Climbing Helmets help please!

Climbing Helmets help please!

Codie Issy's picture
By Codie Issy | Feb 20th 2017 |
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Hi, I am looking to invest in my first climbing helmet, massively confused by whats on offer, I have been climbing indoors for a while and starting to head out at the weekends climbing on rock, sport climbing but may do some trad in the future...any help would be much appreciated, thanks!

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Andrea Palazzi's picture
Feb 20th 2017
Hi Codie! It really depends on your budget! Camp, Climbing Technology and Petzl have really interesting products for every kind of budget and the cheapest products are still super comfortable, durable and cool! Basically the more an helmet is expensive, the more breathable and light it is! The Petzl Sirocco and the BD Vapor are probably the most performing (but the most expensive too) helmets on the market. Anyway: - low budget: check out the Camp Titan, the Storm and the Petzl Elios. - high budget (80€ and more): Camp Speed 2.0, Petzl Sirocco and BD Vapor (extremely expensive, but I simply love it). I don't know every helmet on the market but these are so breathable and light that I always reccomend them! Anyway you really have to think deeply about how motivated you are about rock-climbing outdoor! It's so different from the gym that maybe you try once and you give up:) This is just an advice: find some friends who can borrow you an helmet for the first 2/3 times at the crag or the first routes you wanna climb. Play safe!

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setoanton's picture
Feb 20th 2017
Any climbing helmet will work! you could go for the superlight weight helment Petzl sirocco or for a all round helmet like the BD half dome. I reccomend trying the helmets on before you buy! the sizing can vary between makes

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