Take Er Easy

Wouldn’t you rather be riding instead of fidgeting with your goggles in the parking lot, lift, or lodge? Problem solved with these simple and swift lens-swapping beauties. They have crisp spherical optics, and all come with at least two different lens tints for changing light conditions.

PHOTO: Chris Wellhausen

Von Zipper John Jackson El Kabong ($195)
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John J’s go to for stormy pow days to roasting Sierra sun with a thin thermo plastic frame that stays supple and face fitting even in the coldest temps.

Giro Manifest ($200–260)
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The Pop Top design lets you swap the lens without your grimy paws greasing up the crystal clear Carl Zeiss lenses. Offered in a polarized version, too.

Smith Scotty Lago Pro I/OX ($175)
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This here’s the Lago pro colorway, but you can also get them in white or black with a fancy photochromic lens, which adapts to light conditions for no swapping at all.

Dye CLK ($210–250)
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Were not talking a CLK class Benz, but these have the style to match, a simple “click” lens swap, polarized lenses, and numerous tint options.

Spy Doom ($185–195)
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Darkness be damned! With the new frames from Spy you can pop in a low-light lens with the simple push of a button. Easy eh?

Dragon x Nike APXs ($220)
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Dragon’s popular spherical goggle with a minimal frame shape for enhanced peripheral vision with a venting grate that stays snow-free to reduce fogging.

Anon M2 ($220-240)
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Backed by the power of magnets, these lenses pop in and out with ease yet seal out snow and moisture for fog-free riding.