Category: helmets

Ski and Snowboard helmet reviews

Swagtron Snowtide

Snowtide “Smart” Ski and Snowboard Helmet

Swagtron’s first foray into protection features integrated Bluetooth® audio, two-way comms, app integration and an S.O.S. feature that automatically calls for help if you crash. Swagtron a leader in electric rideables, today enters the outdoor protection...

Smith Quantum Helmet with MIPS Review

  Helmets need to keep your noggin warm, vent or breathe when you heat up, integrate with your goggles, and fit well. Yet the #1 feature we should all consider is what they can...

Oakley Mod 5 Helmet

Oakley Mod 5 Helmet Review

The Oakley Mod 5 helmet is one of the most recent intro’s to the ski and snowboard helmet market for Oakley.  Given the long time that Oakley has been making ski goggles, it was...

Lazer Dissent Helmet

Lazer Dissent Helmet Review

Out of the box, the Lazer Dissent helmet gave me a great first impression. It is lightweight at just 410 grams. The Dissent has clean lines, a stylish brimmed visor, an even matte black finish, and features...

Giro Discord MatteTankCamo

Giro Discord Helmet Review

Giro Discord Helmet Review The Giro Discord was designed for freestyle, backcountry and natural terrain. Most helmets are designed just for protection, but once you crash once they are done. The Giro Discord was...

Giro Flare Ski Helmet Review

Initial Thoughts on the Giro Flare Ski Helmet The Flare is by far the lightest, warmest, and safest ski helmet I’ve had a chance to try.  I love the Green Shibori color because it’s...

Bern Watts EPS Review

The Bern Watts EPS has set the standard for many years and continues to shine in the ski/ride helmet category. We’ve been testing out the helmet during some early season turns in Steamboat Springs,...

K2 Ally Helmet Review

The K2 Ally Helmet is a women’s specific ski/ride helmet that is actually sized for a women’s head. The K2 Ally Helmet is not only perfectly sized, available in XS, S, and M, it...

Smith Vantage Helmet

Smith Vantage Helmet with Aerocore Review

If you head out on the slopes these days, it’s almost impossible to not see a Smith ski and snowboard helmet.  It’s not because you’re looking for these helmets, but it’s because these helmets...

Giro Edit Helmet

Giro Edit Helmet Review

With ski and snowboard season in full swing, it’s that time of the year to make sure you have all the ski and snowboard gear you need or want.  Whether you ski 2-3 times...

Bern Watts EPS w/Knit Review

If you are in the market for a solid helmet that can be use on the coldest of days and once spring skiing comes around, then you may want to check out the Watts...

Smith Vantage Helmet Review

Whether you are spring skiing in warmer weather conditions or plowing waist deep POW, having a well ventilated helmet can turn a good day into a great day.  Skiing or snowboarding with a helmet...

Salomon Ghost Helmet

Salomon Ghost Custom Air Review

As it is becoming well known that ski and snowboard helmets help protect you from critical injuries, helmet makers such as Salomon are starting to push the boundaries with function and fashion. I’ve been...

Smith Allure Helmet Review

The Smith Allure is a women’s specific helmet new for the 2010-2011 ski and ride season. The Allure is the lightest helmet on the market, weighing a mere 11. 5 ounces. Now that is...