Category: helmets

Ski and Snowboard helmet reviews

Smith Method Mips Helmet Review

Smith Method Mips Helmet Review

Smith Optics emphasizes the importance of refreshing your ski helmet every five years, and serendipitously, the timing aligned perfectly for me to test out Smith’s latest Method Mips Ski Helmet this season. The Method...

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...

POC Auric Cut Helmet Review

POC Auric Cut Helmet Review

POC, a long time brand known for ski racing has been slowly inching into the recreational market to expand its reach to skiers and snowboarders of all types. One of the things that you...

Smith Quantum Helmet with MIPS Review

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 Review

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 Review

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 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 designed to protect your...

Giro Flare Ski Helmet Review

Giro Flare Ski Helmet Review

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 such a bold statement. When Paired with my...

Bern Watts EPS Helmet Review

Bern Watts EPS Helmet 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 Virtue Helmet Review

K2 Virtue Helmet Review

K2 Skis makes helmets; great helmets. If you’re a gear head who loves riding to your own soundtrack, you’ll love the K2 Virtue helmet. I’ve been testing this helmet and it’s audio integration. I...

Bolle Synergy Helmet Review

Bolle Synergy Helmet Review

I tried the Bolle Synergy helmet out a couple times during the early season here in Colorado. Once on a warm day at Copper, and the other on a cold windy day at Eldora. When...

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...

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...