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The Best Climbing Helmets of 2020
Want to know what is the best climbing helmet? We've bought and tested over 30 different...

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How to Choose a Climbing Helmet
There are a ton of choices when it comes to climbing helmets, and with new foam technologies...

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Petzl Meteor
The Petzl Meteor is newly redesigned for 2019 and is our Best Bang for the Buck winner for...

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Petzl Sirocco
According to all of our testing and the opinions of multiple people who climbed in it, the Petzl...

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Black Diamond Vector
The Black Diamond Vector is a lightweight EPS foam helmet with a thin polycarbonate shell on top...

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Black Diamond Vapor in Fire Red
Black Diamond Vapor
The Black Diamond Vapor is one of the lightest climbing helmets on the market, but maintains a...

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Black Diamond Half Dome
The Black Diamond Half Dome is far and away the best value you can get in a climbing helmet. While...

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Petzl Boreo
Sporting the ideal combination of protection from both top and side impacts and encased in a solid...

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Mammut Wall Rider
The Wall Rider is Mammut's lightweight helmet made of a combination of EPP foam and a partial hard...

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Mammut Wall Rider MIPS
The Mammut Wall Rider MIPS is the first ever climbing helmet to incorporate this game-changing...

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The CAMP USA Storm is a good lightweight EPS/polycarbonate helmet. It has a similar construction...

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Singing Rock Penta
The Singing Rock Penta is an extremely affordable helmet that is also very lightweight, as it's...

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Edelrid Salathe
The Edelrid Salathe is a lightweight, EPP foam helmet with a partial hard plastic top piece. The...

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Petzl Elia - Women's
The Petzl Elia is one of the only helmets on the market today that has been designed specifically...

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Mammut Skywalker 2
The Mammut Skywalker 2 is a hard ABS plastic shell helmet with an EPS foam liner on the inside...

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Mammut El Cap
The Mammut El Cap is a hardshell climbing helmet with some good features, most notably the sun...

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Black Diamond Vector Helmet - Women's
Black Diamond Vector - Women's
The only light foam women's specific helmet, the Black Diamond Vector - Women's even gives the...

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Edelrid Shield II
When polling a group of climbers about what they look for in a helmet, they all agreed that they...

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The Ecrin Roc is a great multi-purpose  tough helmet that is great for institutions or group climbing situations.
Petzl Ecrin Roc helmet
Discontinued Product The Ecrin Roc is no longer available. The next closest option, and a good one...

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The CAMP USA Armour was one of our testers' least favorite lids. It sits high up on your head...

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The CAMP Armour Lady is a hard plastic helmet that is durable and long-lasting.
CAMP Armour Lady
The CAMP Armour Lady is a snazzy, inexpensive, and tough hard plastic climbing helmet, though it...

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The Altios is a hot looking helmet -- but it breathes so cool. To quote Petzl  This helmet "floats" above your head -- a feature many testers found ended up making the helmet too top heavy.
Petzl Altios
The Petzl Altios is now Discontinued Petzl packs more features into the Altios than into any...

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Wild Country 360 climbing helmet
Wild Country 360
The Wild Country 360 is Discontinued as of November 2016 This is a solid climbing helmet at a...

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Trango Skull Cap Climbing Helmet
Trango Skull Cap
This is one of the lightest climbing helmets available. According to the manufacturer stats, it is...

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