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Review: Skiing with the POC Auric Helmet

POC Aurit Cut

POC, a long time brand known for ski racing has been slowly inching into the recreational market to expand its reach to skiers and snowboarders of all types.  One of the things that you will notice when take a look at the ski race scene from little tykes to the pro racers is that POC is a dominant player in ...

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Smith Quantum Helmet with MIPS Review

  Helmets need to keep your noggin warm, vent or breathe when you heat up, integrate with your goggles, and fit well. Yet the #1 feature we should all consider is what they can do to protect your brain.  Fortunately, with the Smith Quantum Helmet features the best technology to keep your head as safe as possible while checking the ...

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Oakley Mod 5 Helmet Review

Oakley Mod 5 Helmet

The Oakley Mod 5 helmet is one of the most recent intro’s to the ski and snowboard helmet market for Oakley.  Given the long time that Oakley has been making ski goggles, it was only time until they got into the helmet market to complement their goggles. When you carry the company name Oakley and you enter into a new ...

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Lazer Dissent Helmet Review

Lazer Dissent Helmet

Lazer Dissent Helmet Overview Out of the box, the Lazer Dissent helmet gave me a great first impression. It is lightweight at just 410 grams. The Dissent has clean lines, a stylish brimmed visor, an even matte black finish, and features that can be found on any high-end helmet.        Lazer Dissent Helmet Technology The snow helmet industry has evolved greatly over ...

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Giro Discord Helmet Review

Giro Discord MatteTankCamo

Giro Discord Helmet Review The Giro Discord was designed for freestyle, backcountry and natural terrain. Most helmets are designed just for protection, but once you crash once they are done. The Giro Discord was designed to protect your head, but to also withstand day-to-day impacts. A very appealing feature for sure. I feel confident in my ability to make it ...

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Giro Flare Ski Helmet Review

Initial Thoughts on the Giro Flare Ski Helmet The Flare is by far the lightest, warmest, and safest ski helmet I’ve had a chance to try.  I love the Green Shibori color because it’s such a bold statement. When Paired with my Pink Aloha Giro goggles, my husband says he can spot me on the slopes a mile away. Not to mention ...

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Bern Watts EPS Review

The Bern Watts EPS has set the standard for many years and continues to shine in the ski/ride helmet category. We’ve been testing out the helmet during some early season turns in Steamboat Springs, CO. Bern Watts EPS Technology and Safety The Bern Watts EPS features a no nonsense brim design that transitions seamlessly with Smith Optics, Oakley, Native Eyewear, ...

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Great Gifts for the Skier and Snowboarder

Hit the mountain in style, comfort, and warmth with the ability to tackle anything mother nature will throw at you while skiing, snowboarding, or exploring the backcountry. These are some very cool, unique, and must-have items for that special someone on your Christmas List. Enjoying a day on the mountain is something special. Carving the groomers for some first tracks or finding that untouched ...

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