Mammut Wall Rider MIPS
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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  Best Buy Award 
Price $179.95 at Backcountry
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$150 List$109.95 at REI
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$114.59 at Amazon
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$89.95 at REI
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Pros MIPS BPS technology, lightweight, well-ventilated, comfortablePros: Includes the MIPS BPS, comfortable fit, highly adjustable, more durable than most foam helmetsSuper light, very comfortable, great ventilation, versatile for use while ski mountaineering, protects all sides of headLightweight, great ventilationLightweight, easily adjustable with slider bar, not as expensive as Sirocco, well ventilated
Cons Expensive, not super adjustableNot super light, pricey, black absorbs heat from sunNot as durable as ABS options, expensive, less easily adjustable, magnetic buckle not for everyoneFragile, chin strap doesn't adjust forward, removable headlamp clips are easy to lose or forgetMagnetic buckle collects dirt, not as cheap as BD Half Dome
Bottom Line Extra security for your brain comes at a low cost price and weight-wiseThe optimal combination of the MIPS harness with EPP foam for side impact and a durable ABS plastic shellYou want a helmet that you are never annoyed to wear, and this is that helmetLightweight and comfortable but can't even be put in your pack without denting itA highly adjustable climbing and ski mountaineering helmet made of EPS foam
Rating Categories Mammut Wall Rider MIPS Black Diamond Vision MIPS Petzl Sirocco Black Diamond Vapor Petzl Meteor
Comfort (30%)
8
9
8
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7
Adjustability (20%)
6
7
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8
Weight (20%)
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7
Ventilation (10%)
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8
Headlamp Attachment (10%)
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9
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8
Durability (10%)
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Specs Mammut Wall Rider... Black Diamond... Petzl Sirocco Black Diamond Vapor Petzl Meteor
Measured Weight in Ounces (largest size) 9.0 oz 9.7 oz 6.1 oz 7.0 oz 8.5 oz
Shell Style EPP foam, hard plastic top piece EPP and EPS foam, ABS shell, with MIPS liner EPP and EPS foam, polycabonate top piece EPS foam with Polycarbonate EPS, Polycarbonate
Number of Sizes 2 2 2 2 2
Number of Colors 1 1 1 4 3
Warranty Lifetime 1 year limited to defects only 3 year 1 year 3 year
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