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The Best Photochromic Ski Goggles: Julbo Orbiter

I need a pair of good-quality ski goggles to protect my eyes, but I don’t know where to start. Help me out!

The Best Photochromic Ski Goggles: Julbo Orbiter

Photo: Courtesy of Julbo

The best thing about the $180 Orbiter goggle from French company Julbo is the ability to order up a specific type of photochromic lenses depending on your favorite activity and preference. The Zebra Light lens changes from almost no protection to a dark lens; the Zebra goes from medium dark to very dark; and the Camel is like the Zebra, but with polarization to cut glare. The kicker? Orbiter’s rugged silicon strap and extended outrigger makes the goggles stay put on your head or with a helmet.

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