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Product: El Cap Climbing Helmet

Brand: Mammut

December 14, 2016

Bottom Line

Despite my skepticism I could see my climbing partner while belaying and it did keep the sun out of eyes, it might look a bit odd on the beach though…

Field Notes

The Mammut El Cap is an ingenious 'hybrid' helmet design proposition that promises durability, protection, light weight and won't even break the bank. takes it to task - how do the claims stack up out on the UK's crags, and is it comfortable?

Read the full Mammut El Cap Climbing Helmet review here!

testing environment

Rock climbing


  • Hybrid design
  • Affordable
  • Durable


  • Heavy