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flashlight

1. chiefly US and Canadian a small portable electric lamp powered by one or more dry batteries
2. Photog the brief bright light emitted by an electronic flash unit
3. Chiefly US and Canadian a light that flashes, used for signalling, in a lighthouse, etc.
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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.
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.
A headtorch 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.
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 and GPS
Whichever style of trek you opt for, pack a map, guidebook, phrasebook, penknife, soft toilet paper, LED headtorch, whistle, sunglasses and a medical kit.