Saturday, June 23, 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
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
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
Unisex
Price (MSRP)
$80
$100
Warranty
1-year limited warranty
Limited lifetime warranty
Sizes
Small (52 - 55.5cm) / Medium (55.5 - 59cm)
XSmall (52-54cm) / Small (54-56cm) / Medium (56-58cm) / Large (58-60cm) / XLarge (60-62cm)
Weight
13.5 oz (380 g)
11.5 oz (330 g)
Shell
Half shell with in-mold construction and high impact EPS liner
Half shell with lightweight in-mold polyurethane construction and EPS liner
Lining
Liner is not removable.
Unknown
Ventilation
Features 15 vents with Velcro Weatherstrip plugs that you can use to adjust airflow and temperature in the helmet.
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 cozy Snapfit SL Ear Pads that are removable for easy cleaning.
Goggle Lock
Yes, it has a rubber 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.
Not adjustable
Audio Capabilities
N/A
Optional - Skullcandy Bluetooth and Twin-Tip Link Phone/Audio Systems Available are sold separately.
Product Design
It is available in multiple colors/styles.
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
ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077:2007 CLASS B
 
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