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 The Alpine Shield is officially retired.You've found a page of history! The Alpine Shield is no longer produced by Wild Country and it is not available to buy from major online retailers. You can still check out all the specs and claim your ownership.

Wild Country Alpine Shield
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Alpine Shield

Wild Country


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The Alpine Shield helmet is the worlds first truly modular climbing helmet and the first to allow a choice of protection levels at the turn of a screw!

A high performance EPS inner is complemented by an optional outer shell that attaches quickly and easily to make a stronger, safer unit for harsher conditions.

Retail price

US$ 99.95

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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.

260 g­


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.

Size Range

Size Range

The sizing options of the helmet according to the manufacturer.

21.00 in - 24.00 in­
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.

Vents Yes
Headlamp Compatable Yes
Face Shield Compatable Yes


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

Handily adjust front-to-back volume using the two thumb-shaped, ergonomic buttons at the back of the helmet, which refine head-cradle fit.
Snapping easily over the EPS shell, this ultralight (5.7oz) protector is your head-saving friendo on snow, ice, or highstonefall rock climbs. It secures via three attachment points, which lock and unlock with a coin or the provided tool.
The quick-release Nexus Acetal chinstrap buckle is your adjustment hub for the smooth, easy-riding 16mm nylon chinstrap, itself padded with an EPP sleeve to prevent abrasion.

Complete instruction for using Alpine Shield Helmet correctly, safety, inspection and cleaning with instructional pictures.