Thursday, August 16, 2018

Ski Helmets: Compare


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Pros
Good durability and protection; adjustable fit allows your kid to grow with it; can close vents for greater insulation on cold days; cool graphics appeal to kids and parents who want to be able to spot them on the mountain
Great protection; affordable; pony-tail compatible; built-in audio kit available; faux fur lining is cozy and removable for easy cleaning; cute, customizable design
Lightweight and comfortable fit; great protection; great peripheral vision; goggle fog reduction; multiple colors; lifetime warranty; built-in audio kit available
Cons
Some thought the helmet was a little bulky; short warranty; pricey
" Can't adjust ventilation "
Some customers reported issues with goggle lock; some customers felt the helmet lacked insulation; can't adjust vents (have to be fully opened or closed)
Gender
Unisex
Women
Unisex
Price (MSRP)
$80
$70
$100
Warranty
1-year limited warranty
2-year limited warranty
Limited lifetime warranty
Sizes
Small (52 - 55.5cm) / Medium (55.5 - 59cm)
XXSmall (53-54cm) / XSmall (54-55cm) / Small (55-56cm) / Medium (57-58cm) / Large (58-59cm)
XSmall (52-54cm) / Small (54-56cm) / Medium (56-58cm) / Large (58-60cm) / XLarge (60-62cm)
Weight
13.5 oz (380 g)
17.63 oz (500 g )
11.5 oz (330 g)
Shell
Half shell with in-mold construction and high impact EPS liner
Half shell design with injected ABS and high impact EPS liner
Half shell with lightweight in-mold polyurethane construction and EPS liner
Lining
Liner is not removable.
Beanie convertible lining that is removable for easy cleaning
Unknown
Ventilation
Features 15 vents with Velcro Weatherstrip plugs that you can use to adjust airflow and temperature in the helmet.
Creates airflow through the helmet using 8 small vents.
Features AirEvac 2 Ventilation technology to offer temperature control and to reduce goggle fogging. The system is made up of 9 total vents in the shell with removable waterproof vent plugs.
Earflaps
Yes, it has fleece earflaps that are removable for easy cleaning.
Yes, it has faux fur earflaps that are removable for easy cleaning.
Yes, it has cozy Snapfit SL Ear Pads that are removable for easy cleaning.
Goggle Lock
Yes, it has a rubber goggle lock.
Yes, it has a goggle lock.
Yes, it has a removable goggle lock.
Adjustability
Yes, it features the In Form Fit System, which uses outrigger arms and a rear adjustment wheel for perfect fit.
The convertible liner can be adjusted slightly for beanies and ponytails.
Not adjustable
Audio Capabilities
N/A
Optional - Wired, removable ear pad head phones with great sound are sold separately
Optional - Skullcandy Bluetooth and Twin-Tip Link Phone/Audio Systems Available are sold separately.
Product Design
It is available in multiple colors/styles.
It is available in solid colors with a matte finish, and you can customize it with badges.
It comes in multiple colors/styles (typically available in a solid color with a small logo on the side).
Certifications
ASTM F2040 and CE EN1077
CE-EN1077 and ASTM F-2040
ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077:2007 CLASS B
 
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