- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
I was so looking forward to this helmet and trying out a different brand. I have had Black Diamond and Petzl helmets before. My biggest complain is the fit and the retention system- badly designed. I spent some time adjusting the helmet to fit my head since I am between sizes. On my first climb and at the first crux I have to look up to figure out my next moves and the helmet tipped backwards exposing my forehead- ANNOYING! In order to eliminate the tipping, I ended up tightening it even more till it became somewhat uncomfortable. I prefer a snug fit but not a headache inducing fit. Lesson learned is never buy a helmet until you try it on. Anyone interested in an used-only-once helmet?