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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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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

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 Menƒ_Ts Aspect Helmet

Smith Optics

Smith Optics SMITH Menƒ_Ts 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.

Lucky Bums Alpine Series Helmet

Lucky Bums
Matte Black,Metallic Black Sports

Lucky Bums Alpine Series Helmet
 
  • MADE TO LAST: The Lucky Bums Powder Series Helmet is CE certified; the in-mold construction fuses the helmets outer shell to the impact absorbing EPS liner for increased durability
  • CONVENIENT FEATURES: Adjustable helmet vents allow for temperature control no matter what the weather conditions, the goggle loop helps insure that your goggles will fit properly, and the drop in audio ready ear flaps will have you set for listening to your favorite tunes while you play
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: When you receive a Lucky Bums product, if you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, let us know. We are here for our customers and will respond promptly and professionally in order to fix any problems you may have. If you received a faulty item, we will replace it immediately.
Product Description:
The Lucky Bums Alpine Series, In-Mold Snow Sport Helmet is the next step up from our top rated standard snow sport helmet. In-mold construction fuses the helmets outer shell to the impact absorbing EPS liner for increased durability and reduced weight. Inner-shell micro adjustment helps ensure a proper fit allowing for additional layers and minimizing pinch points. Twelve total vents and four adjustable vents allow for temperature control no matter the weather. A sturdy goggle loop helps your goggles fit properly. Drop in ready ear flaps offer a convenient space for audio chips and bluetooth speakers. The Lucky Bums Alpine Series Helmet has the features to keep you enjoying the outdoors for hours on end.

Traverse Sparrow Youth Ski/Snowboard & Snowmobile Helmet

Traverse
Sports

Traverse Sparrow Youth Ski/Snowboard & Snowmobile Helmet
 
  • Equipped with all the comfort features and helmet safety certifications you would want including EN 1077: 2007 for ski helmets and CPSC 16 CFR, part 1203 for bicycle helmets
  • Padded chinstrap to provide a perfectly snug fit while eliminating any annoying chin chaffing
  • Includes a durable rear goggle clip to keep your little rider's goggles safe and secure while they make their way down the mountain
Product Description:
Your little grom may still have that sense of youthful resilience but that doesn’t mean you want them spending their day on the big bad mountain without a Grade A noggin protector right! Fear not! Our new Sparrow Youth Helmet is here to keep your wee-one safe and protected no matter which snow sport adventure they choose! This helmet comes equipped with a durable ABS exterior that is lined with impact absorbing EPS foam interior that provides the utmost protection while still remaining lightweight. The Sparrow’s ventilation system utilizes 10 strategically placed vents that allow for cool air to come in through the front while forcing warm stagnant air out for quick and effective temperature regulation. The plush earmuffs also help to provide comfort and warmth from the harsh mountain air while the padded adjustable chinstrap allows for a snug and secure fit while avoiding obnoxious chin chaffing. If that weren’t enough we also include a conveniently placed goggle clip located on the back of the helmet to keep your little one’s goggles in place as they make their way down the mountain. It’s safe to say we’ve included everything to protect your little speed demon as they enjoy a day spent in the snow!

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


 
 

 
 
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