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Outdoor Gear Type: Headlamps
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker
Award: Classic Pick 2017
Prepping for Armageddon? Shaving down the grams? Just want reliable light in the backcountry? The Petzl e+LITE headlamp’s rich feature set does it all.
Recommended For: Car Camper, Wilderness Backpacker
Award: Premium Pick 2017
The Black Diamond ReVolt is a waterproof rechargeable headlamp. Let that sink in. And it has all the other features you need for quick and easy light, too.
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker, Wilderness Backpacker
Award: Budget Pick 2017
Bright enough, ultralight, and basic in its design, the Princeton Tec Byte headlamp is an excellent budget choice for non-technical backpacking trips.
The ZebraLight H52w is a headlamp species on the rise: Ultralight, customizable, durable, and seriously bright, all without the advertising hype.
Recommended For: Car Camper, Day Hiker, Urban Hiker
The Petzl Tikkina is plenty bright, has a crazy wide beam, three versatile light modes, and five year warranty. All for under twenty bucks.
Recommended For: Day Hiker, Urban Hiker
The Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp is sleek, comfy, and so bright it may occasionally be mistaken for a Bowing 747 hurtling towards you.
Recommended For: Car Camper, Day Hiker, Urban Hiker, Wilderness Backpacker
The Black Diamond Spot is a superstar that exemplifies all that a headlamp should be. It will help you see a long way, for a long time, in terrible conditions.
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