Frame design maximizes peripheral vision, and Clarity lens technology controls the color spectrum. Spare clear lens is included, ideal for use in a variety of conditions.
VUARNET GLACIER 2110 $640. The new Vuarnet Glacier is a new mountain icon. Featuring titanium frames, round lens design with mineral glass, removable side shields and nose bridge, the Glacier is designed to protect your eyes on the highest peaks with ultimate style on land!