Giro G10 Helmet

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Description

The G10's lightweight, low profile shape makes it one of the best all mountain helmets on the market. Three ventilation settings and clean lines make it perfect for whatever the mountain throws at you.

Specifications

  • Audio: Tune Ups compatible
  • Construction: In -mold shell/EPS liner
  • Ventilation: 14 Super Cool vents, Thermostat control
  • Compliance: ASTM F2040, CE prEN1077 in EU

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Review Summary

4.9 out of 5

98 Reviews

Pros
  • Great design: 33
  • Build quality: 28
  • Ease of use: 23
  • Great value: 15

Cons
  • Cost: 6
  • matte smooth finish makes goggles slide off: 1
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5

98 Ratings & Reviews

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
mogulover
from southern california
45-54 yrs

excellent helmet
January 13, 2011

The G10 has great padding and is very comfortable. The helmet vents are easy to open and close with a small lever. I appreciate the low profile fit and the rear retainer adjustment. With the comfort and vent system, I will wear this helmet on cold days and hot days as well.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
k1ds0n
from New York, NY

Just what I need
January 09, 2012

Fast shipping ever.... great service... The Helmet is juat What I need it... very comfort and great looking... oh one more thing... the cheapest price you can find around... Good for beginner like me...

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Hoytster

Giro G10
January 06, 2012

Excellent fit and venting with this helmet! This is my first helmet and I have all positive things to say about this product and supplier. Great products and the right price all delivered correctly and on time.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
k1ds0n
from New York, NY
25-34 yrs

Just what I need
January 09, 2012

Fast shipping ever.... great service... The Helmet is juat What I need it... very comfort and great looking... oh one more thing... the cheapest price you can find around... Good for beginner like me...

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
ScoutmasterDave
from Isle of Long, New York

Hard Headed
March 06, 2012

Not skiing for a number of years it took some getting used to having a helmet skiing. It worked fine. A real benefit was the adjustable ventilation. The ability to adjust while wearing it was great. The adjustable headband was also usable while wearing the helmet, this proved the winning feature. Recommended.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, adjustable ventilation, adjustable headband
Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
gadgetjunky
from Florida
35-44 yrs

G10 worth the extra money
March 15, 2011

I've had a G9 for the past few years (large) that kept pushing my goggles down my nose so this season I opted to upgrade to a medium G10. Although tough to throw down money for a piece of gear I already own, I am glad I did for many reasons. My new G10 fits great with or without a beanie on and kept my ears warm without muffling out my hearing. All the vents open by sliding a lever (G9 had little covers in each vent you had to remove); and although well vented, there was still enough open space to stick my GoPro camera mounts. Supposedly the Giro helmets are made to fit with the Giro goggles but I have yet to find a shop that carries them to see if it is even worth replacing my Oakleys.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
KTMKid
from Barrington Illinois
Under 18 yrs

Super stylish and awesome protection
January 23, 2011

I tried this helmet on elsewhere, but when I was ready to buy, my size was sold out. Luckily, Altrec had it in my size for a raging price. They shipped it exactly when promised. The helmet is wicked cool and the venting switch works great when it's not super cold, and warm when it is. Can't say anything bad about Altrec or Giro. They're both great. Kudos Altrec!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
JBailey
from Portland, OR
35-44 yrs

Excellent helmet
March 22, 2012

My husband and I both purchased this helmet. His Large fits nicely with room to adjust for a snug fit. My medium fits great. We both like that it adds a bit of warmth to our cold heads. Then if we get too hot, we can adjust the vents. Our biggest concern was the helmet would be awkward and bulky to wear. Thankfully that's not the case. They are lightweight and comfortable. All around great product. Only negative is finding the right goggle to fit the helmet and our faces. But we hear that's typical matching goggle fit and helmet.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
imprezastylez
25-34 yrs

Great helmet, very light weight
January 02, 2012

I needed something lightweight, durable and stylish at the same time and this was the perfect choice for me. This season i am starting to learn how to ride park and do jumps and other tricks. I needed the right helmet for the job and this is definitely it. I recommend this to anyone.

Pros: Build quality, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
kalb

Comfortable helmet
January 04, 2011

This helmet is very comfortable with very soft lining inside. It is great b/c it can be adjusted to fit your head better (tighter). I also like a lot the vents that can be closed or open. This allows me to feel comfortable (not too hot nor too cold) without taking my helmet off.

Pros: Great design, Performance, Ease of use, Cons: Cost
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
SkiBear
from Stamford, CT

Comfortable, durable and stylish helmet
December 06, 2010

The Giro G10 is a great helmet. I tried numerous other ones and this one is the best value on the market. No issues whatsoever.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
GLK01
from Metro New York area
45-54 yrs

Good helmet
January 03, 2011

Helmet has nice features. Ability to open vent; size control. Fits me well and comfortably.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use
Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5

Over 65 yrs

Ski helmet
April 12, 2012

Is easy to fit to your head. Feels light and comfortable on the head. Keeps the head warm. Vishion is not compromised by the sides. What more can I say?

Pros: Build quality, Ease of use
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Davey

January 06, 2012

Great helmet Great price Quick shipping - Vertical adjustment makes it easy to allow for different goggles and headband adjustment makes it easy to adjust for different headwear like hats masks and buffs

Pros: Great design
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Sheashea
from Mammoth, CA
25-34 yrs

Amazing!!!
January 17, 2011

Great design, Lightweight, Great on a hot day with easy ventilation settings, Low Profile!!!!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use

comfortable but cooler then expected
January 29, 2008

I had been using a solid helmet for 8 years and in the warm weather it was simply too hot. The G10 is comfortable for my bald skull but at 12 degree F or cooler it is too cool even with the vents closed. A balaclava with a thin skull cap on it is my solution.

Amazing Helmet
November 30, 2009

The vents really allow heat to leave and provides a very comfortable fit for all day riding. I would recommend this helmet!

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Hasko
from Chicago, IL
25-34 yrs

Awesome Helmet
February 01, 2012

Awesome helmet at a great price. Giro is the only way to go when it comes to quality helmets. I just came back from a trip in Utah and used the helmet for the first time and i was really impressed how good it was.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
Maverick305
25-34 yrs

Great Helmet
January 31, 2011

This is a great helmet. It is very lightweight. I had never used a helmet before, but after my first trip down the mountain I forgot I was even wearing one. It just feels like I am wearing a beanie. The vents are very easy to open and close, even with gloves on. When I get hot and open them I can really feel the airflow all the way around my head. I wear the medium. I have a fairly small head for a man (wear 7 1/4 fitted ball cap), but the easy to turn size adjuster located in the back allows for a wide variety of head sizes and shapes. It also allows me to wear a beanie underneath on those really cold night trips. My only "complaint" is that the earpieces aren't quite as warm and fuzzy as my girlfriend's Junior G9. I can't really review the durability since I have only had the helmet for a few weeks, but I hit the back of my head on ice pretty good the other day and didn't feel a thing. This helmet was definitely worth buying.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, lightweight, Cons: Cost
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
scny0830
from New York, NY
35-44 yrs

Great Buy
February 13, 2011

Great fit. Great style. I'm not fond of hats or helmets but this helmet is so comfortable and lightweight... You don't even realize it's on. The vents are a great feature too. Great service as well... Got my order just days after I placed it. Can't forget the price... Cheapest I saw.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use

Love This Helmet
December 30, 2009

This is a light, warm, and comfortable helmet. Very pleased with product as well as Altrec's fast shipping.

very good helmet
February 07, 2009

G10 is a very nice helmet,have wery lightweight, and very good ventilation.I would recommend this helmet.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
snowboardlover634
from Colorado

Great Helmet!
November 29, 2010

Helmet fits great. Adjustable sizing allows for a snug fit, and the easy access vent control is nice on the hill. Expensive but overall a great helmet!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Cons: Cost

Gets The Job Done.
October 02, 2008

I have Scott goggles, and it fits around the helmet perfectly. That was one of my concerns when getting a helmet. Other than that, this helmet is nothing fancy except the vents to keep your dome cool. I'm 5'5 135 lbs. The XS was a good fit.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
NEDAD

Great Helmet
March 12, 2012

Bought for my 10 yr old daughter, who is quite picky about her things. She loved it right away and is wearing it for her 2nd season. Altrec has been great to deal with for this transation and others I have done wtih them.

Pros: Great design, comfort
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Dave16
from Walnut Creek, CA
35-44 yrs

Awesome Helmet
January 29, 2012

My Aunt and Uncle have been telling me for years to get a helmet. I finally caved and bought the G10. Granted I've never owned a helmet, but this thing rocks! Great size for my head. Amazing comfort, and looks awesome. I would recommend this hands down to anyone looking for a great helmet.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
lovesjuicy

best fit!
February 06, 2011

Gave this to my husband! He loves the fit and comfort of this helmet! The price is great and you provided fast shipping and service! Highly recommend!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value

Best fitting Giro so far
February 11, 2008

I moved from a G9 to the G10 and the fit is much better. Have been waiting for them to use the same adjustable dial they have on their bike helmets as I can tune it just right.

scny0830
from New York, NY

Great Buy
February 13, 2011

Great fit. Great style. I'm not fond of hats or helmets but this helmet is so comfortable and lightweight... You don't even realize it's on. The vents are a great feature too. Great service as well... Got my order just days after I placed it. Can't forget the price... Cheapest I saw.

Pros: Great value

Great helmet
January 31, 2010

My first helmet for skiing, I was worried that my head would be cold without a hat. I wore just the helmet and a windproof balaclava which kept my head and ears warm all day (0-10F and ~10mph winds). I did not try the ventilation switch.

G10 Helmet, great for skiin or snowboarding
February 19, 2008

The G10 helmet is great. It provides great protection as well as warmth. It is a great fit.

Great helmet
October 27, 2009

Easy adjustments to achieve a perfect fit. Lower profile and light weight make the G10 a helmet you'll look forward to wearing day after day. No more excuses for skiing unprotected. I ordered this helmet over the phone. The customer service people couldn't have been more helpful! Great helmet, great shopping experience.

SkiBear
from Stamford, CT
25-34 yrs

Comfortable, durable and stylish helmet
December 06, 2010

The Giro G10 is a great helmet. I tried numerous other ones and this one is the best value on the market. No issues whatsoever.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Great value

Perfect Fit
September 29, 2007

I love the G10 Helmet. It is the perfect, light, comfertable helmet. The venthilation system works super.

Nice
February 20, 2008

I ordered a size small which fits my 54.6cm head perfectly. I can't even tell that I have a helmet on. Very well built helmet. The newer model does have an adjustable headband, which some may like. Great price on an older model though. Just as warm as any hat in my experience.

Perfect
February 10, 2008

Superb helmet, warm but still comfortable, easily adjustable and looks great!

Great service
April 10, 2008

Our son has this helmet and raves about how comfortable, warm, light, and easy it is to wear. Seems natural for us to have one with all the tree skiing we do. Thanks for the quick delivery and great price.

KTMKid
from Barrington Illinois

Super stylish and awesome protection
January 23, 2011

I tried this helmet on elsewhere, but when I was ready to buy, my size was sold out. Luckily, Altrec had it in my size for a raging price. They shipped it exactly when promised. The helmet is wicked cool and the venting switch works great when it's not super cold, and warm when it is. Can't say anything bad about Altrec or Giro. They're both great. Kudos Altrec!

Pros: Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
pluto

atom ant
September 10, 2011

would have looked good in this helmet. very cool w/solid construction and features. optic green color makes a statement on the slopes or at prom (depending on your date).

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
TinTX

Worth the extra money
February 22, 2011

This helmet is just great for two reasons: 1. adjustable inside sizing and 2. adjustable vents. The adjustable sizing makes it fit your noggin perfectly, while not being too tight, which helps when wearing earphones while skiing. The adjustable vents allow you to adjust to the weather and keep your noggin the exact right temperature. It's $30 or so more than the G9 which doesn't have either. Just spend the $30 -- you'll love it.

Pros: Great design, Performance, Ease of use, Cons: Cost

Great Helmet
March 06, 2010

I have had this helmet for 2 years now. It is very comfortable and keeps my head insulated from the blustery cold and from the heat of sunny Spring days. Last Spring, I fell at high speed and hit a boulder, head-first, with this helmet on. The rest of me was hurting, but my head was fine. This helmet did its job.

Great helmet
January 18, 2010

Just what I was looking for - wonderful fit and very light.

Excellent
February 17, 2008

Very comfortable. I love the vents which allow the wearer to open for air or close when cold. I just wish I had splurged for the bluetooth model so I could use my Ipod and cell phone with it!

Great helmet - Event better price
February 26, 2008

the G10 helmet is so light, you tend to forget you even have it on. the vent system works very well and prevents your head from overheating ... the removable ear-liners are a nice plus.

GREAT HELMET!!
December 09, 2008

I extensively researched helmets and tried on a good number of them, including the G9, Fuse, Omen, Smith and Protec models. This model had by far the best fit (low profile) and easiest adjustment system. I bought one with the Motorola wireless system and it works AWESOME!! I was simply hoping for respectable music quality, but got much more. No issues with BT connectivity and the ability to switch to phone from music via the earpieces while on the slopes or the chair was fantastic. Microphone worked fine for outgoing calls as well! I would HIGHLY recommend this helmet.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Winterzgrt1
from Madison, WI
55-64 yrs

Giro G-10 Ski Helmet
March 05, 2012

I went for the best and I feel I got it! The helmet is a good fit due to an adjustability roller on the back of the helmet. So on windy, colder days you can wear a baklava and still have a snug, safe fit. On top of the helmet you can be vented for warmer days, or close the vent for colder days with the push of a slide button! The ear pads have cut-outs ready for a sound-system installation! Don't cut corners, avoid a head injury, get the best!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
VFRinATL

Love this helmet, but love Altrec more!
April 25, 2011

Found this helmet at store in Whistler, didn't want to pay full price and was so happy to find it on Altrec. Great service, prompt shipping, everything as promised. Thank you!

Pros: Great design, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
dansmo

Great Helmet
February 13, 2012

Bought these helmets for my husband and son. They have been used on several ski trips since and have performed flawlessly! Comfortable, warm, lightweight and easily adjustable, and still look new. I prefer wearing a helmet over a hat and this one fits nicely but does not make them too hot on spring skiing days. My son has grown a lot in 2 years but the helmet still fits him for this years trip. The best part is the goggle clip, which keeps the goggles in place. But the helmet also accomodates sunglasses nicely.

Pros: Build quality, Lasts forever, Performance, Ease of use
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 3 / 5
OCat1
from NH Seacoast

Nice fit, warm, but goggles slide off when raised
February 09, 2012

I have used the helmet for about 10 hours over 2 days so far. I used it in 15-25 deg F weather. I can not speak to the durability of the helmet as I have only had it a couple of weeks. It was warm, light, easy to buckle, has an adjustable head band for a "snug" fit that won't "rock or swing" as your head moves. I have a full head of hair, and my head measures about 23.25 inches. I bought a large. The helmet is GREAT when used with "helmet compatible" goggles. I used mine with Scott "Strike" goggles. My main complaint with the helmet is that when I put the goggles up on the "eye-brow brim", for when I am in line or in one of the lodges, or I just want them off of my eyes temporarily, they snap back and trail on the back of the helmet like a long "pony tail". This is because the finish on the helmet is so smooth and the goggle strap is cloth. Some higher-end goggles have a rubberized or latex strap that I guess is supposed to eliminate this issue. But it was VERY frustrating. At one point, somehow, the goggle retainer snap in the back of the helmet came undone (not sure how but it may have been when I went under a lift-line guide rope), and then when on the lift, I put my goggles up for the ride up the mtn. When I reached for them..... GONE !!!!. I was able to retrieve them because they fell on a safety net over a body of water at the bottom of the lift. In looking for a solution, I found a product called "Goggle-Stop" specifically designed for this purpose. I have not got them yet. Not sure if I will. I was able to stick a small, 1.5 square inch patch of 3M Anti-Slip Tape on each side of the helmet to prevent this. So far it works well. This tape is available at any hardware store. It is like sandpaper that sticks on one side, and sells by the foot. Overall a good, mid priced, helmet with adjust able vents, and a comfortable warm fit. Just have to get the goggle situation under control.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Imacluckster
featured

from Seattle, WA
35-44 yrs

Durable and hip
December 26, 2011

Great helmet for my 12 year old. She needed a larger helmet but the adult ones on the local market were too big. This one is so adjustable it will last for years of skiing fun (and safety). Loved the bright/neon green/yellow color, it is SO easy to find her on the slopes now! I like that it is very adjustable. She can wear the helmet alone or with a thin beanie or even a balaclava when it's really cold.

Pros: Great design, Build quality

Great
February 14, 2008

Perfect size, comfortable and durable. Very happy

Love this helmet!
January 13, 2008

A friend loaned me this helmet last season, since I'd never worn a helmet and wasn't sure what kind to get. It fit perfectly and I loved how warm I stayed, while having great ventilation at the same time! So this season I ordered one for myself from Altrec and I ride so much better now, with the security of knowing I'm safe from whacking my head, thanks to this helmet! I also love that I can add the earpieces into the helmet, which is great for my mobile phone which also doubles as an mp3 player. So I can listen to music and take important calls, while on the slopes!

Love This Product!
May 27, 2010

Great Ski Helmet! I bought it for my son and he loved it. I would recommend it to anyone.

Lightweight and warm
January 20, 2008

I just used this helmet in below zero temperatures and the helmet performed great. I like the quick ability to open the vents. In buying the helmet I was misled that it was a new model with the adjustable headband, which I would have prefered. Be careful of the sizing as it has changed with the newer models.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Jetpilot
from US Army Germany
35-44 yrs

Great helmet
February 07, 2011

Awesome helmet! Sizing chart is spot on. Comfort and functionality top notch. Altrec customer service is second to none. The helmet exceeded my expectations.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Cons: Cost
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
BridgerLowLife
from Montana
35-44 yrs

Great Helmet
January 05, 2011

I bought this helmet for my son and he loves it. Great fit and comfort. I highly recommend it.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use

Excellent
March 17, 2009

I am very happy with the helmet. It was advertised properly and it is very comfortable for my (large) head.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
indyskibum
from Indianapolis, IN
25-34 yrs

Great Helmet
February 17, 2012

Giro keeps churning out good helmets--comfortable, easy to adjust and does the job well. I highly recommend the G10, this is the second one I have owned.

Pros: Build quality

Great lightweight helmet
March 10, 2008

This is my first helmet purchase and I have to admit, I was nervous about how it would fit and feel. I looked at the size chart for the G10, measured my noggin and ordered! It is lightweight, comfortable and fits great! It feels no different than wearing a hat. I'd highly recommend it!

April 21, 2012

If you're at the upper end of the size bracket, I'd definitely recommend sizing up. I measured according to the Giro size charts and couldn't even get my head in!

GREAT
January 07, 2008

Bought one for myself and one for my wife. We both give them a 10.

BSB5

Giro Helmet Lt Blue
December 18, 2009

The helmet fit very well. A little cool around the ears on a cold windy day - other wise nice and warm. Like the color and style. The customer service staff was very helpful.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
ausamsoc

Great Find!
February 09, 2011

The fit is exactly as stated - the quality of the helmet has surpassed our expectations - and the price was the best found on the web. We are extremely satisfied with the product, and with Altrec.com. What a great find - we are sure to return the site to purchase more of our outdoor gear!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
SSMH

G10
January 31, 2011

Great Helmet, but even better customer service by Altrec. My came with a small scratch, it was replaced without any problem. I have used Giro in the past and this helmet seems even better. I would highly recommend this product.

Great Helmet and great price!
April 10, 2008

Got this helmet for my wife, and she loves it. We got it when it was the Deal of the day. Got the stereo ear pad's that REI was clearing out for $7, and we're talking a awesome combo for less that $50. Fit and finish are great. It's got the lever on top to adjust the airflow. As others have stated before, it is the 06 model and the only difference is the adjustable headband (not included on this one.) In any case, the helmet fits her fine. It's for the strap in the back to hold her goggles in place... The only problem is there is a small gap in between her helmet and goggles. It's probably more of a result of the goggles she was using. The Oakley Stockholm's have a tiny gap in the center vs the Spy Comet's which had a larger gap.

Great Helmet
March 09, 2008

After 30+ years of skiing I realized that I have been flirting with disaster not wearing a brain bucket. I looked at and tried out a bunch and found that the G10 was lightweight, comfortable, cool on the warm days and warm on the not so warm days and provided me with the protection needed.

Great helmet
February 20, 2008

I just bought this helmet and used it for the first time 2 weeks ago. By far, the most comfortable helmet of all the one's I tried (and I tried on a bunch). Perfect fit, good looks. Haven't tried, or needed to, yet - but the fact that the earpads are removable is a nice extra benefit.

Quality: 4 / 5
OCat1
from NH Seacoast

Nice fit, warm, but goggles slide off when raised
February 09, 2012

I have used the helmet for about 10 hours over 2 days so far. I used it in 15-25 deg F weather. I can not speak to the durability of the helmet as I have only had it a couple of weeks. It was warm, light, easy to buckle, has an adjustable head band for a "snug" fit that won't "rock or swing" as your head moves. I have a full head of hair, and my head measures about 23.25 inches. I bought a large. The helmet is GREAT when used with "helmet compatible" goggles. I used mine with Scott "Strike" goggles. My main complaint with the helmet is that when I put the goggles up on the "eye-brow brim", for when I am in line or in one of the lodges, or I just want them off of my eyes temporarily, they snap back and trail on the back of the helmet like a long "pony tail". This is because the finish on the helmet is so smooth and the goggle strap is cloth. Some higher-end goggles have a rubberized or latex strap that I guess is supposed to eliminate this issue. But it was VERY frustrating. At one point, somehow, the goggle retainer snap in the back of the helmet came undone (not sure how but it may have been when I went under a lift-line guide rope), and then when on the lift, I put my goggles up for the ride up the mtn. When I reached for them..... GONE !!!!. I was able to retrieve them because they fell on a safety net over a body of water at the bottom of the lift. In looking for a solution, I found a product called "Goggle-Stop" specifically designed for this purpose. I have not got them yet. Not sure if I will. I was able to stick a small, 1.5 square inch patch of 3M Anti-Slip Tape on each side of the helmet to prevent this. So far it works well. This tape is available at any hardware store. It is like sandpaper that sticks on one side, and sells by the foot. Overall a good, mid priced, helmet with adjust able vents, and a comfortable warm fit. Just have to get the goggle situation under control.

Pros: Ease of use, Cons: matte smooth finish makes goggles slide off
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Relk
from Blue Mountain, PA
18-24 yrs

Great Buy
August 24, 2011

I've been able to test this helmet in multiple riding seasons now and definitely recommend it. It keeps my head warm and works with my goggles. It is also very light and I do not notice it when I turn my head at all. Overall, it does not make me hesitant to go the extra few seconds and put it on. A little bit pricey, but it's worth the comfort.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Cons: Cost
Comfort: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
wwildman77
55-64 yrs

Great
December 05, 2010

Nice look, great fit, and good price. I have this with the blue tooth setup and it works like a charm.

Good design and functionality
January 06, 2008

G10 has a good design and functionality. I think it is also very useful for children / junior because it's weight is very light. Delievering is so fast^^

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
jaylev

December 12, 2011

Wonderful helmet! Have had my white one for 2 years and love it and bought my brother one for this ski season! I picked the pewter for him and he loves it with his Giro goggles as well. I was worried about a white helmet getting dirty, but it looks perfectly new and clean! Great price as well for the quality!

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
GPSon
18-24 yrs

Well worth the price
December 16, 2011

Extremely comfortable helmet, sizing adjustment dial works well and doesn't slip. The different levels of venting actually make a considerable amount of difference heat wise (Fully Open, Half Open, Fully Closed). Fairly resilient shell- I bought a bright color with a glossy finish and initially I was worried it wouldn't hold up to regular wear and tear but it's done better than I would have expected, some scuffs show but not much else. Overall- Great Helmet I'd buy it again in a second.

Pros: Great design, Build quality
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
DWgobucks
from Leipsic, Ohio
35-44 yrs

Great
December 07, 2010

Helmet looks better than pictured. Comfortable and durable. Easily adjusts to a custom fit.

Pros: Great design

Nice helmet
January 22, 2010

Nice helmet. Very easy to fit. My Oakley O frame goggles fit well without any gap at the top. The ventilation works very well also.

I LOVE this helmet!
February 08, 2008

I ski professionally as a mountain guide, and LOVE this helmet. Giro has made great improvements in fit with the new adjusting system. I love the quick vent openings, so I don't get overheated. Great visibility, and good fit with goggles which stay secure. I like the fact that this helmet fits a bit lower profile than the Fuse, which I had previously. I don't feel like I look so much like a "bobble head." I went with the more feminine look of the women's model, with just a little pink, and a nice pinkish, pearly sheen. I liked the flat white, too, which may be more versatile. But, I have to admit, it's nice to look like a girl when you're skiing with all the guys.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
SeattleX
from Seattle WA
35-44 yrs

Great so far
March 18, 2012

The helmet is surprising lite. Huge improvement over my old Red helmet. Worn the helmet for a week and have no complaints. Good number of adjustments to make the helmet fit just right.

Pros: Great design, Performance, Ease of use

Comfortable, warm, excellent fit
January 06, 2008

Up 'till this point, I hadn't bought in to the helmet craze that has been sweeping the slopes. I was too manly for a helmet. However, after seeing a friend take a horific fall in a Breckenridge glade, I decided it was time to get one. I tried on several brands and models and decided on the G10. I found it to be an excellent blend of price, features and comfort. After skiing for 2 days in Beaver Creek, I am a huge fan of the G10. The fit was excellent. So good that I forget I was wearing a helmet. It feels just like a hat and just as warm. We skied in heavy snow and the ability to change venting with the flick of a button was nice. Heavy wind and snow, close the vents. No snow, skiing hard, sweating, open the vents. Bottom line, I am now a fan of skiing helmets and won't hit the slopes again without my G10.

Great helmet
October 13, 2008

I already had this helmet, but it was a larger size and wearing out. I used your sizing chart and it fits perfectly. Great price.

Stylish Lightweight Helmet
January 15, 2010

The design of this helmet look GOOD! Very comfortable and keeps your head warm while riding. It's also lightweight unlike some of the other helmets I have tried on. Highly recommended!

Great Helmet
February 02, 2008

I wasn't too sure about buying a helmet online before I tried it on. This helmet conformed very well and kept me very warm. It was really a great buy.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 4 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
sierraskiiergirl

Excellent buy!
January 18, 2012

Bought this helmet for my boyfriend for christmas, and he loved it! Fits really well, keeps his head warm, and is the perfect way to stay safe on the slopes. Would recommend this helmet to anyone. Definitely worth the price!

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 2 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Performance: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Vaillan
from Vail, CO
18-24 yrs

Nice but not for me....
December 22, 2010

I liked every feature that this helmet has but it just didnt fit me right. I think I am in between sizes and just found that the Smith has a better fit for me. That being said, I definitely would have kept it if it had fit me but after a day of use I was able to swap it for something else thanks to Altrec's great customer service.

Pros: Great design, Build quality
Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Performance: 3 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
DaniB
from VA
25-34 yrs

G10
December 08, 2010

After trying out several helmets this one fit my head the best without making me look like a bobble-head. While I'm not looking forward to taking my first spill of the season, at least I know my noggin will be protected

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Great value

G10 helmet
December 18, 2008

A very nice helmet with a good fit. I like the ventalation and its easy to open and close

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