Julbo Nomad

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These glasses are fantastic!!! Great fit. Great performance!!!

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $80

Summary

These glasses are fantastic!!! Great fit. Great performance!!!

Pros

  • Comfortable fit
  • Side shields
  • Dark

Cons

  • Hard to keep clean
  • Side shields are not easy to remove

I have very light sensitive eyes and these glasses are a god send. They fit extremely well without pinching my nose or behind the ears.

I recently took them with me to the Himalayas where I spent a week outside in a variety of conditions (snow, rain, blazing sun and heat). I rarely took them off and didn't feel I was squinting nor did I get headaches. Though my memory of the mountains is a bit darker than what they really are :).

The only things I don't like are that the side shield are too hard to remove and when the lenses get a little dirty are hard to clean. Pic in profile is me with them.

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Description Of Julbo Nomad Sunglasses - Zebra NXT Photochromic 2-4 AntifogThese versatile glacier glasses offers exceptional protection on climbs as well as other high-performance activities. Unique side shields block light above and below the eyes, as well as to the sides, for optimum coverage can be removed with a snap as needed. Straight temples allow easy onoff while wearing a helmet or hat with rubber inserts for comfort and support Includes a protective, padded zippered case that can be attached to waistbelt or backpack shoulder straps. Includes a retainer strap for securing glasses around your neck and a contrasting pair of side shields.The Julbo Nomad Sunglasses provide maximum protection, with removable side shields protect above and below the eyes as well as to the side.FeaturesRubber insert adds extra comfort and grip Sturdy protective case included

- US Outdoor Store

Once you experience the power of photochromic lenses you'll be amazed at their automatically adjusting magic; and when you put on the Julbo Nomad Zebra Lens Sunglasses you'll marvel at that convenience plus a whole lot more. The UV-blocking NXT Zebra lenses deliver the clarity of glass with the durability of anti-ballistics material, and the photochromic power is embedded within the lens for enduring performance. These lightweight, durable adventure shades also feature removable sun stop shells for peripheral protection and all-around comfort, anti-fog, oil-repellent lens coating, and curved, wraparound Grip Tech temples for a secure, non-slip fit. So you can hike, sail, trek, or mountain climb full-throttle without an eyeful of sun, fog, or sweat or your glasses creeping down your nose.

- Backcountry.com

Are they glacier glasses or stylin' sport shades? Both! Function meets style head-on in the shape-shifting Nomad Sunglasses by Julbo. Designed for the high altitudes that climbers and glacier travelers enjoy, Nomads keep glare and light leaks from ruining your route.

- Mountain Gear

Julbos Nomad with mirrored Alti Spectron X6 lenses blocks 95 of transmitted visual light which is ideal comfort when your world of white suddenly turns dazzling bright The Nomad frame is Julbos top seller and features removable sun stop shells along the corners for additional peripheral coverage Keep in mind that Alti Spectron X6 lenses are CE Class 4 protection and not recommended for driving or highspeed situations where changing light shadows can suddenly impair your visionFeatures Removable sun stop shells for peripheral coverage Rubber insert adds extra comfort and grip 100 UV protection 95 VL visible light protection Sturdy protective case included

- Bentgate.com

Julbo Nomad

MSRP:
$130.00

The Julbo Nomad is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen November 10, 2013 at Backcountry.com.

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