Product of the Month - The snow in the higher elevations gradually gives way to increasing warmth and it's time to tackle a multi-pitch alpine tour. At least now comes again a helmet used. But which model is comfortable, lightweight and protects against falling rocks and falls? We introduce you to the Meteor by Petzl today.
Due to the interplay of temperatures in the winter months, there is often rockfall in early summer. All the more important is putting on the helmet when approaching and not before boarding the route. If you are looking for a climbing helmet, you are spoiled for choice. One of the most popular and versatile models is the Meteor of Petzl.
Extremely light helmet with extended head protection
The helmet Meteor has been around for over 20 years. The new edition from Petzl with its 240 grams is one of the lightweights on the market and also offers full all-round protection for the whole head. Thanks to its special construction (in-mold construction) and the new label Top and Side Protection The head is not only protected against falling rocks from above, but also against a lateral impact in a pendulum fall.
This video shows the functions of the Meteor
The Meteor: A helmet for climbing and ski touring
Due to its construction, the Meteor, in addition to the classic applications of climbing and mountaineering, also very good for ski touring. The special design and rubber bands on the back allow you to wear both a headlamp and goggles. The CE certification for ski touring helmets also protects you reliably when you combine an Alpine tour with a ski tour. And in combination with the new visor Skreen (available from autumn 2019), to protect the eyes from falling ice shards and spindrifts, the Meteor is also a faithful and reliable partner in ice climbing.
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