Coast HL7
Coast HL7

Best bright LED headlamp

The Coast HL7 is brighter than much of the competition for a fraction of the price. Reviewers say it's simple to use, versatile and fairly lightweight. But this isn't the best headlamp for extreme excursions -- it isn't waterproof, and battery life is poor.
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Est. $36 Estimated Price
Black Diamond Spot
Black Diamond Spot

Best cheap LED headlamp

Reviewers say the Black Diamond Spot is an inexpensive headlamp that does it all. Five LEDs provide a long, bright versatile beam, and several easy-to-use modes and good battery life make the Spot the go-to light for most situations.
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Black Diamond ReVolt
Black Diamond ReVolt

Best rechargeable headlamp

Whether you want to be eco-friendly, budget-friendly or both, the Black Diamond ReVolt will save you from trashing -- and buying -- endless sets of alkaline batteries. The ReVolt is easy to charge via USB, but it still takes disposable batteries as backup.
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Black Diamond Icon
Black Diamond Icon

Best waterproof headlamp

The Black Diamond Icon is a great headlamp choice if you're going to get wet. Users say the Icon is durable and lives up to its waterproof claims. The headlamp also boasts a bright, long beam thanks to its five versatile LEDs -- both red and white.
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Petzl e+LITE
Petzl e+LITE

Best emergency headlamp

The Petzl e+LITE is the Swiss army knife of headlamps: It packs a lot in a small package. Weighing just under an ounce, the e+LITE is easy to stash anywhere, and it's waterproof. It's ideal as a backup or for use around camp.
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Black Diamond Sprinter
Black Diamond Sprinter

Best running headlamp

Runners say there's a lot to love about the Black Diamond Sprinter: It's lightweight, casts an even beam and doesn't bounce around. The headlamp is also rechargeable and waterproof -- no need to waste batteries or worry about being caught in the rain.
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