Flashlight and Headlamps: Members Favorites for High Sierra Backpacking


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 07 February 2016

Members Favorites

Headlamps and Flashlights 

 Reliable light at night is vital on the trail.

leesonza               flashlight

 

AlexW                   Princeton Tech

                              Petzl

 

I've used maglights, a dozen different Petzl Headlamps, and now deploying a Princeton Tech Headlamp.

Here's the deal: Headlamp and flashlight switches corrode. At a certain point in time the corrosion becomes fatal, and the flashlight/headlamp fails.

The key is to inspect the visible corrosion points on your light/headlamp prior to each trip to judge the level of corrosion we can't see...

Post up your tips and reviews for backpacking flashlights and headlamps.

 

High Sierra Four Season Backpacker's Gear List

Backpacking Gear List: Electrics

 

Check the Members Favorites
for

Best Internal Framed Packs

Best Ultra Light Packs

Best Backpacking Boots

Best Backpacking Socks

Best Trekking Poles

Best Backpacking Stoves

Best Backpacking Cookware

Best Backpacking Water Purification

Best Backpacking Tents

Best Sleeping Bags

Best Sleeping Pads

Best Backpacking Shirts & Pants

Best Backpacking Camp Chairs

Best Backpacking Guitar

 

Find the best gear for you by first knowing what's out there!
See any cool gear? Let us know!

 

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