It’s not so much that climbing helmets are a problem to wear; it’s that they can be awkward to pack and carry. The Madillo solves that difficulty elegantly: The sides slide up into the crown, and the back folds over them, cutting the volume in half.
- Injection moulded shell.
- EPS foam liner in the upper helmet for shock absorption from falling objects.
- Softer EVA foam on the sides for a more comfortable fit
- Adjustable side release buckle on the chin strap and adjustable sliders on the ear Vs.
- Adjusts to fit 52-62cm heads
- CE/UIAA certified.
Microshell helmets are made of a thin polymer sheet over a foam liner; Hardshell helmets have a hard polymer outer shell and a foam liner; when the liner is being bonded to the outer shell during the manufacturing process, it is Molded in the shell.
|Molded in the shell|
|Fit system||Adjustable suspension system|
|Inner material||EPS (expanded polystyrene)|
Most helmets are tested and certified for a specific sport. Some helmets are approved for multi-sports, but only after passing the safety tests for both sports (i.e., snowsports and cycling).
Cetification is established by a variety of governing bodies who set impact standards. Most helmets are certified or approved for a specific sport, except in the case of multi-sport helmets (i.e., a snowsports helmet might also be approved for cycling if it meets the cycling safety standards).