Announcements direct from the manufacturers
The legendary Grivel Salamander helmet has been redesigned and updated for the upcoming winter season.
Upwards as well as downwards - this extremely versatile Climb-to-ski helmet is the ideal compromise between the classic climbing... Read more
Looking for that perfect all rounder? With an enviable combination of strength, durability and fit the new Fusion hardshell... Read more
This superlight helmet has been designed for extremes and offers the ultimate protection. A brilliant trad or sport climbing... Read more
The Zodiac from EDELRID is a lightweight hybrid helmet well suited to the demands of climbing, mountaineering and Via Ferrata. Read more
Whether you're sport climbing or going multi pitch; heading abroad to the Alps or cragging in the UK, check out the new Rock... Read more
With a maximum weight of 165 g, the SIROCCO becomes the new standard for lightweight helmets. Read more
Edelrid are updating their well-respected and long-established range of climbing helmets with the addition of the Shield II – a... Read more
The Mammut El Cap Helmet series combines style with technical know-how. With a style for kids too, the El Cap helmet range is... Read more
With its strong ABS shell, EPS liner and soft cradle aids, our Safetech Helmet offers incomparable protection. There is... Read more
UKC's very own Rob Greenwood takes a look at Grivel's new lightweight helmet - the Stealth - but how did it perform compared to... Read more
A refinement on the popular ELIOS, Petzl's new ELIA helmet is designed specifically for women - particularly those with long... Read more
Things have come a long way from the battered old heavy plastic lid with which Heather Swift started her climbing career, as Wild... Read more
Petzl's Meteor was probably the first EPS helmet on the market, way back in 1996. Dan Bailey looks at the latest version of this... Read more
Viv Scott tests out the bright orange Sirocco helmet from Petzl:
"At 165 grams (for the larger size), the Sirocco knocks up to... Read more
Jack Geldard takes the Shield Lite helmet from Edelrid out on the crag testing the comfort and fit.
He finds a robust,... Read more
A reflection on designs, standards and purpose, and a review of a mixed bag of four helmets: two models new to the market this... Read more
Phil Baker takes the Mammut Tripod 2 helmet to Cogne for a thorough testing. He thinks the headtorch clips look secure (he didn't... Read more
Three helmets on test: the Black Diamond Tracer, Wild Country Rock Lite and C.A.M.P. Armour Lady. Read more
UKC Editor Jack Geldard takes the 360 helmet for a spin and - he likes it!
"...this one doesn't look like a washing up bowl..." Read more