Leading Light: The 5 Best Headlamps for Camping

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It may seem obvious, but living in the city can almost make one forget just how dark the night is. When you’re out  camping far from the urban light pollution, you get the benefit of being able to see things like stars and constellations in the sky, weather permitting, but you also might have trouble with things like seeing where you’re putting your feet. Is that just a patch of darker soil or a deep pit or an ankle-twisting gopher hole? That’s where the headlamp comes in. Designed for hiking, running, mountaineering and caving, these headlamps are also great for doing things around the campsite where you need some light as well as the use of both hands.

1. Cobiz 6000 Lumen Headlamp

Water resistant and adjustable, this extra bright headlamp is designed for outdoor adventures and is also useful for mechanical work in poorly lit spaces. It comes with high and low beams and is rechargeable via USB.

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2. Foxelli Headlamp

With up to a 40-hour battery life, this Foxelli headlamp can keep on lighting things up for a whole weekend’s worth of crepuscular adventure. It benefits from a lightweight and comfortable form, too.

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3. GearLight LED Headlamp

This bright headlamp offers a 90-degree tilt feature as well as four different lighting modes, letting you adjust from a narrow to a wide beam.

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4. MOICO 7-LED Headlamp

This rather serious looking headlamp comes with 7 LED elements giving up to 12000 lumens of brightness. It also has eight different modes and is weather sealed.

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5. Black Diamond Spot Headlamp

A stylish and functional headlamp with IPX8 waterproofing, meaning you can submerge it in a puddle and it will still work, this one has a dimming mode as well as a unique red mode where it shines a red shifted beam in order to preserve your night vision.

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