These Intrepid Shades Are Oakley’s First Mountaineering Sunglasses

Aug 26, 2019

Category: Gear

Mountaineering is the ultimate test of your physical and mental fortitude, as you climb treacherous peaks to earn the reward of breathtaking views. To ensure your eyes drink in all the visual glory atop the mountain, Oakley created the Clifden sunglasses.

The Oakley Clifden Sunglasses are marvelous mountaineering shades with a functional athletic design for intrepid adventurers tackling outdoor mounds. They have Unobtainium nose pads for excellent grip even when you sweat, a removable bridge blocker, and Unobtainium (a proprietary material developed by the brand) side shields to block glare and protect your eyes. For pristine views, the sunglasses feature a category 4 Prizm lens, offering unmatched protection in extreme light scenarios. And it has a lightweight 20-inch woven stainless steel leash, ensuring the shades won’t fall off on difficult parts of your descent. There’s no word on price or release date yet, but expect the Clifden sunglasses to be available soon.

Learn More: Oakley

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

Flint and Tinder’s Quilted Waxed Shirt Jacket Is Built for Year-Round Wear

Huckberry’s esteemed house brand makes use of waxed cotton from the pioneers behind it.

Posted By Yoni Yardeni

Partner

The 7 Best Minimalist Wallets For EDC [VIDEO]

Streamlined front-pocket wallets built to declutter your daily carry.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

Brompton’s Titanium T-Line Folding Bike Is Its Lightest Yet

The insanely exclusive bicycle is limited to a mere 50 builds.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2022

Featured Image

The 30 Best Minimalist Wallets for Men to Buy in 2022

A crop of quality cardholders that'll easily fit within your front pocket.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2022

Featured Image

Scoured: The Best Gear on Huckberry of January 2022

Stay healthy in the new year with some help from Huckberry.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2022

Featured Image

What Exactly Is an Integral Folding Knife?

A deep dive into the absolute pinnacle of everyday carry folding knives.

Posted By

Jan 18, 2022