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Byte
The byte actually has decent output for a 2aa lamp ... Claimed 50 lm ... And the test seem to indicate its correct Im actually quite surprised at the folks saying that a more powerful or lon...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 03, 10:07am

Re: light
We come back to "defined trails" ... Well even well defined very popular trails here are littered with rocks and roots which you dont want to slip on when its soaking wet and in the dark ...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:30pm

Re: light
Well for our esteemed readers ...heres some comparison on the petzl tikka series of headlamps from a review site heres a 45 (what i consider the minimum for night use with rocks and roots literi...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 9:43pm

Re: Fenix HL50
The HL50 - weights more with the AA extension, i believe its 100g including an eneloop - doesnt have a thread lockout to prevent a parasitic drain or inadvertant activation And it isnt a B...

In GEAR » Fenix HL50
November 02, 8:19pm

Re: Yea... overkill
Well that zebralight will give you 280 lms If all we really needed was ~20 lm we would all have petzl elites for all kinds of night hiking =P (i own one and discovered the hard way how inadequat...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 7:43pm

Re: Re: light
Well if you are quite sure youll never need to do anything more thats fine But the moment you say "night hiking" ... And not all places are well defined moderate trails .. Youll want a...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:37am

Would never happen to anyone here of course
http://www.adn.com/article/20141013/lost-hiker-survives-2-chilly-nights-alaskas-chugach-state-park More at link ... On Friday, Mann had become lost while hiking Crow Pass Trail from Eagle Riv...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:12am

Re: light
walking on well defined trails Not every trail is "well defined" especially talus, scree, scrambles, etc ... Or simply taking a wrong turn off a not well marked trail Not to men...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:03am

"High powered"
One thing that most folks dont realize is that for rechargeable uses ... The high powered li-on headlamps tend to not only be brighter but last longer for the same weight In short unless you RE...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 9:10am

Re: Harness and Shoes
Only 3 things matter when buying climbing shoes and harness fit, fit and fit The only real way to tell is to go jnto the store and try on every pair of shoes and harness you can Read the...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Harness and Shoes
November 01, 12:51am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm