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Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The Zodiac from EDELRID is a lightweight hybrid helmet well suited to the demands of climbing, mountaineering and Via Ferrata. [ full story ]

thumb Whether you're sport climbing or going multi pitch; heading abroad to the Alps or cragging in the UK, check out the new Rock... [ full story ]

thumb With a maximum weight of 165 g, the SIROCCO becomes the new standard for lightweight helmets. [ full story ]

thumb Edelrid are updating their well-respected and long-established range of climbing helmets with the addition of the Shield II – a... [ full story ]

thumb The Mammut El Cap Helmet series combines style with technical know-how. With a style for kids too, the El Cap helmet range is... [ full story ]

thumb With its strong ABS shell, EPS liner and soft cradle aids, our Safetech Helmet offers incomparable protection. There is... [ full story ]

thumb An ultra-light, versatile helmet. Weighing only 235 grams, the Meteor III + sets the standard in terms of lightness and comfort.... [ full story ]

thumb Weighing only 235 grams, the METEOR III + sets the standard in terms of lightness and comfort. It is also one of our most... [ full story ]

thumb The new Safe Tech Helmet is another innovative product from Metolius. Most helmets are only designed to withstand impacts from... [ full story ]

thumb Traditionally, helmets have only offered protection from falling objects, despite the fact that 80% of head injuries are... [ full story ]

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Helmets Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Viv Scott tests out the bright orange Sirocco helmet from Petzl: "At 165 grams (for the larger size), the Sirocco knocks up to... [ full review ]

thumb Jack Geldard takes the Shield Lite helmet from Edelrid out on the crag testing the comfort and fit. He finds a robust,... [ full review ]

Helmets Oct 2012

thumb A reflection on designs, standards and purpose, and a review of a mixed bag of four helmets: two models new to the market this... [ full review ]

thumb Phil Baker takes the Mammut Tripod 2 helmet to Cogne for a thorough testing. He thinks the headtorch clips look secure (he didn't... [ full review ]

thumb Three helmets on test: the Black Diamond Tracer, Wild Country Rock Lite and C.A.M.P. Armour Lady. [ full review ]

thumb 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..." [ full review ]

thumb Wild Country have come up with a radical new helmet design aimed at providing the cross-season climber with one do-it-all... [ full review ]

thumb TobyA reviews the CAMP Armour helmet - "it both looks pretty darn cool and – most importantly – isn't purple.. So over all, a... [ full review ]

thumb An in depth look at helmets; how they are tested, what models are available and what they are designed for. With info from the... [ full review ]


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