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7 Best Cheap Snowboarding Helmets

Looking for a cheap snowboarding helmet for this winter? Read on…

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If you are looking for a cheap snowboarding helmet for this winter, you’ve come to the right place.

Helmets have been the source of many debates in the mountains over the past few years. Some skiers and snowboarders feel they don’t need to wear a helmet because they never have done before, others would prefer to have that extra protection in case of a fall.

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We’ve already given you our snowboarding gear guides to the best cheap snowboarding jackets and snowboarding boots. Now we’ve put together a collection of the best cheap snowboarding helmets on the market today.

You can get some amazing deals in snowboarding shop sales but we’ve selected snowboarding helmets that are brand new for under £75.

DIRTY DOG ORBIT SNOWBOARDING HELMET

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Price: £39.95

Dirty Dog make great lightweight, excellent quality snowboarding helmets for bargain prices. The Orbit comes in four colourways – white, black, silver and a crazy camo pattern one – with 17 vents to keep your head cool. Inside you’ll find a rear dial system which tightens the helmet to your head and stops it slipping. The Orbit comes in sizes XS right up to XXL, so you can be sure your bonce will fit inside one of these lids. It’s also certified by European and American helmet safety standards.

Buy the Dirty Dog Orbit Snowboarding Helmet here

PICTURE TEMPO HELMET

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Price: £60

Picture are one of the raddest new snowboarding and skiing brands on the market today. The French company make organic and environmentally-friendly ski and snowboard clothing. The Picture Tempo helmet outershell is made from polyactide, a material that comes from corn which is grown unlike most oil-based snowboarding helmets. The protective lining comes from a by-product leftover by the Japanese car industry and the final lining is created from recycled plastic bottles, plus it meets all the European helmet safety standards. So you can stay protected and save the planet at the same time.

Buy the Picture Tempo Snowboarding Helmet here

SANDBOX LEGEND LOW RIDER

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Price: £49.95

You’ll see everyone on the mountain wearing the Sandbox Legend Low Rider snowboarding helmet. It’s without a doubt one of the most popular lids because it’s very lightweight and has a low profile. The Legend Low Rider is made with a hardcore ABS shell with a foam lining. Interestingly, it’s not technically certified for skiing and snowboarding – it’s a wakeboarding helmet – so you can decide whether it’s good enough for your purposes or not.

Buy the Sandbox Legend Low Rider here

SMITH HOLT 2 SNOWBOARDING HELMET

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Price: £49.99

The Smith Holt 2 is a great affordable snowboarding helmet with a classic simple design. It has a hard shell made from ABS plastic, which means it’s ready to withstand any bumps while lugging your gear around or crashes in the park. Inside, you can partially adjust this helmet to fit your head properly and it’s compatible with OutdoorTech audio systems. The beauty of the Holt 2 is you can wear it year-round for biking and skateboarding too. It comes in a bright array of colourways, so you can be as bold or discreet as you like on the slopes.

Buy the Smith Holt 2 Snowboarding Helmet here

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ANON RAIDER SNOWBOARDING HELMET

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Price: £54.99

If you’re looking for a classic, skate-inspired helmet then the Anon Raider may just be the snowboarding helmet for you. Made with a hard ABS shell, the Anon Raider has great ventilation and a removable goggle clip for when you’re not riding with goggles in the dome – or because you tuck your goggles under your helmet. They also have a women’s version which doesn’t differ technically but comes in white or purple. You can use this helmet for snowboarding but also skating and biking too.

Buy the Anon Raider Snowboarding Helmet here

ROXY AVERY SNOWBOARDING HELMET

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Price: £65

Roxy do snowboarding helmets too, you know. For the style conscious among us, Roxy women’s snowboarding helmets are perfect. The Avery is a superlight helmet with a double micro shell and EPS shock-absorbing foam, protecting your noggin from any knocks or falls. Inside you’ll find top and front vents for ventilation plus a soft fleecy lining to keep your heads warming in the biting cold. It comes in a wide array of patterns – from plain black to this floral design.

Buy the Roxy Avery Snowboarding Helmet here

GIRO LEDGE SNOWBOARDING HELMET

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Price: £68

Giro are one of the best snowboarding helmet companies in the world with a range of lids from your basic budget model right up to advanced race helmets. The Ledge has earned its name for a reason – it’s one of the most popular and affordable Giro helmet designs. Like the rest of our helmets, it is made with a hard shell built for street and park riding. It’s very low profile and features an Auto Loc 2 system which fits your helmet close to your head – or can be removed. You can also remove the goggle clip and the ear pads, ready to wear a beanie underneath if you choose.

Buy the Giro Ledge Snowboarding Helmet here

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