Petzl Meteor III+
Source: bought it new
Comfortable, lightweight helmet.
- Well ventilated
- All day comfort
- Some models have ugly graphics
I've used this helmet for all types of climbing. It's so light, you can forget you have it on, which is a real accomplishment.
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The Meteor III+ was previously known as the Petzl Meteor III until 2011.
Weighing only 235 grams, the Meteor III + sets the standard in terms of lightness and comfort. It is also one of our most ventilated models. Its innovative adjustment system allows each climber to adjust his/her helmet to head shape. Originally designed for climbing and mountaineering, the METEOR III + also meets European standards for cycling and whitewater sports.
Here's what other sites are saying:
At a mere 235 g, the one-size-fits-all Petzl Meteor III helmet is one of the lightest on the market. The innovative adjustment system means almost anyone can get a comfortable fit. With excellent ventilation, it's equally at home at the local crags as it is on long alpine routes.
The Petzl Meteor III+ helmet is a no-brainer for four-season climbers. This Impressively ventilated helmet boasts protection against both rock fall and impacts with wide adjustment for headwear. Expanded polystyrene liner disperses impact, providing protection for frontal, side and rearward impacts The lightweight, low profile Meteor III+ is the most ventilated climbing helmet on the market Chinstrap, nape height and headband adjustments ensure not only an extremely comfortable fit, but is designed to accomodate winter hats Retractable adjustment system folds up small for easy storage and transport Meets international standards for mountaineering and European standards for cycling and whitewater sports Headlamp attachment with four optimally placed clips Compatible with VIZION face shieldInterior comfort foam is removable and washable Protect your helmet from unnecessary scratches with the included transport sack
Weighing only 235?grams, the Petzl Meteor?III + sets the standard in terms of lightness and comfort.
The ultralight, well-ventilated Petzl Meteor III+ climbing helmet delivers amazing comfort that lets you to stay focused on reaching the summit. Easily adjust the helmet's nape strap, chin strap and headband strap for just the right feel; adjustment system retracts for easy storage and transport. Polycarbonate shell is lined with expanded polysteyrene to absorb impacts. Helmet weighs a mere 235g (8.3 oz). Interior comfort foam is removable and washable. 4 clips secure a headlamp (sold separately) for late-night vertical use. Includes carry bag for storage and transport. 1 size fits all head circumferences 53 - 61cm (20.8 - 24 in.). Compatible with the Petzl Vizion face shield (not included). Petzl Meteor III+ climbing helmet meets UIAA and CE specifications for climbing.