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REVIEW: Petzl BOREO Helmet

Petzl BOREO Helmet

The BOREO is Petzl's latest hybrid style helmet. With impact protection front, rear and sides, it's a robust and comfy all-rounder, says Dan Bailey

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REVIEW: Climbing Technology Orion Helmet

Climbing Technology Orion Helmet

It may not set out to rewrite the rules, but we think Climbing Technology's Orion is an excellent take on the polystyrene style helmet that has become more or less standard in recent years.

Petzl SIROCCO Helmet

Following a re-design, the new Petzl SIROCCO is a big improvement on the original, says Theo Moore. No longer at risk of looking like a giant tangerine, he has been sporting it on crags from Pembrokeshire to the Peak. Here's what he thought.

Grivel Salamander 2.0

The new Salamander 2.0 is a complete redesign on the popular Salamander mark one. In fact pretty much the only things that haven't changed are the name, and its affordable price tag. Here's how we got on with it:

Grivel Stealth Helmet

UKC's very own Rob Greenwood takes a look at Grivel's new lightweight helmet - the Stealth - but how did it perform compared to its...

Petzl ELIA Women's Helmet

A refinement on the popular ELIOS, Petzl's new ELIA helmet is designed specifically for women - particularly those with long hair. Alex...

Lightweight Helmets

Gone are the days of heavy helmets - and gone are the days of any excuse not to wear one! In this review we test some some of the...

Focus Helmet from Wild Country

Things have come a long way from the battered old heavy plastic lid with which Heather Swift started her climbing career, as...

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PRODUCT NEWS: Grivel Stealth Helmets with RECCO Reflector

Grivel Stealth Helmets with RECCO Reflector

GRIVEL, a leader in mountain equipment, and RECCO, a Swedish company which produces rescue technology to make people searchable to rescuers, have joined forces to make the first mountaineering helmets with integrated RECCO reflectors.

Mammut Wall Rider MIPS Helmet

A pioneer among its peers: the first climbing helmet featuring the patented MIPS technology, the Wall Rider MIPS offers maximum safety and protection from impacts caused by tumbling rocks or falls. 

EDELRID Zodiac & Shield II Helmets

The Zodiac and Shield II are mainstays of the EDELRID helmet collection - offering a comfortable and intuitive adjustment system, plenty of ventilation and low weights.

Climbing Technology 2017 Helmet Range

Climbing Technology have been gradually updating and improving their range of helmets over the last few years. The...

Grivel Salamander 2.0

The legendary Grivel Salamander helmet has been redesigned and updated for the upcoming winter season.

Vert Helmet - Overall Head Protection

Upwards as well as downwards - this extremely versatile Climb-to-ski helmet is the ideal compromise between the classic climbing...

Wild Country Fusion Helmet

Looking for that perfect all rounder? With an enviable combination of strength, durability and fit the new Fusion hardshell provides an...

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