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My helmet, my choice

© Marc Daviet
© Marc Daviet

Wearing a helmet, an obvious choice

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! Whether mountaineering, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, traveling over a glacier, canyoning, or caving, those of you who enjoy adventures in the vertical world will find the answers to your questions about wearing a helmet for your favorite outdoor pursuits.

© Marc Daviet
Vivian Bruchez, skier and Petzl athlete
Testimonial
« For me, wearing a helmet has become an automatic reflex and I put one on during every single outing »
Vivian Bruchez, skier
Focus

What features should you consider when choosing a helmet?

For your favorite sports like rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, skiing and via ferrata, there are certain essentials to consider when choosing a helmet to wear.

Petzl's METEOR helmet is the first CE certified helmet for ski touring
Ventilation and weight

Ventilation and weight are the key criteria to consider for high-intensity activities, whatever the terrain

Accessorization

Adapt your helmet to a wide variety of sports and activities

Easy to adjust

Enjoy incredible comfort for frequent use

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Ventilation and weight

Ventilation and weight are the key criteria to consider for high-intensity activities, whatever the terrain

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Accessorization

Adapt your helmet to a wide variety of sports and activities

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Easy to adjust

Enjoy incredible comfort for frequent use

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Petzl SIROCCO helmet while ice climbing, with Jeff Mercier on the third pitch of Big Brother, 200m, WI5, Little Sister, Banff, Alberta, Canada © Tim Banfield
Nina Caprez and Lynn Hill climbing the Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. Petzl METEOR helmets © Jan Novak
Vivian Bruchez, ski touring in the Mont Blanc Range © Marc Daviet
Vivian Bruchez and Lise Billon, mountaineering in the Mont Blanc Range © Marc Daviet
Petzl METEOR helmet, Lise Billon, high-mountain guide, Verdon Gorge © Marc Daviet
Voile de la Mariée (Bridal Veil) via ferrata, with Benjamin Ribeyre, Erin Smart, and Tim Bonsignore © Petzl/Lafouche
© Guillaume Vallot