PETZL Actik Core 600 Headlamp

Posted by Trail Magazine Review on Mar 01, 2023

The Actik is one of Petzl's best-selling headlamps, but it's been completely redesigned for winter 2022. The new model has sleek and angular looks with an integrated rubber bumper to help protect the LED array from impacts and scratches. A phosphorescent element inside the light unit also glows in the dark, making it easier to find your headtorch in a dim tent. And a new bracket design enables it …
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Petzl Irvis Hybrid Crampons Review - Ultralight Outdoor Gear

Posted by Mark Richardson on May 05, 2022

With two glacier crossings on the Tour of the Matterhorn crampons came highly recommended, but they would only be used for a few hours on two of the days and both glaciers were at relatively shallow gradients, there was very little steep terrain to cover. Bearing all this in mind we decided on the Petzl Irvis Hybrid crampons which at 536grams for the pair weren’t too onerous beari …
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Petzl Swift RL

Posted by Trail Magazine on May 04, 2022

The Petzl Swift RL is one headtorch for all your needs. It's light (102g), compact, comfy. splash-proof, rechargeable, and powerful (550 lumens for 2 hours). But the real star is the reactive lighting technology, a sensor which analyses the ambient light automatically adjusts brightness to your needs. This preserves battery life and provides an excellent experience out on the hill.VERDICTA superb, …
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Cairngorm Treks Review - Petzl e+Lite Headtorch

Posted by Cairngorm Treks on Nov 26, 2018

We are big fans of the original Petzl eLITE and always found it to be an excellent spare torch kept within our first aid kit for times when you need it the most. It's great to see that the new updated version is now almost twice as powerful up from 26 to 50 lumens whilst also packing small and light at only 26 grams! Put into practice this is a much needed increase in brightness from the …
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Succinct Gear Reviews Review - Petzl Ride Ice Axe

Posted by Succinct Gear Reviews on Jan 08, 2018

At 240g, the Petzl Ride is light, it weighs less than half as much as some of our other ice axes! This short and light axe is an ideal addition to the axe arsenal for routes that involve mostly rock with only some ice/snow (i.e. descents/approaches from alpine rock routes) or for carrying on a ski tour where its use is unlikely.We like short ice tools and really believe that the places where a lon …
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Succinct Gear Reviews Review - Petzl Sirocco Helmet

Posted by Succinct Gear Reviews on Sep 18, 2017

Petzl Sirocco Helmet reviewed by Succinct Gear ReviewsThe Petzl Sirocco 2nd E helmet is in the same line of helmets as our recently reviewed Mammut Wall Rider (unlined expanded polypropylene helmet). Unlined EPP helmets push the limits of the ultra-light helmet all whilst remaining highly resistant to impacts though at a sacrifice to the cost and to some extent aesthetics. The first EPP helmet (Pe …
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