Flashlight and Headlamps: Members Favorites for High Sierra Backpacking

Alex Wierbinski's picture

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



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

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!


Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system

Text Translations

Flag icon for 'de' languageFlag icon for 'it' languageFlag icon for 'ru' languageFlag icon for 'fr' languageFlag icon for 'es' languageFlag icon for 'pl' languageFlag icon for 'no' languageFlag icon for 'fi' languageFlag icon for 'da' languageFlag icon for 'ro' language

Get the Latest from Tahoe to Whitney

Syndicate content

Support Tahoe to Whitney

The Tahoe to Whitney Trail Guide and Magazine are walked, written, funded, and supported by my efforts, with the help of kindred spirits and my sister.

We offer valuable Trail Guide, Skills, Weather, News and Analysis.

My goal is to get you out to see your natural and social potential. Help me keep this unique resource accessible and expanding towards its potential. We've a lot of miles to cover ahead...

If you feel these efforts are valuable, I'm cordially inviting you to support them, here:



I am currently working towards publishing the completed guide between Tahoe & Yosemite as an e-book, while converting this "blog" to a fine magazine format. You will like the results! Help Tahoe to Whitney reach its potential!


Why Support Tahoe to Whitney?
Mission Statement