are Ski Goggles?
goggles are goggles that are especially designed to meet the physical demands
of skiing. Most will provide UV protection.
Benefits from Ski Goggles?
skier can benefit from ski goggles. Good goggles will protect you from the following:
& Ultraviolet rays
combination of high altitude and the reflection of the snow causes the sun's rays
be more powerful.
rays can damage your eyes and cause snow blindness.
goggles will help prevent snow and ice particles from getting into your eyes
snow and ice particles get into your eyes, they can irritate your eyes and temporarily
you ski off piste or backcountry, you will want to protect your eyes from twigs
that may hit your face as you descend through the trees.
goggles offer several features. They types of features you need will depend on
the kind of skiing you do.
features to consider when buying a ski goggles:
Black/Polarized: reduces glare without distorting colors making them suitable
for bright sunny conditions. Black/Polarized lenses may be too dark for evening
and nighttime skiing.
Enhances contrast making them suitable for most brighter conditions.
Lenses: Filters out blue light and brings out shadows. Suitable for most conditions
and especially in low to moderate light.
Brings out shadows and contours. Best used for low-light conditions.
Lenses: Is best used for dark conditions such as sunset or cloudy conditions.
Multiple lenses will help reduce fogging.
they fit over prescription glasses
180 degree peripheral vision is best.
sure you have enough peripheral vision to see other snowboarders and skiers ahead
with your Helmet
goggles should fit your helmet.
- The goggles should fit well and have straps that easily allow
you to adjust the fit.
- The straps should be padded so they will not irritate
your skin or stick to your hair.
- The inside part of the goggles should be padded
will ease the pressure and not cut your face if you fall and land on top of them.
- Goggles that don't have a good fit will flip or lift off your face
when you hit bumps.