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Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet
  • Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet
  • Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet
  • Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet
  • Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet
  • Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet
  • Edelrid Ultralight Climbing Helmet

Ultralight

Edelrid

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Description

Our classic helmet. Its sturdy construction makes it ideal for institutional use at adventure parks or climbing centres.
Extremely robust and impact-resistant polypropylene shell
Fully adjustable headstrap and chinstrap for optimal fit
Head torch attachment option
Detachable, washable headband made of synthetic leather
26 vents ensure a constant supply of fresh air
One size (fits 54-60cm)

Retail price

US$ 54.95

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Weight (g)

Weight (g)

In grams, the weight, as stated by the manufacturer/brand.

If there are differences in weight (due to multiple size or optional accessories) we note those here.

435 g

One Size: 435 g / 15.3 oz
(we converted grams to ounces)

Gender

Gender

This is the gender as stated by the manufacturer/brand.

We use the term "Men" and "Unisex" interchangeably, as there is no difference between these types of helmets.

Unisex
Size Range

Size Range

The sizing options of the helmet according to the manufacturer.

21.00 in - 24.00 in

One Size: 54-60 cm / 21-24 in
(we converted centimeters to inches)

Quick Adjust

Quick Adjust

Quick Adjust refers to the straps of the helmet. Do you want the ability to ability to "quickly" adjust the fit. This could be a dial, or other plastic pieces.

Really, most climbers don't need to change the fit of the helmet often, unless you're climbing with and without hats, or you have big hair that flattens and then requires tightening after climbing for awhile.

No
Vents Yes
Headlamp Compatable Yes
Face Shield Compatable No
Certification

Certifications

The main climbing gear certifications are CE and UIAA--and normally the UIAA creates the rules that the CE body also supports. When possible, we try to list all the certifications the product carries.

To sell a climbing product in Europe, the device must be CE certified. There are no official requirements to sell climbing gear in the US. The UIAA certification is a voluntary process.

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Climbing Gear Review rating B

Summary: The Edelrid Ultralight has been a staple in the climbing-helmet market for well over a decade, and for good reason. It’s light, comfortable, well-ventilated (for a suspended-shell lid), and won’t wallop your wallet. The suspension cinches down with a minimum of effort and is well padded. Comfort should be even better this year, as Edelrid has added more padding. Unlike many longstanding designs, the Ultralight’s hook retention system works quite well with most headlamps.
Pros: Comfortable; light; accommodates headlamps well.
Cons: Dated styling.

The UIAA equipment standard provides a baseline for equipment performance in a test lab under controlled conditions on new equipment. Although these test conditions are relevant to the conditions encountered climbing, conditions encountered at the crags and the condition of the equipment are equally important. This recommendation from the UIAA member federation The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) provides vital equipment information that is NOT explicitly addressed in the standard, particularly failure modes of the equipment and recommendations for the use, inspection, maintenance, and retirement of equipment.