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Pros Toasty, comfortable, really well-builtComfortable, warm, vents well, style points, compatible with most gogglesComfortable, warm, well vented, great hearing ability, easy to adjustGreat interior fit, stylish look, warmGreat sound quality, well ventilated, innovative buckle, adjustable
Cons Expensive and a little heavyPriceyRuns a bit small, heavier than mostEar flaps can be noisyVents can be noisy, minimal top padding
Bottom Line Expensive but worth itA top shelf helmet for the die hard skierThis innovative helmet is full of new safety tech and styleA high-quality helmet at a more moderate price pointYou'll never have to worry about overheating or getting brain freeze with this helmet
Rating Categories Smith Quantum MIPS Smith Vantage MIPS Scott Symbol 2 Plus D Giro Zone MIPS Switcher MIPS
Comfort (25%)
9
9
9
9
7
Warmth (25%)
9
8
8
7
7
Ventilation (20%)
9
9
9
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9
Weight (10%)
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Goggle Compatibility (10%)
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Style (10%)
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Specs Smith Quantum MIPS Smith Vantage MIPS Scott Symbol 2... Giro Zone MIPS Switcher MIPS
Measured Weight (in ounces) 21.0 oz 17.7 oz 19.8 oz 17.9 oz 20.8 oz
Adjustment System Boa FS360 fit system Boa Fit System RAS 2 system In Form 2 Fit System, Vertical Tuning Occigrip turndial
# of Vents? 22 18 44 14 26
Number of Sizes 4 3 3 3 3
Removable Ear Covers? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Goggle Attachment? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visor? No No No No Yes
Audio Compatibility? Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Certifications ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077 Class B ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077 Class B EN1077:2007, Class B, EN12492:2012 CE EN1077 CE EN1077 class B / ASTM2040
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