Tag Archives: Headlamp

What if I Had to Buy All New Gear!

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” Rather than do an end of year gear review, what if I were to completely start all over! “What if…” I started 2017 off with absolutely no backpacking gear or clothing, only the … Continue reading

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Long-Term Review: ZebraLight H51

Since purchasing my ZebraLight H51 back in February 2012, I have happily used this light on every hike I have been on, not to mention car camping trips, use around the house and in the car, and some reading at … Continue reading

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Post Hike Gear Talk (Newfound Gap to Max Patch)

I recently headed out for a (much-needed) 4 day section hike along the Appalachian Trail. I covered 50 miles, starting at Newfound Gap in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and finished on the beautiful bald called Max Patch. This … Continue reading

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ZebraLight H51

Manufacturer: ZebraLight Model: H51 (Headlamp AA 200Lm) Date of Purchase: February, 2012 MSRP: (US) $64.00 Manufacturer’s Website: ZebraLight.com Measured Weights: >>Headlamp (w/o Battery): 1.3 oz (37 gm) >>Headband w/ Holder: 0.8 oz (23 gm) >>Clip: 0.1 oz (2 gm) LED: Cree … Continue reading

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Petzl e+LITE Review

A few weeks ago I decided to pull the trigger on a new headlamp simply because I was tired of being that guy in camp (or in the shelter) with the bright white light in the middle of the night! … Continue reading

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