Smith Compass MIPS Snow Helmet - Women's

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Bring clean lines and awesome protection to your gravity-fed adventures. A multi-directional impact protection system (MIPS) reduces rotational forces and torque of side impacts, making this a safe option to wear on your precious orb.

  • Impact protection system reduces the rotational force of an oblique impact. An inner shell, under the foam, between the padding, rotates slightly to mitigate torque.
  • Lightweight in-mold construction with a polycarbonate shell and an EPS inner
  • AirEvac2 system drives warm air away from your goggles and adjusts by folding or unfolding liner flaps.
  • Adjustable dial-fit system.
  • Removable Snapfit SL earpads are machine washable and work with Skullcandy audio systems.
  • Low-profile regulator adjusts and closes vents.
  • X-Static performance lining has an anti-microbial treatment.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Downhill skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Backcountry skiing

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
Shell material Polycarbonate
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: 2007
Made in China