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Skiing Helmets


Skiing can be quite a dangerous sport, so safety measures are very important. In particular, there is a great risk of getting a head injury in a fall, impact or collision - unless you wear a helmet. A ski helmet can protect you from perhaps as much as 90% of head injuries.

Of course there is a wide choice of ski helmets available in the market, so you will have to consider your choice carefully. Things that you might want to consider include fit, style, certification, and the material the helmet is made from, as well as, of course, the price.

The different types of helmets that you might want to consider a include full shell, short shell, competition shell, and youth. Which is right for you depends on your needs:
  • A full shell helmet gives complete coverage, and helps keep the wind and elements too. Many full shell helmets also have venting to help regulate temperature. Full shell helmets are generally recommended for fast skiing.

  • A short shell helmet gives less coverage but usually comparable protection to a full shell helmet. Short shell helmets are a good choice if you feel uncomfortable wearing a full shell helmet.

  • Competition helmets are of course designed for competitions. If you are serious downhill competitor, you probably want one - but if you are just a recreational skier, you probably do not need one.

  • Youth helmets are of course designed for younger people with smaller heads than adults. Many youth helmets have removable pads which can be used to adjust fitting as the child's head grows - meaning that they can last for a while. When choosing a youth helmet, you should of course be looking for one designed to the same safety standard as adult helmets.
After you know the make and type of helmet that you want, the other issue to consider is the size. A helmet needs to not only be a good fit, but comfortable too.

In general, it is worth investing in a decent helmet. Better quality helmets tend to be more comfortable (better fit and better ventilation) as being safer. A good quality helmet can withstand a lot of damage (which would otherwise be damage to your head!), if you do have a serious accident. Finally, if you take good care of it, for example following only the manufacturer's recommendations of cleaning it, your ski helmet can last for many years.

Below are some ski helmets:

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Lucky Bums Snow Sport Helmet

Lucky Bums
80 Green; PRIZM Jade,Blue,Matte Black,Matte Silver Sports

Lucky Bums Snow Sport Helmet
 
  • ALL-AROUND PROTECTION FOR YOUR SPORTING NEEDS - The Lucky Bums Sports Helmet is everything you want in a helmet at an affordable price: it's comfortable, stylish, durable, and most of all, functional. It features two protective layers, a padded chin strap, and goggle loop. Ready to go right out of the box, find your size and color today.
  • NUMEROUS FEATURES FOR A FULL AND ENJOYABLE DAY - There's more than meets the eyes with the Lucky Bums Sports Helmet. Inside, the internal fabric lining and ear padding include a hypoallergenic and antibacterial treatment while the ESP inner shell features multiport with mesh screens to allow for ample airflow.
  • DURABLE AND DEPENDABLE WITH MANUFACTURER'S LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY - We know how upsetting it is to have your day spoiled by seemly, uncomfortable, and undependable gear. That's why we created Lucky Bums. We believe in our quality and put our money where our mouth is. Each helmet comes with Manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty, which protects against defects in materials or workmanship. Look good, feel good, be protected.
Product Description:
The Lucky Bums Sports Helmet is everything you want in a helmet at an affordable price: it's comfortable, stylish, durable, and most of all, functional. It features two protective layers, a padded chin strap, and goggle loop. Ready to go right out of the box, find your size and color today. This helmet has two reinforced layers. The external cap is made from strong ABS material, which is covered by a supporting EPS outer shell for dual protection. This helmet fully complies with EN1077 standards and is CE certified. There's more than meets the eyes with the Lucky Bums Sports Helmet. Inside, the internal fabric lining and ear padding include a hypoallergenic and antibacterial treatment while the ESP inner shell features multiport with mesh screens to allow for ample airflow. In addition to being vented and hypoallergenic, this helmet is comfortable to wear all day long. Its padded chin strap and integrated goggle loop enhance comfort and function. There are 4 sizes to choose from and each helmet includes a micro adjustable strap for the perfect fit for just about anyone. We know how upsetting it is to have your day spoiled by seemly, uncomfortable, and undependable gear. That's why we created Lucky Bums. We believe in our quality and put our money where our mouth is. Each helmet comes with Manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty, which protects against defects in materials or workmanship. Look good, feel good, be protected.

Smith Optics Smith Men Aspect Helmet

Smith Optics

Smith Optics Smith Men Aspect Helmet
 
  • Lightweight in-mold construction. Regulator adjustable climate control. 14 vents.
  • 14 vents. Adjustable dial fit system (DFS2).
Product Description:
This sleek, classic style helmet delivers hard core protection in a lightweight package. The PC shell and EPS foam liner keeps you protected from harmful impact, while the 14 Regulator adjustable vents and AirEvac 2 goggle-compatible ventilation system keeps your head cool and goggles clear.

Traverse Vigilis 2-in-1 Convertible Ski & Snowboard/Bike & Skate Helmet with Mini Visor

Traverse
Color Sports

Traverse Vigilis 2-in-1 Convertible Ski & Snowboard/Bike & Skate Helmet with Mini Visor
 
  • 14 vents for ultimate temperature regulation with unyielding ABS shell exterior and firm, shock-absorbent EPS interior
  • Removable plush earmuffs for warmth and protection
  • Replaceable foam pieces to transform into bike helmet
Product Description:
There are few things as versatile as this Traverse helmet. Shred the slopes in the snow with our fully formed, lightweight helmet. It’s certified with an ABS exterior and an EPS interior. The front mini visor is shaped to accommodate ski goggles and there’s a clip on the back to secure them. The inside is lined with a fleece netted cap to wick away moisture and keep you warm. The mesh material improves ventilation throughout the helmet while the embroidered logo is just there to look fancy. The earmuffs are warm, protective, and removable. This helmet has 14 vents: 6 on the top, 6 in the front, and 2 in the back. The vents are designed to keep you dry and your body temperature regular. There are two additional layers inside of this helmet. A wire mesh provides more structure while a cloth mesh helps to transfer and evaporate sweat. This helmet is easily customizable for a perfect fit. Turn the red adjustable dial clockwise (all the way to 11!) to tighten and turn it counterclockwise (all the way to 1?) to loosen. The chinstrap is also adjustable and has a super soft cushion, so you won’t get chafed. Be smart, be safe, be comfortable. But wait! There’s more! Convert this snow helmet into a skate/bicycle helmet in a matter of seconds. Remember how we said those earmuffs are removable? Simply unsnap them, remove the fleece netted cap, and install the foam padding. 2-in-1. See? We weren’t kidding about this being the ultimate helmet.

Giro LEDGE Snow Helmet

Giro

Giro LEDGE Snow Helmet
 
  • Construction - hard shell construction
  • Ventilation - super cool vents, stack ventilation
  • Features - removable goggle retainer, removable ear pads, compatible with aftermarket Giro audio systems, seamless Compatibility with Giro goggles
Product Description:
LEGEND STATUS
The Ledge helmet features a clean, minimalist skate-style design with Hard Shell Construction built for street and park riding. Under-the-hood muscle meets modern technology with a removable Auto Loc 2 Fit System and ample venting. The Ledge is super modifiable with removable goggle retainer and ear pads to get just the right look.

HARD SHELL CONSTRUCTION
Hard Shell Construction produces great helmets at a great value. A rugged outer shell is molded and then attached to the EPS foam liner.

AUTO LOC 2 FIT SYSTEM
Auto Loc 2 is a durable self-adjusting fit system designed to take the hassle out of fitting a helmet. A supple elastic fit band at the back of the helmet merges with fixed-position straps, which adjust to cradle your head when you set the system to one of the three different circumference settings. The new Vertical Tuning feature helps to dial in your fit and goggle set up.

STACK VENT
Our Stack Vent was developed based on research showing the majority of the warm air that can cause fogging exhausts from the center top vent of the goggle. Aligning the Stack Vent in the helmet with the vent of your goggles helps to keep them clear and fog free.

Smith Optics Unisex Adult Holt Snow Sports Helmet

Smith Optics
Matte Gunmetal Sports

Smith Optics Unisex Adult Holt Snow Sports Helmet
 
  • Innovative, all-weather helmet can be customized with included convertible pad kit to keep you warm on winter slopes, and cool in summer skate parks
  • AirEvac system generates maximum airflow and removes warm, fog-causing air via air channels built into helmet, keeping your head dry and goggles clear
  • Includes limited lifetime manufacturer's warranty
Product Description:
From the skate park to the terrain park, the Holt has you covered with smooth style and an all-season, convertible pad kit.
  • Bombshell Ear Pads
  • Removable Goggle Lock
  • 14 Vents
  • Bombshell Construction
  • Airflow Climate Control
  • AirEvac Ventilation
  • Convertible Pad Kit Included For Year-Round Use
  • Skullcandy Audio Systems Available
  • SIZING: + X-Small 52-54 cm + Small 54-56 cm + Medium 56-58 cm + Large 58-60 cm + X-Large 60-62 cm
  • CERTIFICATION: ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077:2007 CLASS B, CPSC CE EN 1078
  • WEIGHT: 19 oz / 545 grams
  • 2013 Model

ZIONOR H2 Ski Snowboard Helmet Certified Quality for Men Women with Ventilation Control and Comfortable Liner

Zionor

ZIONOR H2 Ski Snowboard Helmet Certified Quality for Men Women with Ventilation Control and Comfortable Liner
 
  • All Weather Compatible - H2 ski helmet featured with manual air flow control system for different weather and vent requirements.
  • Warm and Comfortable - Superior liner and ear pad ensure the comfortable wearing and keep you warm. Removable parts for convenient air-dry or cleaning.
  • Customer Oriented Service - All ZIONOR helmets are designed for both men and women, we provide customer friendly 1 year warranty and swift response customer service.
Product Description:

ZIONOR Lagopus H2 helmet is suitable from park skating to ski resort slope. Providing the full protection for outdoor sport, the helmet made of the strong shell and comfortable padding for superior wearing experience. Keep you warm in winter and cool down in summer. ZIONOR unique airlow channel technology change the way of outdoor activity with less vent, long-lasting and strong impact-resistance.

Product Specifications:

-- EPS + ABS Material Body
-- All season use
-- Airflow control switch
-- Adjusting helmet size dial
-- Thickened inside padding
-- Soft and sweat-absorbent chin strap
-- Goggles compatible
-- Detachable lining
-- 10 Vents
-- Sizing: Small(19-21in), Medium(20-22in), Large(22-24in)
-- Certifications: CE EN1077

Smith Optics 2019 Holt (Matte White) Snowboard Helmet

Smith Optics
Matte Black Misc.

Smith Optics 2019 Holt (Matte White) Snowboard Helmet
 
  • Bombshell construction
  • 14 Vents
  • Self-adjusting lifestyle fit system
Product Description:
Protect your head better than ever with the Bombshell construction design of the Smith Holt This helmet is designed to withstand harder impact for reduced injury The airflow climate control gives you the option to adjust 14 different vents for all temperatures throughout the ski season Stay fog free with the AirEvac ventilation and take your tunes on the slope with the addable Skullcandy audio system From the pipe to the groomers the Smith Holt will help save you when you least expect it Bombshell construction protects your head from injury Airflow climate control and 14 vents for a quick cool down Self adjusting lifestyle fit system Bombshell ear pads cushion and warm the ears AirEvac ventilation connects shell vent to EPS liner to keep goggles fog free Removable goggle lock secures your goggles in place Skullcandy audio system available

Zionor Lagopus H1 Ski Snowboard Helmet for Men Women - Air Flow Control Adjustable Fit

Zionor
 
  • Dual Mode Airflow Evacuations - Regulator on the helmet to open and close front vent holes. Close for better windproof and open for full and fast air flow to remove the heat.
  • Comfortable and Customizeable - Adjustable thickened sweat-absorbent chin strap and dial fit button on the back for different head size. Top-grade plush lining made of breathable material and keep you warm.
  • Size: Please choose the correct size based on your head circumference. Small(19-21in), Medium(20-22in), Large(22-24in)
Product Description:

ZIONOR Lagopus H1 helmet is suitable from park skating to ski resort slope. Providing the full protection for outdoor sport, the helmet made of the strong shell and comfortable padding for superior wearing experience. Keep you warm in winter and cool down in summer. ZIONOR unique airlow channel technology change the way of outdoor activity with less vent, long-lasting and strong impact-resistance.

Product Specifications:

EPS + ABS Material Body
All season use
Airflow control switch
Adjusting helmet size dial
Thickened inside padding
Soft and sweat-absorbent chin strap
Goggles compatible
Detachable lining
10 Vents
Sizing: Small(19-21in), Medium(20-22in), Large(22-24in)
Certifications: CE EN1077

Demon Phantom Helmet with Brainteaser Audio and Free Balaclava

Demon United
 
  • Audio built into your earpads - Can use with or without audio.
  • Comes with free Balaclava face mask.
  • SIZE: XS (47-52 cm) SM (52-55 cm) MD (55-58 cm) LG (58-61 cm) XL (61-64 cm)
Product Description:
Demon Phantom Helmet with Brainteaser Audio and free Balaclava. While a freshly snow covered mountain can seem like heaven on earth, it can also be a dangerous slippery slope jam packed with trees and obstacles. Keep your dome protected with the Demon Phantom ski and snowboard helmet. Tested to the max, this ski helmet will keep you safe with the ABS shell and cool with multiple vents. Our new contrasting design is available in a variety of matte colors to match your winter sports getup. At Demon, we strive to provide you top quality snowboard gear and protection at a reasonable price, and the Phantom snowboard helmet is no exception. Phantom Ski Helmet Certified Protection Safety is our #1 concern at Demon, and that is why the Phantom snowboard helmet will keep you riding strong with both CE and ASTM certification. Made with a tough shell and a comfortable liner, you won't be disappointed with this helmet. CE and ASTM certified. Smooth ABS shell. EPS foam padding. Custom Demon ear pads. Brainteaser audio ear pads included. Vents in the front and back of the helmet will keep you cool. Includes a goggle strap to hold your goggles in place. Matte colors available: black, gray, blue, orange, white and green. Phantom Snowboard Helmet with Built-in Brainteaser Audio The Phantom ski helmet now comes with the Brain Teaser Audio already installed . Demon and Brain Teaser came together and produced an awesome snowboard helmet speaker set that will keep you jammin' all day on the mountain. Just plug the aux cord into your device and your helmet comes alive with audio vibes!


 
 

 
 
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