11 best ski helmets for women for protection on the slopes

A helmet is an essential part of your ski equipment. As well as protecting your brain, a good ski helmet should be lightweight and comfortable to wear no matter where your snow adventures take you. The best helmets also have built-in ventilation to optimise airflow and removable earpieces to keep you cool but never cold.

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11 best ski helmets for women for protection on the slopes

With so many ski helmet choices, how do you find the right one for you? We’ve put together a list of the 11 best ski helmets for women to help you narrow it down. From seamless ski-to-bike capabilities to in-built visors, here are the top women’s ski helmets that protect you on the slopes.

1. Bollé Helmet Eco Ryft Pure Mips

€190

Part of Bollé’s React for Good campaign, the Eco Ryft Pure Mips is the brand’s first eco-designed hybrid helmet combining lightness and durability. The inner and outer shell, straps, dividers, fit system, goggles’ retainer, padding, and earpads are all partially made from recycled or bio-based materials. It also features the AViD Progressive EPS for better brain protection and safety.

Available from: Bollé

2. Bern Macon 2.0 MIPS

Ski helmet for women

$130

Worn by Olympic gold snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis, the Macon 2.0 MIPS is Bern’s skate-inspired hard-shell lid, featuring the durability you need for an all-season adventure. The Macon 2.0 delivers optimal style in a helmet that’s lighter, more comfortable, and more dependable than those at a higher price point. Available in six colours, the helmet is fitted with an MIPS impact liner, an Ez fit system and quick-mount light. Wear it on the slopes and for your bike rides. 

Available from: Bern

3. SHRED Totality NoShock

Ski helmet for women

$179.95

The Totality NoShock helmet is a classic style which combines durability with protection, comfort and technology. It has a Smart Impact Protection System™ developed by SHRED which manages the effect of rotational accelerations by allowing movement between the helmet and head. You get even more protection with integrated SLYTECH™ SHOCK ABSORPTION, a patented honeycomb foam cone structure and 12 vents for optimum circulation.

Available to buy: SHRED OPTICS

4. JULBO HAL EVO MIPS

Ski helmet for women

€179.90 

HAL EVO MIPS®  brings maximum comfort and protection thanks to the MIPS® technology which absorbs shocks. It comes with adjustable ventilation to regulate airflow no matter the adventure and its Fidlock® keeps it strapped in place. Soft earpads protect your ears all day long and earpieces can be removed depending on preference. It’s an easy all-rounder that’s lightweight and versatile.

Available to buy: JULBO

5. Burton Anon Oslo Wavecel

€240

Oslo Wavecel is one of the best of Anon’s offerings. The lightweight helmet features in-mould construction with WaveCel technology that distributes impact energy to protect the head. It’s fleece-lined for warmth and a 360° BOA® Fit System gives you the power to make adjustments on the fly. Add in earpads and two integrated vents for fog-free goggles and you’ve got yourself a winning helmet.

Available to buy: Burton Anon

6. ADULT WEDZE Adult Ski Helmet – PST 580

Ski helmet for women

£79.99

For the energetic skier who wants a lightweight ski helmet with excellent support. This lightweight helmet has an adjustable ventilation system to easily regulate temperature according to the weather and your body temperature. The comfortability is enhanced with an adjustment wheel around the entire head and recessed ear protectors to prevent ear compression.

Available to buy: Decathlon

7. Smith Optics Nexus Helmet

Ski helmet for women

MSRP €325

Designed to hold up season after season, Smith Optics’ Nexus helmet has a hybrid construction. Its durable exterior has an impact-resistant exoskeleton blended into a lightweight in-mold shell and includes complete Koroyd® coverage for lightweight, energy-absorbing, and fully ventilated impact protection. The incorporation of MIPS® Brain Protection System offers additional safeguards by reducing rotational forces caused by angled impacts. 

Available to buy: Smith Optics

8. MARKER Ampire2 MIPS

Ski helmet for women

£165

Made with a hybrid shell to reduce weight and bulk and featuring the ultra-versatile SoGnar earpads, Ampire 2 Mips was designed for comfort. The multiple earpad configurations allow you to prepare for any temperature, style preference, head shape and goggle/sunglasses preference. Each configuration enables optimum hearing and luxurious comfort. MarkAIR channel ventilation prevents fogging and overheating. 

Available to buy: MARKER 

9. ATOMIC Revent Amid Visor

£300

Looking for an all-in-one helmet and goggle setup? The Revent GT Amid Visor is a new ski helmet by ATOMIC. It has a fully integrated functional visor with wide peripheral vision and high-definition contrast. The helmet also features ATOMIC’s advanced AMID 360° impact protection system which dissipates energy and protects the brain. It’s light enough for all-day comfort with all the secure protection you need to ski the slopes with confidence.

Available to buy: ATOMIC

10. GIRO Model: Tor Spherical Helmet

Ski helmet for women

$250 USD

The perfect blend of fit, protection, temperature control, and styling, MIPS Spherical Hybrid construction blends durable hard shell ventilated upper with a lightweight in-mold lower and sidewalls. Inform™ 2 Fit System and Fidlock® magnetic buckle closure round out the rich features to dial in fit in seconds, even with gloves on.

Available to buy: Giro 

11. Salomon Brigade MIPS

Ski helmet for women

£130 

The Brigade MIPS helmet is sleek and packed with safety features, including the MIPS 

Brain Protection System which reduces the force of angled impacts. Salomon’s patented EPS4D technology offers superior shock absorption. An integrated goggle retainer and removable 3-part liner allow you to remove earpads and the strap retainer fully tucks away. Plus, MaxFit construction offers better comfort and hearing.

Available to buy: Salomon

Experience Morzine with Hunter Chalets

Hunter Chalets offers a selection of beautiful ski chalets in Morzine, perfect for a catered ski holiday. Whether you’re a family, a group of friends, or looking for a corporate ski trip, we have the ideal chalet to suit your needs.

Take a look at our catered ski chalets in Morzine or, if you’d like some advice on the best property for your group, please contact us and we’ll share our recommendations.

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