Heron Glacier

A classic alpine design for ski touring and mountaineering.

Cat. 4 mirror lens (100% UV)
Leather side shields
Adjustable stay-on temples
See also: Heron Mountain
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The most iconic sports sunglasses of the 70s are back.

Premium acetate frame
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Heron Glacier

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A classic alpine design for ski touring and mountaineering.

Cat. 4 mirror lens (100% UV)
Leather side shields
Adjustable stay-on temples
See also: Heron Mountain

Heron Glacier

Color: Brown
121 reviews

Mountaineering sunglasses with leather side shields that minimize glare and provide unrivaled protection for your eyes. Fully adjustable temples ensure a secure and comfortable fit.

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Heron Glacier was the foundation of VALLON as a brand. We set out to re-invent glacier glasses and create an affordable pair, inspired by classic alpine design, that incorporates the latest high-performance materials. 

The frame is made from Swiss-invented TR90® polyamide. The sunglasses are therefore incredibly lightweight and comfortable. The brown-tinted category 4 lens is optimal for snow as its warm perception enhances contrasts. The 2mm thick polycarbonate lens is shatterproof for added safety. The lens is also fully mirror-coated which has the bonus of being anti-reflective. The leather side shields protect the eyes from side glare, while anti-fog coating is applied to prevent condensation. Heron Glacier is a must-have for ski enthusiasts and explorers alike. You will never again want to go ski touring without them. 

The frame fits both men and women. The rounded temples ensure the sunglasses stay put at all times. The temples can easily be shaped for a more comfortable fit around your ears. If you have any questions about sizing please get in touch

Lens size: 48mm
Bridge size: 24mm
Frame width: 140 mm

Lens specs:
Brown tint, full mirror-coating
100% UVA + UVB protection exceeding ISO 12312 requirements
2mm polycarbonate lens 
Category 4 (6% VLT)
Anti-fog coating

Frame material:
TR90® frame
Leather side shields
TPE rubber

Comes with:
VALLON faux-leather case 


We offer free shipping to most countries and items are sent by standard post. If the situation is more urgent we also offer express shipping. Goods are shipped from within the EU and all orders are tracked. 

Europe: Free shipping by standard post for any orders over €40. 

USA: Free shipping with USPS for any orders over $50. 

UK: Free shipping for any orders over €40. According to new Brexit-regulations, import VAT charges are covered in the price for any orders up to a value of £135 (or EUR equivalent). 

Canada: Free shipping with Canada Post for any orders over €40.  

Rest of world: Please see any shipping rates and delivery times during checkout. 

Please note we are not responsible for any custom fees should they arise. 



We want you to love your VALLONs and believe that you shouldn't buy things you don't need or won't use. That is why we offer free returns* for up to 14 days after delivery for any orders over €40 / $45. Please refer to our Returns Policy for more information.

*Limited to Europe and USA. For any other countries the return period is the same but we do not send pre-paid labels. 

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Spyridon L.
Switzerland Switzerland
I recommend this product
I'm loving them!

Nicely made and quality product! Lightweight, robust yet flexible. The side shields fit perfectly on my face and offer a good protection against the sun glare form the snow.

Lennart F.
Netherlands Netherlands
I recommend this product
Great again

My second time buying. Lens is surprisingly good quality so can definitely recommend.

Felix H.
Austria Austria
I recommend this product
Great Style, good costumer Service, comfortable fit

I bought the glasses mainly for skitouring, after the helpful costumer service, I was able to fit the glasses perfectly to my face (although they may bend out of shape in the case/pocket, but they´re easy to refit). I was really impressed and happy that they don´t fog up when exercising, which was a great concern of mine. The leather is very soft and comfortable, not sure how durable it is, after using it for a longer time as it seems quite thin and soft. The glasses are surprisingly light and I´m very happy to have them, i already got so many comments/compliments from people as you do stand out in a crowd wearing them. Even though they´re made for the glacier, they´re not extremely dark, so you can also use them in not so bright conditions. Great Product

Cliff G.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Easy on the eyes

Very comfortable to wear and they look great. No eye strain after a week of sunny skiing.

Alexandra B.
Switzerland Switzerland
I recommend this product
Hero Heron

Great sunglasses! Really pleased with quality and most of all they are looking