Product of the month: Anyone who wears a helmet in the climbing garden is still a minority. Wrongly. Quickly a handle is broken or the leg just before the fall behind the rope - which has bad consequences. In today's post we introduce you to the ideal companion for your next sport climbing session: the climbing helmet Vapor by Black Diamond.

The Steam by Black Diamond is an ultralight climbing helmet with its 188 gram, in which a clever combination of different materials lead to a low weight and high level of comfort. The helmet shell is made of polycarbonate and EPS foam. Due to the "braced" construction, it is also optimally ventilated. All in all, the Vapor is a helmet that is hardly noticed after a short wearing time.

The climbing helmet Vapor by Black Diamond. (Picture Black Diamond)

Suddenly everyone wears a helmet

Around 20 years ago, a minority of skiers or snowboarders wore a helmet. On the slopes you had a pretty cap on the head. Since then much has gone. Anyone traveling on the slopes without a helmet today will be looked at at an angle. Whether the helmet will establish itself in the climbing scene to the same extent is difficult to estimate. The fact is: a helmet protects against injury. More and more professional athletes therefore call for wearing helmets in sport climbing. The most recent example is the Basque professional climber Patxi Usobiaga.

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Puede parecer raro que vaya con casco. Quizás todos los cambios vividos, la percepción de fragilidad nu nuestro cuerpo y más concretamente nuestra cabeza, y las ganas de poder seguir disfrutando de todo lo que nos rodea, ha hecho que me lance a cambiarlo. Acostumbrarme a escalar con casco, espero en poco tiempo usarlo en todas las escaladas, pero 29 años sin utilizarlo ... hace que a veces se me olvide 🙏.Todos los deportes lo tienen aceptado y casi que obligatorio, y escalada deberge de seguir este ejemplo de seguridad. Hoy día, los materiales son muy ligeros y cuando te acostumbras ni lo notas, solo unos cuantos cabezazos a la roca te hacen recordar que está ahi. Por eso cada uno tiene la opción de llevarlo o no, pero si tienes dudas, sigue el ejemplo del que lo lleva, no que que no. Y aunque no tenga nada que ver con este post, este fin de semana ha sido increible, rodeado del equipo @lasportivaspain y @lasportivagran. Compartiendo escalada y niños, que llevabamos unos cuantos, y con elo consigo siurana hacer 8a y 8a + a vista. Gracias a @pabloscorza @ingrid_jud_nim_wadi @citro_carlos_logrono_ @caro_ciavaldini @jamespearson1 @aidagallruiz @pelutwall @climbincatalunya @catalunyaclimb @edgarclimb @silvioreffo @albertogines02 @maria_benach @lolacabrod @anabelrool @goma2_siurana @alvaro_lafuente y muchos más por hacer de este fin de semana algo especial. Ya @javipec por inmortalizar esta escalada. #foryourmountain #liveclimbrepeat @blackdiamond

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The climbing helmet has to be light and comfortable

For a helmet, especially in sport climbing, not to interfere, he must above all meet two criteria: It must be light and comfortable. Filled with 188 grams of the Steam by Black Diamond the first criterion with flying colors. The second criterion, comfort, is also more than fulfilled. Due to its lightweight construction, the inner padding and the adjustment straps can be the Steam perfectly adjusted to the shape of the head. The excuse "The helmet bothers me when climbing" is therefore no longer there.

The climbing helmet Vapor by Black Diamond

Product of the Month

Every month LACRUX, in cooperation with Bächli Bergsport, presents a product that convinces us. The product is currently available for purchase 12 locations in Switzerland as well as in the Online shop of Bächli Bergsport.

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