In an effort to showcase some of the best goggles for 2017, our gear editor, art director, and photo director sat down at the roundtable and bounced ideas around until something stuck. Photographing goggles, especially those with spherical lenses, isn’t easy. Lights seem to reflect off every white surface in the studio, and adding mirrors to the equation would only complicate things. But we sacked up and sent it anyway. We broke a bunch of mirrors, carefully placed goggles in the frame, and tried not to cut ourselves. Someone still got cut, but it was worth it. Feast your eyes on the 2016-2017 Goggle Lookbook.

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Dragon NFX2 Mistress by Blake Paul

This style of the NFX2 model, called Mistress by Blake Paul, was especially attractive looking back at us through multiple broken mirrors.

The 2017 NFX2 goggle from Dragon features the brand's Swiftlock lens change system and a cylindrical lens. This model, called Mistress by Blake Paul, was especially attractive looking back at us through multiple broken mirrors…


Smith I/O

The wide, silicone-lined strap grips helmets and a clip at the back makes it easy to adjust sizing.

The 2017 Smith I/O has wider peripheral vision than last year's model, ChromaPop lens technology for detailed contrast and clarity, and a frameless quick-release lens change system…


VonZipper Jetpack

An adjustable strap rounds out the Jetpack to help pilot you around the slopes with an impressively large field of view.

The 2017 VonZipper Jetpack in Black Satin features VZ's 4Play quick change lens system and Wildlife™ lens tech, which balances scattered light to optimize clarity and contrast…


Dragon X1

Dragon's patented frameless design with Infinity Lens technology offers superior expansive field of view for optimal peripheral vision.

The 2017 X1 Goggle from Dragon, with an Amber Transitions lens, automatically adjusts to light conditions. This negates the need to physically swap lenses when weather shifts…


Oakley Line Miner

The cylindrical lens sits close to the face for a low-profile fit, and the strap, which is lined with anti-slip silicone, is removable.

The 2017 Line Miner PRIZM goggle from Oakley features enhanced contrast and visibility in variable light conditions, so there's less need to swap lenses when on-hill conditions change…

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