Overview

Get ready for the Ride! The Alpine Rider is a helmet specially designed for the needs of modern ski tourers: Light weight, smallest possible packing volume, adjustment using one hand and excellent ventilation, this helmet should be an essential item on any ski tour. The Alpine Rider’s perfect goggle compatibility and excellent fit ensure carefree powder descents. You can also replace the different padding inserts to turn the Alpine Rider into a high-altitude touring and ice climbing helmet in seconds.

Article Nr: 2220-00121
Ideal For:
  • Skitouring / Backcountry Skiing
Suitable For:
  • Mixed- and Iceclimbing
  • Classical Alpinism
  • Freeriding / Boarding
  • Alpine Skiing

Details

Characteristics / Features

  • 4 headlamp clips
  • All-round, fully adjustable chin strap for ideal fit
  • EN Norm 1077 (ski helmet)
  • Standard EN 12492
  • Ergonomic interior with comfortable padding
  • Large ventilation openings for good air circulation and heat discharge
  • Height- and size-adjustable headband
  • In-mold helmet with EPS core and tough Micro Shell
  • Thumb wheel for effective and quick adjustment to head size
  • Removable winter padding kit with ear protectors

Know-how

In-mold Helmet

In-mold helmets consist of a thin and relatively soft outer shell linked permanently to a shock-absorbent EPS core (polystyrene). This construction creates an excellent crumple zone with high shock-absorbent capacity. In-mold helmets are the lightest helmet types, and as a consequence somewhat more delicate.

Hybrid Helmet

The Hybrid helmet is a ‘halfway house’ between an In-mold helmet and a hard shell helmet. The helmet consists of a hard and stable outer shell, that nonetheless permits a degree of deformation. Inside support is provided by a partial EPS shell with shock-absorbent characteristics. The Hybrid helmet combines the positive characteristics of the two construction methods, and is an extremely robust allrounder.

El Cap Helmet

Mammut’s El Cap climbing helmet represents the first ever use of two components of EPS technology: the EPS core consists of two styrofoam layers of different hardnesses bonded firmly together. The intermeshing structure of the two EPS components (Conehead technology) allows excellent absorption properties to be achieved. This new technology guarantees maximum safety in the event of a fall or an impact from a rock.

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