Children's Helmet?

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Children's Helmet?

Post by climb2core » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:30 pm

So, it seems that an 8 year old will soon be out climbing me and will start leading this summer. Wanted to get a helmet to avoid looking neglectful in case the kid whips and knocks his noodle and all...

Any suggestions?

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Re: Children's Helmet?

Post by Redpoint » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:59 am

Petzl makes good helmets and apparently the PICCHU is new, but considering it says 3 - 8 years of age he might outgrow it fast. The headband is 48-54 cm, and so you could see what size he is now, which will help determine how long he might be able to use it for. http://www.petzl.com/en/outdoor/mountai ... ets/picchu

The normal Elios helmet comes in 2 sizes:

Size : 1
Head circumference: 48-56 cm
Weight : 300 g

Size : 2
Head circumference: 53-61 cm
Weight : 330 g
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