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One of the most ventilated helmets on the market.
Petzl designed its Meteor Climbing Helmet to keep you safe while you climb with the utmost comfort in mind. The first thing you might notice is how many ventilated slits there are for maximum air circulation that helps cool your head on the hottest days on the mountain. Petzl used polycarbonate for the shell in order to keep it both lightweight and ready to take the impact. The helmet's polystyrene liner is breathable and comfortable, and it stabilizes the helmet on your head so you don't have to readjust it after every pitch you climb. Its headband cinches across your head for an ideal fit, and it folds into the helmet for easy travel. The adjustable chin strap has a magnetic buckle so you can clip it on with one hand. This helmet is also compatible with a headlamp or Petzl's Vizion eye shield so you're ready to send whatever route comes your way.
- Polycarbonate shell
- Polystyrene liner
- Adjustable, stowable headband
- Adjustable chin strap with magnetic buckle
- Fourteen ventilation slits
- Compatible with headlamp and Vizion eye shield (both sold separately)
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buddy's new helmet
my friend just got this new Petzl Meteor 3 helmet. i have the older model and talk it up, it's breathability is untouched, lightweight, and comfortable. only thing i could see possibly being a problem is the magnetic buckle on chinstrap, how will this work in the cold? also Yosemite granite got stuck to it and he was unable to clip until it was cleaned off. that being said, i would still love to get it and try this BA helmet for myself
NICE AND LIGHT
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Great helmet, super light weight, easy to adjust, vents well - just be careful with it...will not take a beating like some of the other plastic helmets. If any of the following apply to you, then this helmet is not for you...
If you like to strap your helmet to the outside of your pack - this helmet is not for you. If you have ever used a carabiner directly in conjunction with your helmet - this helmet is not for you. If you like to use your helmet as a seat - this helmet is not for you. If you make a habit out of getting struck by rockfall multiple times an outing - this helmet is not for you.
Withstanding all of the above exceptions - and assuming you have enough swagger to rock the exotic color options - this is the helmet you will put on and forget your wearing - perfect.