Julbo Venturi Photochromic Sunglasses
Julbo Venturi Photochromic Sunglasses

Light-Adaptive Lenses for Trail Running & More

From Julbo, a French company that’s been making mountain eyewear for more than 125 years, the Venturi sunglasses offer visibility and comfort across all kinds of terrain. The 3D Fit nose adjusts to every nose shape and size, and the curved arms—complete with grip sections—ensure a snug fit all day long. Along with excellent venting and a wide field of vision, the glasses provide a clear view thanks to their flash-coated or photochromic anti-fog lenses (your choice). The Spectron 3 CF category-3 lenses are great for just about any activity, while the Zebra Light lenses (category 1–3) are especially well suited for trail running, mountain biking, and more. Learn more about the lens categories here, and read one runner’s impressions in this review.

Note: At checkout, choose the dark blue/green or matte black/blue frame with the Spectron 3 CF lens (base price), or the black/gray or matte black/red frame with the Zebra Light lens (+ $40). This drop is limited to 120 units.

Julbo Venturi Photochromic Sunglasses

About Julbo

Named for its founder, Jules Baud, Julbo has its roots in the Jura region of France, dating all the way back to 1888. Baud started out designing optical eyewear, and at the request of crystal hunters braving the mountains of Chamonix, began making protective sunglasses for the most extreme conditions. In the 1950s, the company revolutionized the market with the Vermont glacier goggles, built for mountaineers conquering the highest peaks in the world. And that’s exactly where Julbo tested its products—on 8,000ers like K2, Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak, and Nanga Parbat, among others. In the ‘90s and early aughts, Julbo expanded its line to include a wide range of sports and terrains, and today it even makes eyewear for children.

Julbo Venturi Photochromic Sunglasses
Julbo Venturi Photochromic Sunglasses

A Closer Look

Color Options

Dark Blue / Green - Spectron 3 CF
Matte Black / Blue - Spectron 3 CF
Black / Gray - Zebra Light (+ $40)
Matte Black / Red - Zebra Light Fire (+ $40)

Specs

  • Julbo
  • Fully venting, anti-fog construction
  • Curved, wrapping arms with grip sections
  • Wide lens surface for broad field of vision
  • 3D Fit nose with adjustable wing tips
  • Frame ergonomics adapted for Asian fit
  • Lens options: Spectron 3 CF (cat. 3, flash coating) or Zebra Light (cat. 1–3, anti-fog)
  • Nose bridge width: 0.6 in (16 mm)
  • Arm length: 4.6 in (117 mm)

Shipping

All orders will be shipped by Massdrop.

Estimated ship date is Aug 1, 2017 PT.

After the drop ends, payment will be collected. To deliver the best value to the group the request will then be submitted to the vendor up front, making all sales final. Be sure to check the discussion page for updates.

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