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Ski Helmets

A few years back, wearing men's and women's ski helmets was uncool but now everyone wears ski helmets. Whether it’s popular or not, wearing ski helmets can save your life. Concussions and serious brain trauma is one of the highest on mountain injuries from skiing, and can be prevented by wearing ski helmets. It’s not only kids and skiers in the terrain park who need to be wearing ski helmets, EVERYONE should be in a ski helmet. Unseen ice patches and collisions with other skiers orsnowboarders (often who are less experienced than you) are causes of many head injuries on the mountain.

Giro Tenet MIPS Winter Helmet
Giro Tenet MIPS Winter Helmet

3 Colors Available

$220.00 $176.00
Giro Owen Spherical Winter Helmet
Giro Owen Spherical Winter Helmet

1 Color Available

$240.00 $192.00
Giro Crue MIPS Winter Helmet Kids'
Giro Crue MIPS Winter Helmet Kids'

3 Colors Available

$95.00 $76.00
POC Obex Mips Snow Helmet
POC Obex Mips Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$200.00 $180.00
Oakley Mod3 MIPS Snow Helmet
Oakley Mod3 MIPS Snow Helmet

3 Colors Available

$185.00
Salomon Brigade Snow Helmet
Salomon Brigade Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$149.95
Salomon Husk Prime MIPS Snow Helmet
Salomon Husk Prime MIPS Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$321.95
Salomon Husk Jr Snow Helmet Kids'
Salomon Husk Jr Snow Helmet Kids'

3 Colors Available

$99.95
Smith Method MIPS Snow Helmet
Smith Method MIPS Snow Helmet

4 Colors Available

$140.00 $112.00
Smith Survey Jr. MIPS Snow Helmet Kids'
Smith Survey Jr. MIPS Snow Helmet Kids'

1 Color Available

$190.00 $152.00
OAKLEY MOD7 WINTER HELMET
OAKLEY MOD7 WINTER HELMET

2 Colors Available

$441.00 - $517.75
OAKLEY MOD5 SNOW HELMET
OAKLEY MOD5 SNOW HELMET

2 Colors Available

$270.00
OAKLEY Y MOD1 SNOW HELMET
OAKLEY Y MOD1 SNOW HELMET

5 Colors Available

$85.00
POC Fornix MIPS Pow JJ Snow Helmet
POC Fornix MIPS Pow JJ Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$200.00 $180.00
POC Skull Dura X Mips Snow Helmet
POC Skull Dura X Mips Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$280.00 $252.00
POC Obex BC MIPS Hedvig Wessel Edition Snow Helmet
POC Obex BC MIPS Hedvig Wessel Edition Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$270.00 $243.00
Anon Oslo WaveCel Snow Helmet
Anon Oslo WaveCel Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$219.95 $175.96
Anon Windham WaveCel Snow Helmet
Anon Windham WaveCel Snow Helmet

2 Colors Available

$189.95 $151.96
Anon Logan WaveCel Snow Helmet
Anon Logan WaveCel Snow Helmet

2 Colors Available

$239.95 $191.96
Anon Merak WaveCel Snow Helmet
Anon Merak WaveCel Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$319.95 $255.96
Salomon Husk Pro MIPS Helmet 2023
Salomon Husk Pro MIPS Helmet 2023

2 Colors Available

$219.95
Salomon Grom Visor Helmet Kids' 2023
Salomon Grom Visor Helmet Kids' 2023

1 Color Available

$139.95
Giro Tor Spherical MIPS Winter Helmet Men's
Giro Tor Spherical MIPS Winter Helmet Men's

1 Color Available

$249.95 $199.96
Giro Tenaya Spherical MIPS Winter Helmet Women's
Giro Tenaya Spherical MIPS Winter Helmet Women's

1 Color Available

$249.95 $199.96
Giro Spur MIPS Winter Helmet Kids'
Giro Spur MIPS Winter Helmet Kids'

5 Colors Available

$75.96 - $76.00
K2 Skis Emphasis MIPS Helmet Women's - 2023
K2 Skis Emphasis MIPS Helmet Women's - 2023

1 Color Available

$149.95 $119.96
K2 Skis Virtue MIPS Helmet Women's - 2023
K2 Skis Virtue MIPS Helmet Women's - 2023

2 Colors Available

$199.95 $159.96
K2 Skis Diversion MIPS Helmet Men's - 2023
K2 Skis Diversion MIPS Helmet Men's - 2023

2 Colors Available

$199.95 $159.96
K2 Skis Phase MIPS Helmet Men's - 2023
K2 Skis Phase MIPS Helmet Men's - 2023

1 Color Available

$149.95 $119.96
Smith Aleck Wired Audio Kit
Smith Aleck Wired Audio Kit

1 Color Available

$40.00 $32.00
Smith Mission MIPS Snow Helmet Men's
Smith Mission MIPS Snow Helmet Men's

3 Colors Available

$140.00 $112.00
Smith Maze MIPS Snow Helmet Men's
Smith Maze MIPS Snow Helmet Men's

4 Colors Available

$155.00 $124.00
Smith Liberty MIPS Snow Helmet Women's
Smith Liberty MIPS Snow Helmet Women's

4 Colors Available

$220.00 $176.00
Smith Code MIPS Snow Helmet
Smith Code MIPS Snow Helmet

1 Color Available

$210.00 $168.00

There are many different brands and price ranges for ski helmets and it can be tough to choose the right one. All the ski helmets carried by Bobs Sports Chalet are certified, which means it has been tested and rated for on mountain crashes and collisions. Once a helmet has been in an accident with impact to the helmet, the helmet's structural integrity is compromised and should be replaced. Even if you can't see cracking or damage, there is most likely damage on the inside of the helmet and it will no longer guarantee protection in another accident so DON'T RISK IT just get a new helmet. There are a few select helmets on the market that are “multi impact” which can be used after more than one impact, check with your helmet manufacture or product literature to see if you have one of these helmets.

 

Pricing on Ski Helmets

 

 

Are more expensive ski helmets safer? The answer is no. All certified ski helmets, no matter the price, will provide the same amount of protection. So why are some ski helmets more expensive than others? Style and features are the main factor in the price of a helmet. Generally a more expensive helmet will be more comfortable because of better padding, they have adjustable venting to easily regulate warmth, and most of the good ski helmets have an adjustable size dial to make the helmet fit better (and safer)!

 

 

The Difference Between Ski Helmets and Snowboard Helmets

 

There is no difference between ski helmets and snowboard helmets. They both will equally protect you in an accident and they have the same safety certifications. It's also a myth that “Race helmets” are safer. The only difference between a race helmet and a recreational helmet is the race helmet has hard ear flaps to prevent gates from slapping your face when racing. With all this being said, it is true that some brands are associated more with snowboarding, and some are better associated with skiing but it is very common to see skiers in a “snowboard helmet” and vice versa. So don't worry about losing style points or looking like a gaper, nobody cares what brand helmet is on your head. What you need to be concerned with is ski helmet fitting.

 

 

How Should Ski Helmets Fit?

 

A good fitting helmet should be snug but comfortable. Some of the nicer ski helmets also have a sizing adjustment so you can fine tune the fit perfectly to your head. It's not recommend that you wear a beanie or hat under a helmet unless it's “helmet compatible”. Different brands fit better on different head shapes, and it's tough to really tell if a helmet will fit you properly until you put it on. When you get a ski helmet on your head you want all parts of the inside of the helmet to make contact with your head.

 

 

Bob's Ski Chalet is an authorized retailer of Smith ski helmets, Giro ski helmets, Salomon ski helmets and R.E.D. ski helmet models. Bob's Check out our articles if you're interested in learning more about ski helmet pros and cons, ski helmet reviews or how to buy a ski helmet. Interested in a Bluetooth ski helmet or searching for ski helmets with speakers? Bob's carries all of these electronic accessories. Bob's specializes in adult and youth ski helmets and carries a full range of colors from black to blue ski helmets.

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