Best audio/communication solution for snowsports helmet?
December 17, 2009 10:45 AM   Subscribe

Best ski/snowboard helmet w/audio (mic preferred) integration?

Current system of wearing iphone mic'ed buds (attached to a pocketed iphone) under a Bern helmet is nonoptimal. Too many moving parts, fumbling around to find things, etc.

1. bluetooth audio helmet (giro omen, burton red)
2. wired audio helmet (boeri vortex, poc receptor bug, burton red etc.)
3. DIY (find a good helmet, attach dedicated iphone mic'ed buds to it)

Any reviews/recommendations/experiences? Price is not as significant as ease of use and functionality of the setup. I'd like to be listening to music all day and have the ability to answer calls.

I don't always want to listen to music in the snow, but sometimes I do, and I need an ideal system for it.
posted by SeƱor Pantalones to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (2 answers total)
You might want to look into products designed for motorcycle helmets. I don't have any specifics, but the use cases are similar.
posted by meowzilla at 10:53 AM on December 17, 2009

I've been quite pleased with the Burton Red helmet.
posted by k8t at 9:57 AM on December 20, 2009

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