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Black Diamond Vision MIPS helmet

Crossing over from the bike and skiing industries, MIPS (Multidirectional Impact Protection System) helmets are designed to offer increased protection to the brain from rotational forces. Martin McKenna looks at the Black Diamond Vision MIPS, one of the first climbing helmets to use this system.   


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

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

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...

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...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Black Diamond Vision Helmet + Vision MIPS

The most durable foam helmet in the Black Diamond line-up, the Vision helmet features a fusion of EPP foam, an EPS foam puck, and a ABS shell, which keeps the dings and dents at bay, while remaining incredibly lightweight at just 215 gr...

Choosing A Petzl Helmet

Wearing a helmet in a wide variety of outdoor sports is an obvious choice for many people. For Petzl, offering more than simple protection for your head is one of our primary concerns!

Petzl Helmets - Top and Side Protection

Petzl's latest helmets guarantee a certain level of protection throughout the entire helmet and not just the top. These helmets carry Petzl's proprietary label--TOP AND SIDE PROTECTION--for easy identification.

Grivel Stealth Helmets with RECCO Reflector

GRIVEL, a leader in mountain equipment, and RECCO, a Swedish company which produces rescue technology to make...

Mammut Wall Rider MIPS Helmet

A pioneer among its peers: the first climbing helmet featuring the patented MIPS technology, the Wall Rider MIPS offers...

EDELRID Zodiac & Shield II Helmets

The Zodiac and Shield II are mainstays of the EDELRID helmet collection - offering a comfortable and intuitive...

Climbing Technology 2017 Helmet Range

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


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