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POC Fornix MIPS POW JJ
The well-loved Fornix is now up to date to incorporate the MIPS system to guard skiers from rotational impacts whereas falling. Featured right here in collaboration with Defend our Winters and snowboarder Jeremy Jones, the Fornix MIPS POW JJ could have 10 % of its proceeds from every sale donated again to POW’s environmental initiatives. This low-profile helmet is available in a refined matte inexperienced coloration and gives adjustable venting and dial-fit system for the best really feel.
Pret Cirque X
The Cirque X boasts essentially the most air flow of all Pret’s helmets, ideally suited for skiers who’ve a troublesome time cooling down or those that usually hike to earn their turns. Constructed with Pret’s unique Haleo antimicrobial EPS liner, brain-saving Impression Safety Zones and MIPS, it’s apparent why this helmet is a best choice for ski patrollers and mountain ops year-after-year. The sunshine weight and low profile preserve it utilitarian, whereas the yearly refreshed coloration combos preserve it recent.
anon Oslo WaveCel
The WaveCel security expertise on this helmet takes its cues from the crumple zone of a automotive, designed to soak up shock from a crash with a fancy community of cells that crunch on affect and divert rotational forces away out of your head. Combining a light-weight polycarbonate shell with an EPS liner creates a low profile, micro-adjustable helmet that matches splendidly, and the 10-vent airflow system attracts in recent air by the entrance of the helmet and moisture out the again.
Candy Safety Igniter 2Vi
The Igniter 2Vi is nearly too good at its job. The primary line of protection begins with an injection-molded shell primarily based on the geometry of the human cranium for the very best match; 4 completely different densities of froth then encompass your dome to guard from direct impacts and, lastly, a twin MIPS safety system, laminated on to the liner, gives exponentially higher safety from rotational impacts. Featured in eight completely different colours this season, the Igniter 2Vi represents security at its sleekest… assured to make all of the mothers sleep soundly.
Scott Image 2 Plus
Scott’s Image Plus 2 helmet options an up to date form with a considerably decrease profile than earlier than, ideally suited for skiers who covet appears to be like as a lot as safety. MIPS tech comes commonplace—your mind will thanks—and the Pure Sound earpads are designed to maximise your auditory consciousness within the mountains. Energetic venting and a two-way match system spherical it out, providing customizable consolation wherever your skis lead you.
Bollé Eco Atmos
Bolle’s first sustainability targeted helmet design makes use of recycled and bio-based supplies within the liner, straps, dividers, shell and earpads for a full-on, eco-friendly design. Outfitted with an adjustable liner, dial-in match system and eight adjustable vents, the Eco Atmos focuses on consolation, match and temperature regulation. Constructed for skiers who like to offer again to Mom Nature, whereas concurrently slashing turns in Her storms.
SPY+ Galactic MIPS
The skate-inspired Galactic MIPS encompasses a sturdy ABS shell, passive venting and two detachable brims that help you select your personal fashion. Whereas it’s obtainable in eight colours this 12 months, maybe essentially the most neck-snapping would be the three Neon POP colours: Neon Yellow, Neon Pink and Teal. These throwback combos are supposed to infuse your day with coloration; daring you to throw some taste into your ski wardrobe.
Giro Tenaya Spherical
Giro’s all new Tenaya Spherical helmet bridges fashion and safety with hybrid development, adjustable venting, an excellent cozy plush liner and a dial-fit system; principally, this helmet has all of it. Geared in direction of ladies with smaller heads and constructed to be your on a regular basis selection, the Tenaya is available in 4 colours and is obtainable in sizes small and medium.
The triple-certified Summit is the final word possibility for weight-conscious touring, backcountry and mountaineering-focused adventures. Its light-weight design, exterior bungee loops for pack attachment, built-in headlamp strap and beanie/ball-cap compatibility permit this helmet to fit your wants in excessive, high-alpine situations. The Summit additionally options Smith’s new Versatile Match System, which not solely permits for a customized match, but additionally collapses into the helmet for streamlined packing.