Petzl Meteor III
This helmet is awesome. Light, comfortable, and the…
Price Paid: $90
This helmet is awesome. Light, comfortable, and the venting works great.
It may not last as long as the hard shell ones, but it is worth it. This helmet stays put, which in my opinion makes it even safer than the some hard shell ones that don't stay in place. It is worth the money.
Great helmet. I can wear it with or without hats or…
Price Paid: ~$90
Great helmet. I can wear it with or without hats or dreads very comfortably. It vents great in the summer and you forget that it is on head. I have taken several small falls and knocked my noggin with this helmet and it is still in good shape.
I have not tried other helmets, but have looked over…
Price Paid: $90
I have not tried other helmets, but have looked over others, and this one is so lightweight, you hardly even notice it's on, which is a good thing when using a helmet.
Any helmet is better than no helmet. Remember though,…
Any helmet is better than no helmet. Remember though, the best helmet is the one that you never have to test.
This one is good enough but the less expensive ones work too.
Fit is more important than style. Why? Glad you asked. BECAUSE if it doesn't fit it may not work correctly, and now, what's style gonna do for you if your forehead is under your chin?
The Meteor III has been renamed. It is now known as the Petzl Meteor III+ as of 2011.
Here's what other sites are saying:
Description of Petzl Meteor III Climbing HelmetUltralight helmetUltralight and ventilated climbing helmet.With the METEOR III, one can focus on the activity.FeaturesEasy to forget it is being worn Lightweight, Excellent ventilation, twice the ventilation surface area of the previous model Comfortable internal foam Adjustable headband circumference Chinstrap buckle lateral position4 headlamp clips Integrated inserts for attaching the VIZION ice climbing face shield. Headband height adjusts at the nape87cm of ventilation surafce area
- US Outdoor Store
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.
Petzl's METEOR III Ultra lightweight climbing helmet. At a mere 235 g, this is one-size-fits-all 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. PRODUCT FEATURES: Lightweight, low profile and very well ventilated (the most ventilated climbing helmet available) Adjustable chinstrap, nape height and headband for an extremely comfortable fit Headband adjustment folds into the shell for compact storage and ease of transportation Expanded polystyrene absorbs impacts Compatible with VIZION face shield Headlamp attachment with 4 optimally placed clips
- Appalachian Outdoors
While it's unlikely you'll get hit by any extraterrestrial objects while climbing, it's still wise to wear Petzl's Meteor III helmet. Comfortably lightweight, well-ventilated and easy to adjust, you'll never want to adventure without it.
- Mountain Gear