Smith Variance Helmet

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Whether you're cruising down corduroy or exploring the backcountry, the Smith Variance MIPS helmet offers advanced MIPS technology and a premium fit, and is built with Hybrid Shell construction.


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Designed to fit the curvature of Smith goggle frames, the Valence uses the AirEvac 2 system to ventilate your goggles and keep them fog free. Size range: Small 51-55 cm, Medium 55-59 cm, Large 59-63 cm, Extra-Large 63-67 cm. A performance lining is breathable and wicks moisture. Removable, machine-washable ear pads. Goggle lock in back. Compatible with Skullcandy audio systems, not included. Ingenious AirEvac 2 ventilation system pulls foggy air from goggles and vents it in back. Boa Fit System is easy to use and allows up to four centimeters of adjustment per size. Twenty-two climate control panels open and close via dual sliders to provide maximum comfort. Imported.

- L.L.Bean

Features of the Smith Variance MIPS Helmet Hybrid shell construction 18 Vents MIPS Multi-directional impact protection system is used to reduce the rotational forces to the brain in the case of an oblique impact Smith x Boa Fit system is a custom developed, Smith exclusive piece Building on the proven Fit of our ergonomic head form, it offers an intuitive dial system for on-the-fly, single-handed micro-adjustment Three-quarter haloed design offers key Features of self-centering and vertical adjustability, allowing the user to achieve a perfectly customized Fit SnapFit SL ear pads Nano silver Performance lining AirEvac 2 Continues to drive the warm air away from the goggle through external vents and internal channels in the EPS liner Removable ultra-light goggle lock Outdoor Tech audio systems integrating universally compatible ear pads with super-thin, bass thumping drivers

- Moosejaw

The newly designed Smith Variance helmet keys from the award-winning design of a Smith classic helmet, bringing the past into the future. Featuring the Regulator Adjustable Climate Control system and an adjustable Boa fit system, the Variance will keep you dialed in until the last run of the day. Whether cruising down corduroy or exploring the side country, the Variance offers the most advanced technology, all with the guaranteed fit and comfort of a Smith premium helmet.

- Mountain Gear