With a few months left in this year’s ski season, now is as good a time as any to gear up and hit the slopes. An important part of heading down the mountain safely is making sure you have a good helmet to protect yourself in case of a crash or collision. To make sure you are getting the best helmet for your money we have gone ahead and organized the “objective” best helmets.


“Objective” Overall Best Helmet

Image of Akaso helmet.

Akaso Ski/Snowboard Helmet

Price: $45.99

Rating: 9.6/10 based on 1,100+ reviews

Pros

  • Lightweight and durable helmet.
  • Tension dial on the back to make sure the helmet fits nice and snug.
  • Google loop on the back to make sure your goggles are secure.
  • A removable liner lets you customize the level of warmth the helmet provides.
  • Liner can be washed to make sure it stays odor-free.

Cons

  • Detachable parts sometimes come off when putting the helmet on (easy enough to clip back in though).
  • Vents require a firm grip to adjust making it difficult for those that struggle with grip strength.

Runner Up Helmet

Image of OutdoorMaster helmet.

OutdoorMaster KELVIN Helmet

Price: $47.99

Rating: 9.25/10 based on 2,400+ reviews

Pros

  • Lightweight and durable helmet.
  • Tension dial on the back to make sure the helmet fits nice and snug.
  • Google loop on the back to make sure your goggles are secure.
  • A removable liner lets you customize the level of warmth the helmet provides.

Cons

  • Vents are not adjustable meaning that the temperature of the helmet can’t be adjusted.
  • Detachable parts sometimes come off when putting the helmet on (easy enough to clip back in though).
  • Depending on the shape of your head you may need to wear a beanie underneath due to potential pain points.

Best High-End Helmet

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Wildhorn Drift Helmet

Price: $89.99

Rating: 9.6/10 based on 1,500+ reviews

Pros

  • Lightweight and durable helmet.
  • Tension dial on the back to make sure the helmet fits nice and snug.
  • The helmet accommodated a wide variety of goggle shapes and sizes.
  • A removable liner lets you customize the level of warmth the helmet provides.
  • Earbuds are audio compatible.
  • Adjustable vents so you choose what temperature your head is.

Cons

  • Does not come with a helmet bag like other high-end helmets.
  • Vents are difficult to adjust especially with gloves on.


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