More powerful than our previous model, with closed sides for wind protection. The naked eye doesn’t always cut it when trying to level up your snow studies. The 15X magnifying loupe allows you to analyze the snow crystals in 15 times greater detail and make more accurate conclusions about your snowpack. With a folding metal base and a scratch-resistant lens, the 15X magnifying loupe will help you make snow safety decisions. You can have the best techniques to stay safe in the backcountry by knowing the snow.