Having a good pair of shades at the ready is imperative with the Centennial State’s plentiful sunshine. We tracked down eyewear that’s chic enough for the city but still fit for trekking the hills. Bonus: These four companies are based right here in the Mountain West.

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Optic Nerve:
Axel, matte gunmetal with copper lens, $49, 303-462-0444, nerveusa.com

Optic Nerve: Spicer, two-tone black with brown lens, $59

Native Eyewear: Gonzo, charcoal, $99, 1-888-776-2848, nativeyewear.com

Zeal Optics: Essential, vertical brown wood stripe/copper, $99, 1-888-454-9325, zealoptics.com

Smith Optics: Spree, black violet split, $119, 1-888-206-2995, smithoptics.com