I searched around for various headlamps before I settle on this one and I'm happy with it. It works. I wouldn't say that it's "comfortable," but then again it's a band around your head. It's easy to use, and doesn't take up much pack space. I haven't had to change the batteries yet so I can't comment on that. But it seems simple enough. If you want to be able to see in front of you at night, this is a good choice.
This thing is awesome. So awesome, in fact, that when I lost the first one I bought I immediately came back to purchase another one. It's probably the best bang-for-your-buck headlamp out there. It has 3 basic modes: BRIGHT, kinda bright, and Predator Mode (Red only). You can use "Predator Mode" around your friends and take credit for it. you're welcome.
I had originally purchased this product after doing a lot of online research and field comparison with headlamps my friends had brought on previous trips. It's 3 lighting modes are perfect for anything from rummaging through the storage space in your apartment that your landlord still hasn't replaced the bulb to (Even though you emailed him 3 times about it) or searching through your bag near the campfire for that last bit of scotch. The red light is one of my favorites. I use it to find the best spot to go to the bathroom at night when hiking or camping. I refer to this lighting mode as "Predator Mode". It's catching on.Long story short I lost the first one I bought and liked it so much I bought another one immediately and never looked back. Enjoy saying "Predator Mode" in front of your friends for the first time. You're welcome.
Versitile, lightweight, 100% waterproof and reliable. Petzl is the company with the most experience and commitment to making headlamps, because of their legacy as the premier maker of caving gear in Europe & possibly the world.I love my Tikka plus. The addition of the red LED over the regular Tikka is very good for checking maps or reading a compass at night, like when I am hiking on snow under a full moon. In that situation I don't need or want a white light to ruin your night vision.The white light throws enough light to climb by, although there are other models which have a super-bright spot beam for route-finding, which this doesn't. All in all, a very solid product.
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