Why We Chose The Oakley Flight Tracker XM: Enhanced FOV in the lower corners, superb clarity, an evolution of the Canopy goggle.
Unlike the Oakley Flight Path, which was designed with racing in mind, the Oakley Flight Tracker has been created with more of a freeride-skiing focus. Different strokes for different folks and all that, both great items though and well worthy of their inclusion in our Ski 100.
The Flight Tracker is seen by Oakley as an evolution of their Canopy goggle, a progression of a popular goggle and one that offers an enhanced FOV thanks to its pulled down lower corners. Whereas the Flight Path is more about improving things in the skier’s upper field of view, to allow for a tucked in racing position, the Flight Tracker improves things down below to help the everyday snow slider look down and, if they’re at that level, spot landings when up in the air.
Feel like we’ve already told you a lot about these goggles in the introduction but, wait one second, there’s more to discuss. The Oakley Flight Tracker comes in three sizes whereas the Oakley Flight Path currently, at the time of writing, comes in just the one size. The Flight Tracker we’ve included here is the XM – designed for, you guessed it, medium-sized faces.