Sweet Igniter II Alpiniste helmet 2018-2019

Sweet Protection has achieved something that isn’t easy: a helmet that exceeds double certification, mountaineering and ski/snowboarding, has a comfortable fit and feels tough. Add it a fine look and you get the Igniter II Alpiniste helmet.

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Sweet Protection: “The Igniter II Alpiniste is our most hard core ski and mountaineering helmet. The helmet is designed to meet the demands of professional mountain guides and exceed the certification requirements for both Mountaineering and Ski & Snowboard. The Igniter II Alpiniste is built with our unique CDIP Internal composite shell for reinforcement and further includes a headlamp mount and two sets of comfort liners to adapt for intense activity. The helmet is updated with our Performance interior making it easier to fasten and adjust. “

Features

  • Our most hard-core ski and mountaineering helmet
  • Meets the demands of professional skiers and mountain guides
  • Exceeds certification requirements for both mountaineering, ski and snowboard
  • Headlamp mount
  • Updated interior for easy adjustments
  • 580 gr. (Size M/L)

WHAT WE LIKED ABOUT IT

  • Great fit out of the box.
  • Superior adjustability with the Occigrip turndial fit system.
  • The feel of toughness and safety when wearing it.
  • Removable earpads that don’t affect the fit of the helmet.

WHAT WE LIKED THE LEAST ABOUT IT

  • Honestly, we couldn’t find anything we didn’t like about this helmet. We know it’s not the lightest helmet in the market, but we rather feel safe than save a few grams.

WHAT IS IT USEFUL FOR

The Sweet Protection Igniter II Alpiniste helmet is probably the safest helmet in the market for us splitboarders. Thanks to its ABS Thermoplastic shell, Impact Shields and Composite Drop Impact Protection, it exceeds the requirements for both certifications, mountaineering (EN12492) and ski/snowboarding (CE EN1077) , and one can notice that feeling of safety when wearing it. Perfectly adjustable fit, don’t be afraid to ride fast while wearing the Igniter II Alpiniste, Sweet Protection equals safety.

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