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I haven't used this helmet yet on alpine adventures where I need to attach a headlamp, and that's a bit of a concern outstanding. But, its super light, and great feeling for cragging. Lots of air movement as well.
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- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
The Vapor helmet is so light and breathable that I've actually forgotten it was on my head. I picked this up as an alternative to my hardshell helmet for hot days and FL ski ascents, and it works great. The headlamp clips were a little hard to snap in place, but they hold a headlamp well and will definitely not pop out on their own.
The adjustment system is neat, but it's possible to tighten one side more than the other, making the helmet sit awkwardly on your head. It's an easy fix, it just takes a little more time to fit the helmet correctly vs a dial-style closure. Once the Vapor is on and adjusted correctly, though, it feels like it's not even there.
This definitely isn't your burl hardshell helmet that you can toss in the car, stack stuff on top of, and generally abuse, so take care of it. If you do, it'll last.
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Would this helmet work for biking in the city as well ?