Black Diamond

Capitan Helmet



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Engineered to handle the abuse only its namesake big wall can dish out, the Capitan is a workhorse helmet with added coverage on the sides and back.

Featuring a highly durable construction of EPP foam with an EPS foam puck, the Capitan's 2-piece burly ABS shell is designed and optimized for a cradle-like fit, making it ultra-comfortable while on the push.

Engineered to handle the abuse only its namesake big wall can dish out, the Capitan is Black Diamond’s bomber, ultra-durable helmet, featuring added coverage on both the sides and back, while maintaining a sleek, cradle fit for all-day comfort. Featuring a 2-piece ABS shell construction that allows for an optimized fit and dual colorways, the Capitan also boasts a fusion of EPP foam and an EPS foam puck, which meets the proposed UIAA increased side and back protection requirements. The Capitan’s vents provide ample breathability when temps heat up and a low-profile suspension system dials in the fit. The integrated headlamp clips with an elastic keeper on the back secure your light so you can push through the night.

EPP + EPS + 2-piece ABS shell combo creates ultra-durability
Increased side and back protection
Low-profile suspension system
Integrated headlamp clips
Removable / reverse Velcro pads
295g S/M
325g M/L

[S/M] 295g
[M/L] 325g

How to measure:

Measure around the largest part of the head-about one inch above the eyebrows.

Helmet Sizing

  S/M   M/L  
Size Range 21-23 in 53-59cm 23-25in 58-63cm
Weight 8.1oz 230g 8.6oz 245g

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