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Useful
Gear Review

Love this thing! A useful product. frequently used walking dogs; frees both hands, when power goes out at home or fixing something under sink. Safer than candles; better than hand…

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Backpacking Light Staff Picks: Our Favorite Gear
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Our staff selects their favorite hiking, backpacking, and other backcountry gear that they’ve used over the past year – the next edition of our infamous Staff Picks!

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Black Diamond Moji R+ Lantern
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Black Diamond Moji R+ Lantern.

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Publisher’s Gear Guide Update (Nov ’23)
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The Publisher’s Gear Guide has been updated. This gear guide contains recommendations in various categories by Backpacking Light Publisher and Founder Ryan Jordan. This is the gear he actually chooses to use on his own trips.

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Want to Buy (WTB) / Nitecore NU25 headlamp white headband
Gear Swap

Does anybody have a lightly used white NU25 headlamp  headband they want to part with?   I can not get the stink out of my headband.    

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Nitecore Tube V2.0 USB Rechargeable Light – New!
Gear Swap

I have a brand new (in package) Nitecore Tube V2.0. Micro-USB rechargeable (cord not included) $9 shipped I will cover PayPal fees and USPS First Class shipping with tracking. Thanks!

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FS UltraSpire Lumen 800 Ultra 2.0 Waist Light
Gear Swap

I have for sale a new condition UltraSpire Lumen 800 Ultra 2.0 Waist Light. Comes with 2 extra batteries (4 total), charger and operation manual. I purchased this for  a…

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Zebralight Headlamp
Gear Swap

H52w model. Super bright, runs off of one AA battery.  Works great.

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Black Diamond Spot 400 Headlamp
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Black Diamond Spot 400 Headlamp.

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2022 Backpacking Light Members Choice Awards
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First annual Members Choice Awards – what gear do our members use and love as we near the end of 2022?

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Nitecore NU25 Headlamp
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Nitecore NU25 UL Headlamp.

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x2 Black Diamond Storm Headlamps. Both New and Unused
Gear Swap

I have an orange and white BD Storm headlamp from a few years ago. I purchased 5 of these and honestly should let go of some of the gear since…

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BioLite HeadLamp 330
Gear Swap

BioLite headlamp in excellent condition. Only used on one trip. It was a gift, but I already have a few headlamps I like, so selling this one. CONUS shipping only….

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How to Manage Electronics and Batteries in the Backcountry (Member Q&A)
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Considerations for managing backcountry electronics including portable battery packs, batteries in cold temperatures, headlamps, cameras, satellite communicators, fitness watches, smartphones, and more.

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BioLite Headlamp 750 Review
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The BioLite Headlamp 750 (MSRP $99.95, 5.3 ounces / 150 g) is a performance-oriented USB-rechargeable headlamp with several unique features but crippling reliability issues.

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Black Diamond Spot Headlamp – Like New
Gear Swap

I have a Black Diamond Spot Headlamp. I purchased this a couple years ago, so I believe it is the 2019 version with 300 lumens. It is essentially in brand…

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Fenix HM50R Headlamp
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One of the best all-round LED headlamps. Bright enough for navigation, easy to use while wearing gloves, waterproof and durable. Versatility comes with being able to remove the light from…

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Petzl Actik Core 450 Headlamp
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The Petzl Actik Core 450 Headlamp is bright enough for off-trail nighttime navigation, offers rechargeable (and interchangeable) batteries, and energy-saving task lighting modes. It’s one of the best sub-3-oz headlamps…

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Petzl Bindi Ultralight Headlamp
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If you need a tiny light with a minimalist headband, the 1.2-oz Petzl Bindi Ultralight Headlamp is going to be hard to beat. We like it for its durability, brightness,…

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Very bright, long-lasting charge, no dimming feature
Gear Review

I used a Black Diamond Revolt for several years and really liked it. It’s bright enough, a full charge lasts an entire 7-day trip, it has red light, and it…

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