These are some of the best headlamps we could track down for those who do a lot of hunting.
Whether you need a stealthy red glow for that pre-dawn climb into your treestand or hands-free, super bright lighting for following blood trails, these are our top picks for the best headlamps for hunting.
Black Diamond Storm Headlamp
Built with a waterproof and dustproof housing on an adjustable strap, the high-quality Storm 400 emits up to 400 lumens of bright light with several light modes, including dimming, strobe light, and RGB settings as well as three night-vision modes and peripheral white for close-range visibility. It's regulated for constant light output but also conserves battery life for the four AAA batteries enclosed in the low-profile design. With Black Diamond's Brightness Memory feature, you can turn off the light at your chosen brightness level, and it will turn back on at the same setting. It can run for up to 150 hours on low brightness settings and weighs 4.2 ounces before batteries.
With Petzel's Hybrid Concept, the Tactikka allows you to power this quality headlamp with three AAA batteries or their CORE rechargable lithium-ion battery for up to 120 hours of run time on low light settings. A red light mode and three white light brightness levels deliver up to 300 lumens. Water resistance and a detachable, washable headband make the Tactikka a great option for backcountry hunting trips. It weighs in at just under 3 ounces.
For easy on and off while wearing gloves, the Foxelli MX220 features a built-in motion sensor so you can kill the light with just a wave of your hand. It weighs 3.2 ounces with the three included AAA batteries and provides up to 2220 lumens of light. The waterproof MX220 has four available light modes and can operate up to 120 hours on the red light modes. It also comes with a one-year warranty.
The Biolite 200 lumen headlamp is lightweight, but the best part is that the light housing is part of the band; it's actually integrated into the strap so that the front is nearly completely flush. It makes for a great fit and helps prevent it from bouncing while bumping around or moving fast.
Streamlight Enduro Pro USB Headlamp
This USB rechargeable headlamp is IPX4 water-resistant, sports a 45-degree tilting head on the elastic headstrap, and features spot and flood beams wit high, medium, and low lighting modes up to 200 lumens. The lithium rechargeable battery charges in 4 hours via USB cable and lasts up to 48, depending on setting. The Enduro Pro weighs just 3.8 ounces with a polycarbonate thermoplastic construction, elastomer overmold, and polycarbonate lenses for added durability.
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