Alf puts the lightest and best value pair of goggles through their paces in his latest kit review for the Ski Club.

PRICE: £55


WHAT THEY SAY: "This masterpiece goggle is an added value for everyone out there. Packed with technology to keep you fog free at any time. The Toxic goggle fits perfectly with your helmet due to its adjustable strap, while the high-performance lens enhances your vision all day long."

WHAT ALF SAYS: The Toxic was one of the lightest pairs of goggles on test, and offered really excellent peripheral vision along with a very comfortable fit – not bad for one of the cheapest goggles I’ve reviewed this season.

They feature Sinner’s ‘Sintec’ contrast enhancing polarised double lenses, which effectively reduce 99.9 per cent of glare. In addition, anti-fog treatment and good venting ensures you don’t steam up in them. The model I used had a category 2 orange lens but you can get them with a range of lens categories and colours including a photochromic ‘Trans+’ lens.

The Toxic’s soft, single layer hypoallergenic foam feels great against your face, and they’re also helmet compatible. The cheerful array of frame and strap options means it shouldn’t be too difficult to find a combination that suits you.

The frame shape may not suit everyone, but considering the price, the Toxic is a great option for anyone on a budget, or who, like me, is prone to scratching, breaking or losing their ski goggles.

FOR: Excellent value, great fit

AGAINST: Not everyone will go for the design

This originally appeared in the October 2016 Issue of Ski+board - click here for a link to the online version.

Alf Alderson is an award-winning freelance ski journalist who will be working on gear reviews throughout the 2016/17 season for the Ski Club of Great Britain.