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August 8, 2018 Black Diamond Storm headlamp

Gear Review: Black Diamond Storm Headlamp

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Headlamp
Black Diamond Storm
$50, 3.9 oz. (with 4 AAA batteries, included)
moosejaw.com

As darkness and light rain both fell on a partner and I for the last couple of miles of a 27-mile dayhike the length of western Maine’s brutally rugged Mahoosuc Range, I slipped the Storm onto my head—which helped prevent my shuffling and occasional staggering from turning into falling. I also used this ultralight headlamp in campsites from Idaho’s City of Rocks National Reserve and Yosemite National Park to backpacking the Grand Canyon’s Thunder River-Deer Creek Loop. Through all that field testing, the Storm proved itself one of the best high-performance headlamps on the market today. Here’s why. Continue reading →

Gear Review: Black Diamond Storm Headlamp

May 31, 2011  |  In Gear Reviews   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,   |   Leave a comment

Black Diamond Storm

Headlamp
Black Diamond Storm
$50, 2 oz. (4 oz. with four AAA batteries)
Max burn time: 200 hours (triple-power LED), 125 hours (single-power LED), both at minimum brightness
blackdiamondequipment.com

Choosing a headlamp usually involves a tradeoff between weight and power. Not with the Storm. This versatile new lamp weighs half as much as the most powerful backcountry models, yet throws enough light to easily illuminate a trail at night. Continue reading →

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