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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: OAKLEY DEFINITION CLIFDEN $216. Oakley puts its spin on glacier glasses with the Definition Clifden, a limited edition of their bestselling sunglasses. The Clifden merges Oakley Prizm Lens Technology in a mountaineering frame, engineered with side shields and a bridge blocker for protection, along with an integrated leash for convenience.
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.
REVO TRAVERSE $269. The Revo Traverse maintains the spirit of the mountaineering frame while eliminating bulk for all-day wearability. Revo’s signature NASA-based polarized lens technology cuts glare, while leather side accents offer 360˚protection at extreme altitude.
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!