You may have seen images of mountaineers like Steve House and ski alpinists like Jason and Andy Dorais grimacing their way up high and snowy peaks with the letter "G" on the front of their helmets. That "G" stands for Grivel, the alpine equipment company that brought the first front-point crampon to life way back in 1929. Now you too can find superhuman strength and dual-certified head protection on the ascent and descent with Grivel's new helmet which checks in at the same level of Italian badassery but at a fraction of the weight. Made with expanded polypropylene, a proven technology in ultralight helmet design, the Duetto takes EPP to a new level with dual certification for climbing and skiing -- a key pairing for the aspiring skier and skimo racer. The Duetto thickens slightly at its sides, providing increased head protection during impact and balancing the feel atop your head. Best of all, a helmet that weighs in at just over 200 grams won't make your neck sore while you ogle the next big objective from the valley.
|Certifications||CE 1077 (alpine skiing)
EN 12492 (climbing)
|Materials||Expanded polypropylene (EPP) throughout|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||Skimo races, speed touring.|
|Notes||Thickened sides for impact protection.|
|Bottom Line||Ultralight, dual-certified helmet.|