Petzl Reviews

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Petzl Ecrin Roc

rated 5 of 5 stars It is one of the best helmets for caving, very strong and durable. All caving clubs in Slovenia use it. It is a slightly heavier than new Petzl…
Petzl Ecrin Roc
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A functional headlamp for weight-conscious backpackers, who don't do a lot of night hiking. This lamp has been my go-to backpacking light for…
Petzl e+LITE
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Petzl Sama

rated 5 of 5 stars Light and comfortable, what more could you ask for? Perfect for sport climbing at any level. No pesky double backing, breathable mesh and crazy…
Petzl Sama
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Petzl Tikkina 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Works great for average camping. I bought this headlamp for my 9 y.o. son to use on our camping trips and the occasional dog walk at night.
Petzl Tikkina 2
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Puts out great light, wide and narrow beams, plus a discreet red light that is good for getting around without attracting insects. Best used…
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Petzl Corax

rated 4 of 5 stars Has great comfort easily adjusted with two tightening points. One of my favourite features is the two buckles, which make it a little heavier…
Petzl Corax
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Petzl Ange Finesse S & L Quickdraws

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great and lightweight quickdraw for sport climbers. Clipping in and cleaning these draws is a breeze. Highly recommended. I have been…
Petzl Ange Finesse S & L Quickdraws
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Petzl Tikka RXP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Petzl Tikka RXP is a very high tech headlamp featuring a wide range of brightness levels (215 - 7 lumens) and automatic adjustment of brightness…
Petzl Tikka RXP
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Petzl Lynx

rated 5 of 5 stars Great crampon for ice and mixed climbing. The Lynx is a peer try classic technical crampon. It fits most boots very well, and cinches in well.
Petzl Lynx
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Petzl NAO Headlamp

rated 5 of 5 stars If you are looking for one of the best headlights for a myriad of uses, this is it. From doing the dishes at camp, to spelunking in the darkest…
Petzl NAO Headlamp
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Small lightweight headlamp great for backpacking. Unfortunately, longevity is not good and after a year the LEDs are get dimmer much more quickly…
Petzl Tikka XP 2
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Petzl Spirit Express

rated 4 of 5 stars Carabiner does not snag rope or bolt when clipping due to closing structure. The webbing is thick and has a rubber piece on the "rope end" of…
Petzl Spirit Express
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Petzl Meteor III+

rated 4 of 5 stars Comfortable, lightweight helmet. I've used this helmet for all types of climbing.  It's so light, you can forget you have it on, which is a…
Petzl Meteor III+
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars It is relatively light, waterproof, and small. I was thinking about a "myo rxp" first, then due to fact that the price was relatively high compared…
Petzl Tikka XP 2
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 2.5 of 5 stars When you use this headlamp over time, its shortcomings really stand out: A fairly expensive, lightweight headlamp with low lumens and short…
Petzl e+LITE
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Petzl Sirocco

rated 5 of 5 stars The lightweight, and seemingly styrofoam structure of this helmet make it intimidating, but after hard use it has turned out to be an excellent…
Petzl Sirocco
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Petzl Reverso

rated 3.5 of 5 stars For 7 years, I've used this for all three functions, belay, rappel, and in guide position. Love it! Except... I've used this device for at least…
Petzl Reverso
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Petzl Grigri 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great belay device. Ease of use:  Very easy to use. Difficult for left handers. Makes belaying more relaxing especially when the leader sepnds…
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Petzl Grigri 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent auto locking belay device. The Grigri is ubiquitous, you see them everywhere you go, and for good reason.  It's just about as good…
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Petzl Tikkina 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Good little light, bright and small, but could be brighter. Nice little light, not super bright, but works quite well. Well priced and is not…
Petzl Tikkina 2
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Petzl Tikka Plus

rated 5 of 5 stars In my opinion this is the best headlamp ever made my human beings. It's small, will fit in a pocket easy, it's bright, it's tough. I bought…
Petzl Tikka Plus
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Petzl TacTikka XP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I am very pleased with it. It's water resistant (for rain), it has 3 brightness settings, and another button for super bright mode (must hold…
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Petzl TacTikka XP

rated 5 of 5 stars Very bright and batteries last a long time. Bought this while on deployment and it has seen some serious mileage. I have dropped, kicked and…
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Petzl Tikkina 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An excellent headlamp that uses easier to find AAA batteries. A headlamp is useful when setting up camp as night falls. It is nice to have both…
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Petzl Go Oval Maillon

rated 5 of 5 stars 25kN for 2oz! In a Frog Ascending system, this is an excellent product to use. It's extremely strong for its weight, and you can slip several…
Petzl Go Oval Maillon
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Petzl Am'D

rated 2.5 of 5 stars The Petzl Am'D is a poorly designed carabiner that cannot be operated while wearing gloves. The plastic found on the gate is puzzling and serves…
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Petzl Delta Screw Link

rated 5 of 5 stars The Petzl Delta Link provides a 25kN working load at a mere 5.29 oz. It serves for multiple connection points in a Frog Ascending System. Lightweight,…
Petzl Delta Screw Link
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Petzl Shunt

rated 1 of 5 stars Unnecessary, "psychological" backup. I was terrified of rappelling and ascending ropes 14 years ago. So I bought the Shunt as a "back up" in…
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Petzl Pantin

rated 5 of 5 stars Does what it is suppose to do quite well. I have been using the Patin for years as a supplement to my Frog Ascension. Normally, when you start…
Petzl Pantin
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Petzl Ascension

rated 5 of 5 stars The Petzl Ascension is the only foot ascender on the market worth looking at. Although the price is a bit higher, I have known cavers who regretted…
Petzl Ascension
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Petzl Croll

rated 5 of 5 stars As a component in rope ascending, the Petzl Croll continues to be the best on the market. It is easy to use, even while wearing gloves. It holds…
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Petzl Tikka XP

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent headlamp! I think a headlamp should be simple and intuitive to use and operate.   I was the only person in camp with a headlamp years…
Petzl Tikka XP
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Petzl Zipka Plus 2

rated 5 of 5 stars This is my go-to headlamp. The battery lasts longer than expected. Add the Core battery and you can have a rechargeable system. While this isn't…
Petzl Zipka Plus 2
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 5 of 5 stars The Petzl e+LITE is designed as a emergency head-torch and at a mere 27g, it is something that I carry with everywhere. With two different settings…
Petzl e+LITE
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Petzl Elios

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a lightweight, well ventilated helmet for your head. Best used while rock and ice climbing. The headband has a quick tightening knob…
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Petzl NAO Headlamp

rated 5 of 5 stars This headlamp stands out from all others with its brightness, real-time power adjustment, and great battery life. I've used this fishing, camping,…
Petzl NAO Headlamp
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Petzl Tikka 2

rated 3 of 5 stars It is a decent camp light. It has good water resistance. The battery life on low is good. The lamp has been reliable. I bought this lamp to…
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Petzl Duo LED 14

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Lightweight, semi-durable, and affordable headlight useful for a variety of things, especially caving. Can last a long time if well treated.
Petzl Duo LED 14
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Petzl TacTikka

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a good, bright headlamp. I like the adjustability from bright to medium to dim to flashing. The red lens is good for moving around in…
Petzl TacTikka
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Petzl Tikka Plus

rated 5 of 5 stars Three ounces, three settings, and three cubic centimeters. Trifecta of portable, comfortable, efficient lighting. Great gift for curious kids.
Petzl Tikka Plus
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Petzl Tikka XP

rated 5 of 5 stars Years of flawless performance, still like new. I have used this lamp nearly every day in the house, on the trail, and wherever I have needed…
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Petzl Tikka Plus 2

rated 3 of 5 stars The Petzl Tikka Plus 2 is yet another headlamp alternative for hikers/campers, and one of many on the market. Popular for its climbing gear,…
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Petzl Tikka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This headlamp has good battery life, is fairly durable, and comes with an affordable price. The only drawback is the highest brightness setting,…
Petzl Tikka
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Petzl Tikkina 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Not a bad headlamp for the price. I have one of these headlamps and it is not a bad headlamp. I think people who feel it is not bright enough…
Petzl Tikkina 2
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Petzl Zipka Plus 2

rated 5 of 5 stars A quality and innovative headlamp with both red and white light settings as well as a low-battery indicator. I have owned many headlamps but…
Petzl Zipka Plus 2
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 5 of 5 stars A brilliant design..even the barrel tie serves a double funtion as a whistle. I have owned many headlamps by now, but all the best and longest-lasting…
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Petzl MYO RXP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A good multi-purpose headlamp. Bright enough for night skiing, but flexible enough to use for reading a book in my tent. Good battery life.
Petzl MYO RXP
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Petzl NAO Headlamp

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Petzl NAO is a very high tech headlamp featuring a wide range of brightness levels (15 to 355 lumens) and automatic adjustment of brightness…
Petzl NAO Headlamp
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Petzl Grigri

rated 0.5 of 5 stars NOT GOOD for BEGINNERS. Easy to confuse the release with a brake and drop the climber. I have seen three climbers dropped with a Grigri. One…
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Petzl Grigri

rated 4 of 5 stars I had mine for years and used it for many purposes, mostly belaying. If I don't know the person that belays me I prefer to use the grigri and…
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Petzl Tikka

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Solid headlamp. As others have noted, this headlamp isn't the brightest bulb in the bunch, but usually you can find this for cheap and if it's…
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Petzl TacTikka Plus

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Good light output. Small, lightweight, reliable, hands-free operation. This headlamp lives in my pack. and it's saved my butt a couple of times.
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Petzl Tikka XP

rated 2 of 5 stars I have two of these. They're great, except now having them for years the headbands are all stretched out and I cannot locate replacement bands,…
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Petzl Ultra

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Horrible battery life and Petzl doesn't back them. Batteries cost $125 each and I have been through three batteries in 2.5 years. I thought…
Petzl Ultra
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Petzl Ascension

rated 5 of 5 stars I got the Petzl Ascension ascender to replace my prussik cords for jugging fixed lines. In my search, I tried out numerous types of ascending…
Petzl Ascension
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Petzl Tikka 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Had the standard energizer lamp before I bought this. WOW! What a difference. Covers the perfect amount of area/depth and is brighter than expected.
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Petzl Grigri

rated 3.5 of 5 stars It's a heavy device but it's auto locking. I use it exclusively on sport climbing single pitch routes and gives me peace of mind when my belayer…
Petzl Grigri
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Petzl Reverso

rated 3 of 5 stars It covers a good diameter range and it's a solid tool. Light, easy to use, multipurpose tool. I use it for alpine climbing and mountaineering…
Petzl Reverso
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Petzl Quark

rated 5 of 5 stars New design works even better.  Fully adjustable modular construction allows for a tool that works great in alpine, ice falls, snow. The 3mm…
Petzl Quark
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Petzl MYO RXP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fantastic headlamp. I bought it for the following features: + it's regulated (meaning you will always have the same illumination level, even…
Petzl MYO RXP
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Petzl Codalix

rated 4 of 5 stars One of the very few chalk bags which have a zipper. Because of this zipper, it's my favorite one. It's very fast to handle, has a wide opening…
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Petzl MYO RXP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Got this light about two years ago, and all I can say is WOW! While it is a fairly heavy light it does have its advantages. I use it for mountaineering…
Petzl MYO RXP
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this lamp from a local outdoor store for $58.95 and I have to say it was well worth the money. I use it mainly for Ground Search and…
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Petzl Meteor III

rated 5 of 5 stars This helmet is awesome. Light, comfortable, and the venting works great. It may not last as long as the hard shell ones, but it is worth it.
Petzl Meteor III
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Petzl Tikka Plus 2

rated 3 of 5 stars How to turn a 3 star headlamp into a 5 star headlamp. I have recently bought a Plus 2 at REI for just over $30. My biggest problem with the…
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Petzl TacTikka XP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is my favorite headlamp from Petzl so this review will be mainly about explaining why. This is very durable and water resistant, yet still…
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Petzl TacTikka XP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have used this model of headlamp for many years, then bought a second as a back up and then bought several more for a racing team that I was…
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Petzl Micro

rated 4 of 5 stars As stated by Shake and bake this is a good light and yes, you do need to use a halogen bulb for better light. I have used it at night for hiking…
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars best I have ever had, would definitely buy again!!!!!!!
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Petzl TacTikka Plus

rated 5 of 5 stars This is my second headlamp. The first was a cheap P.O.S. from Walmart. A friend of mine had a Petzl and, after seeing the difference in quality…
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome headlamp. Excellent battery life, light, comfortable. The beam diffuser is really handy as you can switch from spot light beam to area…
Petzl Tikka XP 2
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Petzl Micro

rated 4 of 5 stars Have owned this for 10-15 years and it is the only headlight that I own. I would recommend using halogen bulb for extra brightness. Seems to…
Petzl Micro
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Petzl Adjama

rated 5 of 5 stars I've climbed in this harness for five years. Top, lead, triad, though I'm a cleaner, and it has never disappointed me. It is extremely comfortable.
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Petzl MYO XP

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had my Myo XP for a couple of years. It's held up extremely well under heavy use. I've seen no signs of the connection problems near the…
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Petzl Zipka Plus

rated 5 of 5 stars I've used this Petzl Zipka Plus on several backpacking trips, including a 10 day trip to Philmont. I think this is the best light on the market…
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Petzl Tikka Plus 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I love this light. I have used it once mountain biking at night (on high power 50 lumen) and found it to be surprisingly functional. The strap…
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Petzl Spatha

rated 5 of 5 stars A real dedicated climbing knife. No it doesn't lock, but does it have to? In winter climbing when you sometimes have big gloves that render…
Petzl Spatha
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used this excellent headlamp for two seasons of New England AT section hikes in winter. I often find myself walking into the night. I…
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Petzl Corax 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Very versatile, well padded, light and comfortable. You do not go wrong if you pick Corax.
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Petzl MyoLite 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The halogen light is only bright for a few minutes, I am sure that's why the next gen has 4 batts. LEDs work forever. I only change the batts…
Petzl MyoLite 3
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have carried this headlamp for a few years, it is always in my pack. The light is bright enough to replace a full size but the weight can't…
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Petzl Ultra

rated 5 of 5 stars I have bought Petzl Ultra for mountain biking at night, but I am currently using it at my work, about 1km underground, on a South African gold…
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Petzl MYO XP

rated 3 of 5 stars Worked very well for the first couple of years, but eventually the wire broke near the lamp unit. The diffuser is okay, but the smaller leds…
Petzl MYO XP
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Petzl Hirundos

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a fantastic, extremely light, comfortable harness. Targeted originally for high end sport climbing (and still used for that), it has…
Petzl Hirundos
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Petzl Tikkina 2

rated 4 of 5 stars I've bought this head lamp about 1 year ago and I've used it a lot but its still full battery! it's light and cheap and very efficient for who…
Petzl Tikkina 2
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Petzl TacTikka Plus

rated 5 of 5 stars Used for 1.5 years. I REALLY like this headlamp. The 4 different settings, High, Medium, Low, and blinking are great. In and around camp, I…
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Petzl Tikka

rated 3.5 of 5 stars My favorite piece of gear is a headlamp...being out backpacking or just at home. I have had my Tikka for five years now but like others have…
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Petzl Zipka Plus 2

rated 5 of 5 stars This very lightweight, fairly bright, it will reach out about 40 yards. Great overall backpacking light.
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Petzl MYO XP

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is my 3rd Petzl and the best of them all! (also had 2 BD and a Princeton). It just sits so well on your head, the light is great, low level…
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Petzl Tikka XP

rated 5 of 5 stars This item is excellent. You wouldn't need a lamp anymore coz of its very bright lighting, even more stronger than a lamp. It is compact and…
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Petzl MYO 3

rated 5 of 5 stars It's very good. Opening up the battery pack is a little tricky at first, but you get used to when you try it for a couple of time. Adjustable…
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Petzl Tikka 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Got this as a Christmas present in 09. It replaces a Princeton Tec light which was cracked open by my 2 yr old daughter. Light is powerful.
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Petzl Grigri

rated 5 of 5 stars I think it's best to learn using a ATC-type devise, but once you've mastered the basic technique move on to the grigri! It's right at home when…
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Petzl Ecrin Roc

rated 5 of 5 stars It's the "Best" helmet. I have used it extensively from rock climbing to winter mountaineering. Absolutely rock solid, heavier than the more…
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Petzl Tikka Plus

rated 3 of 5 stars In the second lamp appeard a crack. The first was bought after the release so I thought it was a cunstruction fault, the second one was bought…
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Petzl MYO XP

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Does not stand the test of time, the solid copper gauge wire is too thin and in time will break between the battery pack and lamp, rendering…
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an excellent headlamp. I picked it out because it was the lightest one that I found at such a reasonable price. This is its greatest…
Petzl e+LITE
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Petzl Tikka XP 2

rated 5 of 5 stars This thing is amazing, I have no idea how I was ever a guide. My friends say it's like turning the sun on. battery life is decent and it's super…
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Petzl Quickfix

rated 4 of 5 stars Hi Friends, I use that and have good climbing times with it. In above route it is useful 100%. In traverse aid climbing it has a problem on…
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Petzl e+LITE

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this, because it seemed like the most functional for my money. Its a nice bright lamp, but I've found mine to be temperamental! I've…
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