Best Snow Goggles


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Whether you’re going on your first winter vacation to the mountains or looking for an upgrade, wear the best snow goggles when taking on the slopes this season. When picking a new pair of snow goggles, you’ll want to consider the fit, size, and lens in order to find the one that suits you best. Taking into consideration quality and performance, our Winter Sports Experts offer their five best snow goggles to choose from this season.

1. Oakley Flight Deck L Snow Goggles

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Frame Size: Large

Lens Shape: Spherical

Top Reasons to Buy: 

  • OTG (Over The Glasses)
  • Full view of surroundings

A long-time favorite year over year, the Oakley Flight Deck L features a rimless design that offers a clear view of the mountain, no matter the direction. With the large frame size, you’ll be able to comfortably wear your eyeglasses, while the triple-layer face foam enhances comfort all day long, even in extreme weather. Featuring Ridgelock Lens Change system and including one lens, you’re able to easily swap the lenses with replacement options depending on the conditions.

2. Smith Optics I/O Mag Snow Goggles

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Frame Size: Medium

Lens Shape: Spherical

Top Reasons to Buy: 

  • Adjustable frame
  • ChromaPop™ lens technology for contrast

Make the mountain pop with the Smith Optics I/O Mag Snow Goggles. Featuring the ChromaPop™ lens technology, you’ll enjoy boosted color and contrast to sharpen every part of the mountain ahead. Plus, with the Responsive Fit™ frame, you can adjust the size to fit your face shape for even greater comfort, while the three-layer DriWix face foam wicks away moisture for fog-free performance. Including two lenses, one primary (already installed), and one bonus lens for low light conditions, you’ll have everything you need for your trip to the slopes.

3. Oakley Flight Path XL Snow Goggles

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Frame Size: Large

Lens Shape: Spherical

Top Reasons to Buy: 

  • Prizm™ lens for clear vision in any weather
  • Ridgelock EV technology for greater field of view

Oakley makes our best snow goggles list for a second time with the Oakley Flight Path XL. With the Ridgelock EV technology, skiers and snowboarders will enjoy maximum side-to-side peripheral vision for an unobstructed view of the mountain. The Prizm™ lenses, paired with the HDO® technology, enhance the contrast between colors and offer super sharp clarity no matter the angle.

4. Women's Anon Insight Snow Goggles

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Frame Size: Small

Lens Shape: Cylindrical

Top Reasons to Buy: 

  • Clarity in a range of different lighting
  • Maximum ventilation for fog-free performance

The Anon Insight makes our list as the best snow goggles for women. Featuring the high contrast PERCEIVE lenses, skiers will enjoy clear, sharp vision in a wide range of different lighting conditions so you’re able to see every part of the trail ahead. Plus, with Anon’s Full Perimeter Channel Venting, the design allows for fresh air to circulate into the snow goggle to wick away moisture, while the Integral Clarity Technology (ITC) provides a clear, fog-free performance.

5. Men's Giro Axis Snow Goggles

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Frame Size: Medium

Lens Shape: Cylindrical

Top Reasons to Buy: 

  • Expansion View (EXV) Frame for better peripheral vision
  • Quick Change Magnetic-Assisted Lens System with 2 lenses included

For the best snow goggles for men, the Giro Axis takes the top spot thanks to the new Expansion View (EXV) frame and quick change lens system. With this updated frame design, you’ll enjoy even better peripheral vision, while the lens technology minimizes distortions and enhances contrast and definition so you can know exactly what’s in your path. Plus, the Giro Axis Snow Goggles include two different lenses—one as your go-to for a wide range of conditions and the other for low light conditions.

Whether you’re looking for a specific brand, frame size, or lens shape, you’ll find the best snow goggles to take on the slopes this season. If you have additional questions about which snow goggles are best for you, contact one of our SCHEELS Winter Sports Experts at your local store