‘Rarely has a product name been less appropriate, the Ultimate Performance Headtorch is light and compact, but of limited use for anything other than emergencies.’
Outdoors Magic: Light, compact, pivoting head, light comes out of it.
Outdoors Tragic: Beam is spotty and not very powerful, batteries fiddly and expensive.
Outdoors Grabbit? The UP Performance Headtorch is best used as a ‘just in case’ emergency option thanks to its 28g weight and compact size. The beam is spotty and not very strong, but it’s better than nothing. Pill-type CR2016 batteries are relatively expensive too. In all honesty, we’d spend a little more and splash out on the latest version of Petzl’s iconic e+LITE which weighs around the same but offers a red LED option for rearwards visibility and a zip-type mounting.
Single LED / magnifier lens / pivoting head / uses 2 x CR2016 pill-type cells