By Will Rietveld
Please note that this article simply highlights new lightweight gear of interest, and by no means is it comprehensive of the category or constitute a review of the item. It’s simply a collection of new interesting gear for lightweight backcountry travel.
|Light My Fire Leschi Lantern + Flashlight. This is a handy unit that weighs just 1.6 ounces without battery (one AA). The light puts out 110 lumens; $15 and available now.|
|Petzl Reactik+ Headlamp. This headlamp is on the cutting edge. It automatically adjusts the beam to user needs depending on the ambient light level, it’s rechargeable, and produces up to 280 lumens. Weighs 4 ounces, $110, and available July 2016.|