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Goggles are not only a must-have piece of equipment for every snowboarder, but also a fashionable gadget that is the first to catch your eye when you meet someone on the slopes. It's worth investing in a good pair of goggles, because they protect our most precious organ of sight and allow comfortable and safe riding even in the most difficult conditions.Now that you realize how important an accessory snowboard goggles are, it's time to get to know this gadget better and learn how to choose the perfect ones for your needs. Here are the characteristics of goggles and advice on which ones to buy to feel the most satisfaction. Ready to ride? Let's get started!

Snowboard goggles - how they differ from ski goggles

Ski goggles often have a more focused field of view, providing a wide but slightly smaller range of vision compared to snowboard goggles, which is more suited to fast skiing.


Snowboard goggles - characteristics

Snowboard goggles are an indispensable piece of equipment for any snowboarder, offering a number of distinctive features. One of the key advantages is their wide field of vision (especially in frameless models). This is important when snowboarding downhill, as it allows you to more easily observe the terrain and react to changing conditions on the slope.Speaking of shape, goggles usually have either cylindrical or spherical lenses. Cylindrical have a very large field of vision, being flat in the forehead-nose line, and curved across the face and eyes. Spherical lenses are characterized by their spherical shape, they are said to be cut from a sphere - their curvature is horizontal as well as vertical. They are virtually free of glare and image distortion, because the lens adapts to the curvature of our eye. Cylindrical lenses, on the other hand, are more robust, less prone to damage and often cheaper than cylinders.An extremely important feature of goggles is resistance to fogging and evaporation. Snowboard goggles are equipped with special coatings or ventilation systems that prevent the lenses from evaporating and fogging even during intense activity. As a result, they provide clarity of vision, which is extremely important for safety while riding.The comfort of wearing snowboard goggles is crucial. That's why many of them feature soft, face-fitting foam on the edges. This not only provides comfort, but also effectively stops snow and wind. Of course, in order for this condition to be met, it is necessary to choose the right size of goggles for the face. Manufacturers' size charts will help. Snowboard goggles are also gender-specific, so we can buy men's snowboard gogglesand women's snowboard goggles - each of which are tailored to the distinctive anatomical features of each gender's skull (e.g., narrower skull in women, more prominent cheekbones, etc.). It is also worth noting that snowboard goggles are often designed for helmet compatibility. This functionality is extremely important to provide comprehensive protection while snowboarding, while also ensuring comfortable use.When selecting goggles, it is worth paying attention to the color of the lenses. We can easily find goggle models that can be equipped with two sets of glasses and exchange them as needed. The general rule of thumb is that light glass with high light transmission (transparent, yellow, amber) will be suitable for worse weather conditions, clouds or fog. Dark glass (gray, blue, red, black) with low light transmission will perform perfectly in strong sunlight. You can also use mirrored glass, which reflects the sun's rays, or photochromic glass, which adjusts to the current ambient sunlight.A key rule when choosing goggles is to pay attention to the UV filter. The best protection is provided by a UV400 filter that protects against 3 types of radiation: UVA, UVB and UVC.The last aspect is aesthetics. Women's snowboarding goggles and men's goggles are available in a variety of designs, colors and styles to suit individual taste and preference. They are not only a protective item, but also often a fashion accessory that allows you to stand out from the crowd on the slopes.Snowboard goggles - how they differ from ski goggles

Snowboard goggles - the most popular models

Choose from among the goggles available at Selectshop. When you buy from our store, you are always assured of original merchandise and the best products from iconic world-renowned brands such as Palto or Anon Optics. Choose snowboard goggles from our selection and hit the slopes in style.