Bloc Hornet 2

£35.00

Based on the famous Bloc Hornet, 2020 sees the launch of the new Hornet 2. In keeping with the original Hornet, it has a medium fit and is extremely lightweight and comfortable. The frames are flexible ensuring they wrap around the face and give maximum protection. Slim fit lenses sit seamlessly within the matt frame, giving a clean appearance and feel.

Bloc Hornet 2

Blue Mirror (X150)
£35.00
1 In Stock

Based on the famous Bloc Hornet, 2020 sees the launch of the new Hornet 2. In keeping with the original Hornet, it has a medium fit and is extremely lightweight and comfortable. The frames are flexible ensuring they wrap around the face and give maximum protection. Slim fit lenses sit seamlessly within the matt frame, giving a clean appearance and feel. 

Distortion free, impact resistant XTR Karbon8 optical class one polarised lenses provide maximum protection against UVA, UVB and other harmful blue light up to 400nm.

Tested to BS EN ISO 12312-1:201.

  • Medium fit, lightweight and comfortable.
  • Slim fit lenses.
  • Matt black frames.
  • Blue mirror Category 3 lenses.

Category        Usage
0 Not really a category - transmits 100% of visible light. Protection against grit and ice only. 
1 43% - 80% visible light transmitted. Suitable for use in cloudy conditions with virtually no direct sunlight eg blizzards and whiteouts 
2 18% - 43% visible light transmitted. Suitable for use as general sunglasses and in cloudy conditions in the mountains, but not in direct sunlight in mountain areas where there will be a lot of reflection off snow and ice.
3 8% - 18% visible light transmitted. Suitable for Alpine and Himalayan mountaineering for most uses, but for prolonged exposure at high altitude Category 4 is recommended.
4 3% - 8% visible light transmitted. For prolonged exposure at high altitude and especially if you have weak eyes. Will be found too dark for everyday use and should not be used for driving a car.

*Categories 3 and 4 are the only categories suitable for Alpine and Greater Ranges mountaineering - however, just because the lenses are suitable does not mean that the design of the glasses is.

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