The ATEX LED Headtorch
is designed for easy single handed switching; it is robust, water and dust tight to IP66 and made from a highly durable, chemical resistant material.
The avalanche on Wednesday saw more than 30 members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue team sent to the falls in Abergwyngregyn after the headtorch
, which was still on, was found by two walkers.
As I roll across the dining room floor, my headtorch
is made redundant by the alpenglow.
Winter cycling involves pedalling through lots of darkness, and I relied on my headtorch
for light and safety.
I was just about able to pick out my path with the meagre beam of my headtorch
is mandatory--not only will you set out in the dark, you may finish in the dark, too.
In addition to my minimalist kitchen, I carried a two-gram Cuben Fiber drawstring bag containing a few personal items, such as a 100-gram first-aid kit, a toothbrush with the handle cut down (the symbolic badge of the ultralight backpacker), a 30-gram LED headtorch
, a flannel-sized wash cloth, a 21-gram Victorinox Classic SD penknife, and a dropper bottle of peppermint Dr Bronner's soap, which is useful as body wash, shampoo and toothpaste.
will always come in useful, whether you're writing your diary under a mosquito net, fumbling around a hotel room in a power cut or walking at night.
At the start of summit day on Mount Everest, your little world doesn't extend beyond the beam of light from your headtorch
Throughout perpetual winter polar dark at -40[degrees]C, I use Energizer Ultimate lithium AA and AAA batteries to power devices such as my headtorch
Go easy on the water, bring a fleece, and don't switch on your headtorch
if you can avoid it.
Whichever style of trek you opt for, pack a map, guidebook, phrasebook, penknife, soft toilet paper, LED headtorch
, whistle, sunglasses and a medical kit.