FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Although Giro designates its new Compass goggle a men’s style, we think it should be classified closer to unisex with its medium-sized frame and full spectrum of strap options. Expansion View (EXV) technology widens the peripheral vision for this model that features frameless zones and a spherical lens by Zeiss. More details include anti-fog coating and the company’s Super Fit Engineering.

FAVORITE FEATURES: We love the woodgrain detail on the navy blue colorway we reviewed, a super unique touch we’ve yet to see on another goggle this season and one that works on men and women alike. A multitude of other options, each with an array of lens tints, are available to suit every skier style out there. We also appreciate the three-layer face foam for max on-mountain comfort.

MANUFACTURER DESCRIPTION: New for 2015, the smooth, mid-size Compass is a fresh addition to our EXV collection and features a spherical dual lens by ZEISS optics that offers incredible optical clarity and a vast, wide-angle field of view for better vision in all conditions. Cushy triple-layer face foam plus its seamless helmet compatible design make the Compass a top choice for skiers and riders looking for a slightly more compact yet full-featured EXV style.