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Petzl Meteor Climbing Helmet


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    4 Reviews


    Cooler heads will prevail.

    Don't let a hot head get the best of you when you're leading a difficult pitch of ice—designed with huge amounts of ventilation and a lightweight, protective design, the Petzl Meteor Climbing Helmet is ideal for ice climbing and alpine ascents. Petzl used polycarbonate for the shell to keep the Meteor lightweight and ready to absorb impact, and the helmet's polystyrene liner is breathable, comfortable, and tough as they come.

    The Meteor is designed to sit securely on your head with a flat headband that cinches around your brain bucket for a killer 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. Petzl also designed the Meteor with small clips around the helmet to secure a headlamp during those still-dark alpine starts.

    • A lightweight helmet designed for climbing and mountaineering
    • Well-ventilated design keeps cool air circulating through
    • Breathable foam stabilizes helmet while climbing
    • Headband and chinstrap are adjustable for a snug fit
    • Integrated clips secure headlamps around helmet
    • Compatible with Petzl's Vizion eye shield
    • Item #PTZ003P

    Tech Specs

    Shell Material
    Impact Foam
    expanded polystyrene hard foam
    passive ventilation system
    Fit Adjustment
    adjustable headband and chinstrap
    CE EN 12492, UIAA
    Claimed Weight
    Recommended Use
    Manufacturer Warranty
    3 years

    Tech Specs

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    It's all right but not my favorite

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    It's definitely lightweight and you don't totally notice it's there. But I seems kind of tall to me, as in sits very high up on my head. That may be because I got the wrong size though. The Size 1 fits my head snugly, with just barely enough room for some ear warmers. I should have probably gone with a Size 2. I'm likely going to keep it though as a loaner because I like to take people on trips and the more gear I have the more people I can invite :)

    Consider Size 1 as "Child's Size"

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I'm a big fan of this helmet, it is incredibly light, comfortable, and gets the job done. It will get some dents in it if you throw it around. I've had one of these for 2 years and used it least weekly/ sometimes daily. I read some negative reviews online about the magnetic closure attracting grit, but I've never had any problems with it. I recently ordered my wife one and purchased the size 1. It is laughably small, and I'm amazed that some adults are able to fit in it. I would consider it a child's size. Returned it for the size 2. I highly recommend this helmet. Buy size 2 unless you are a tiny human being.

    Light and Fast

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I have used the Meteor on a few climbs now and have been very happy with it! It is extremely light weight and as product of that it is very comfortable. The Meteor has excellent ventalation, keeping your head cool, that prevents sweat from running down your eyes. These factors make it so that you will always bring it and wear it.

    Which you should! I was on a class 3 ridge (Kelso Ridge) and was caught under rockfall from another climber. I was able to jump to safety, but I was super glad I had this on my head. This helmet makes you have no excuses to bring it! You never know what's going to happen!

    It loses a star from not being as stylish as other helmets (factors in the decision to wear it), as well as it doesn't cover much of the back of your head.

    This is a great helmet and works amazingly. Super, super light weight. Protect your brain!

    Light and Fast

    Great Helmet

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I really like this helmet. I usually have a hard time finding a helmet that fits my small head but the Size 1 helmet fits perfect. I don't notice it or feel super goofy in it either. This helmet is adjustable in the back which makes for a nice snug fit. The buckle on it is magnetic so it is very easy to put on and take off but is always secure on your head. I definitely recommend this helmet!