Small headtorches that pack a proper meaty punch are the ultimate David vs Goliath underdog story, and who doesn’t love a good underdog story? All that black of night to contend with and you’ve just got this little thing to stick on your head which surely isn’t going to point the way for you, but wait, yes it has. It’s actually done it.
Introducing the Gamma III from Alpkit.
With a rear mounted red LED (on the battery pack) to keep you visible on dark country roads, this bit of kit is ideal for runners and walkers who don’t stop just because the sun’s gone down.
On the business end, there’s a pivoting, water resistant 180-lumen lamp unit that can cycle through white, red, and green front LEDs.
“…you’d be hard pressed to find one on the market that offers better value for money.”
The red LED is great for taking photos at night without spoiling the shot and also for maintaining night vision, the green LED is ideal for map reading, while the white LED is best for preserving battery life.
The Gamma III gets another tick in the versatility box thanks to its detachable overhead strap which gives the option of a better, more secure hold when it’s needed – on a night run for instance.