I’m after peoples tips for head torches for ultras. I’m not a fast guy, so would spend quite a while in the dark, and run predawn on trails multiple times a week. I ha e been running with a BD Icon, massive lumens and x4AA batteries means reliable, long lasting light. But the pivot is worn and I need a née toy before UTA.
I really like the idea of AA/AAA batteries as I never have to recharge, and I can carry a couple of spares for emergency, but it seems everyone is going usb rechargeable now. I’m just not that impressed with battery life and the fact I would need to recharge every day.
I’m used to 700 lumens almost indefinitely, no recharges.