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April 18, 2017 Comments (0) Camping, Hiking, Reviews, Safety, Video

Petzl Tikka XP Headlamp Review

It’s easy to underestimate how quickly light can fade in the mountains. It’s a good idea to take a Flashlight or a Headlamp tucked in your backpack just in case. We recommend a headlamp over a flashlight. They pack up really small, and when you need to use one it won’t tie up one of your hands.

You don’t need to break the bank buying a headlamp and the TIKKA XP from Petzl is one of our favourites.

Related Reading – Light: Beginner Hiking Essentials

Petzl Tikka XP Headlamp Tech Specs

  • 3 LEDs (2 white, 1 red) provide spot or proximity lighting. Red light is good for reading without keeping your partner awake or for retaining your night vision.
  • 6 modes includes a flash setting for the red light.
  • Reserve mode provides 5 lumens for up to 40 hours.
  • Red indicator comes on when batteries are almost drained, so you’re not left completely in the dark.
  • Pivoting head directs light where you need it.
  • Compatible with lithium and NiMH rechargeable batteries.
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