Smith Variant Snow Helmet


Smith Variant Snow Helmet

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Lots of features and protection for not a lot of weight. This version of the Variant is brim-free for those who prefer to slide their goggles up without interference. Smith’s new Boa system lets you dial in a custom fit every time. Flick a single glove-friendly switch to adjust airflow through 22 vents at once, for fine-tuning your head’s micro-climate.

  • Hybrid Shell Construction delivers lightness and a low profile without compromising protection.
  • AirEvac 2 ventilation system channels warm, moist air away from your goggles and forehead.
  • X-Static performance lining with bonded silver neutralizes odours and moderates temperature.
  • SnapFit ear pads remove easily for washing or upgrading to add an audio system.

Tech specs

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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.

Shell material ABS
Fit system Adjustable dial
Inner material EPS (expanded polystyrene)
Vents Yes
Goggle clip Yes
Removable ear liners Yes
Approved for

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).

Safety rating

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).

  • ASTM F2040
  • EN 1077 B
  • EN 1077 A
Made in China