If you’re looking for a high performance,
technologically advanced yet stylish ski or snowboard helmet,
you’ll find that Smith ski helmets rate at the top of the
You might be asking – what makes Smith snow helmets so technically
advanced? Smith’s top
of the line ski helmets feature the following:
State of the art integration
between Smith ski helmets and Smith goggles – Smith guarantees
a perfect fit between Smith ski helmets and Smith
goggles. Try it and see
for yourself! No gaps
mean that the helmet venting technology works properly between the
goggles and the helmet.
Smith’s Airevac 2 system allow for warm, moist air to be released
from the top of the goggle into the helmet and out through the
helmet’s ventilation system, thus eliminating the possibility of
fog in your goggles.
Easy to use and effective
helmet climate control systems – The new low profile dual
regulator climate control, found in the Smith Vantage and Smith
Variant helmet models, independently controls the front and
rear portions of the helmet. In cold temperatures, this feature
allows you to exhaust heat out the back of your helmet while
closing the front vents to keep you warm. The Adjustable Regulator System
found on the Aspect and Arrival models allows you to regulate the
amount of airflow in and out of your helmet even while wearing a
technology integration – Smith has teamed up with Skullcandy,
the leader in audio technology for the action sports enthusiast, to
provide you with superior audio ski helmet technology. Whether you
are looking for a standard wired audio system for your ski helmet
or more advanced wireless
bluetooth ski helmet accessories, Smith has done a fabulous job
of integrating today’s technology into their helmets. Each Skullcandy electronic system
is sold separately and includes a “snap fit kit” for super easy
installation into most Smith Ski helmets.
Natural, anti-odor and
temperature regulating X Static helmet lining – the Smith ski
helmet lining found in certain models is made from the patented
X-Static fiber –a
chemical-free textile fiber made using pure silver which inhibits
the growth of odor causing fungi and bacteria. The X-Static fiber also has the
best heat transfer properties on the market, helping you to stay
warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
Proper fit is ensured with
Smith’s Helmet Fit System – The patented boa fit system, a soft
plastic flexible plate located on the back of most Smith ski
helmets, can be easily squeezed or expanded with one hand to ensure
the perfect fit with the back of the head. Additionally, Smith ski helmets
are available in a range of sizes from two sizes of youth ski
helmets to 4 adult sizes. A proper fitting ski helmet is
essential to providing protection for you and your family.
Please check out our
handy Smith ski helmet chart which compares all of the Smith helmet
features across all of their models to help you decide which helmet
is right for you.
*Not all Smith ski helmets
have every feature listed above. Please refer to each model
specifications to determine which features are
Smith manufactures a range of ski helmets for
men, women as well as youth ski
helmets, in a range of colors from black to blue ski
helmets. Whether you’re
jamming the rails slopestyle, riding your board or carving expertly
down the mountain, Smith has the perfect helmet for you. Check out
a summary of some of the current models of Smith ski helmets
Vantage – introduced Fall 2011, the Smith
Vantage helmet is the newest member and most technologically
advanced in the Smith ski helmet family. It has all the awesome
features of the Smith Variant helmet but at a super light
weight. Weighing in at
only 15.5 ounces, the Smith Vantage ski helmet is 14% lighter than
the Smith Variant.
Available in 12 colors.
Variant – brought to market in the fall 2009, the Smith Variant
helmet and the Smith
Variant Brim ski helmet styles have all the top features in the
Smith helmet lineup.
Anti-fogging goggle / helmet integration with the Smith AirEvac 2
system, easy and comfortable Boa helmet adjustment ensures a great
fit, super high tech shell construction and state of the art
climate control system.
Both the Smith Variant and Smith Variant Brim helmets are available
in 8 color options. The
Smith Variant is also available in a women’s ski helmet.
Maze – If you’re looking for the lightest ski helmet on the
market, you’ve found it with the Smith
Maze. Weighing in
at only 11.5 ounces, this is the lightest certified helmet on the
market today. However,
the Smith Maze ski helmet still embodies many of the high tech
features found on some of Smith’s other models.
Transport – Get a snow helmet made with Smith technology but at
an affordable price.
And best of all, there is a lifetime guarantee
on all Smith ski helmets! Smith will repair or replace your
Smith snow helmet free of charge if you every experience a
manufacturer’s defect in materials or workmanship.
Unfortunately Smith can’t be held responsible if
your Smith ski helmet is lost, stolen, dropped, shattered, sat on,
or chewed on by your pet. So the lifetime warranty doesn’t
cover these unfortunate situations. If you have any questions
about your warranty, you can contact Smith directly
Smith Optics, the manufacturer and designer of
Smith ski helmets, began as a single line ski goggle company in
1965, expanded to include snow helmets in 2005, and now sells a
full range of goggles, sunglasses, protective eyewear, helmets,
apparel and packs in over 50 countries around the
globe. Smith has
expanded its reach across a range of sports including
biking, kayaking, motocross, skiing, snowboarding, surfing,
skateboarding and wakeboarding. Smith has set the standard for
high performance, quality goggles and eyewear.
In addition to Smith, Bob’s Ski Chalet is also
an authorized retailer of Giro ski
helmets, Salomon ski
helmets and R.E.D. ski
helmet models. Check out our informative
articles if you’d like to learn more about ski helmet pros and
cons, ski helmet reviews, how to measure your head for a helmet or
how to buy a ski helmet. Interested in ski helmets with
speakers? Bob’s carries
ski electronic accessories by Skullcandy which are made to
specifically fit your Smith helmet. If you have any questions, please
give us a ring.