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Petzl MyoBelt XP

petzl-belt.jpgPetzl MyoBelt XP – A extra powerful 1 LED headlamp.

Forget offbrand heaadlamps that advertise 1000 LEDs! The Petzl MyoBelt XP only has one Led light and that’s all it needs. While the Petzl MyoBelt XP may only have 1 LED, its plenty bright and it waist belt battery pack make it ideal for cold weather trips.

The waist belt battery pack on the Petzl MyoBelt XP makes it perfect for all those extended trips in extremely cold weather. Traditional headlamps work poorly in extreme cold conditions because the batteries tend to freeze up and cease to conduct power.

However, with the Petzl MyoBelt XP waist belt pack you have the ability to wear the battery source under your clothing. This provides warmth to the batteries and helps keep them running in the cold weather, long after typical headlamps freeze.

The quick & dirty:

Where you can get one:
Amazon: $82

Why it rocks:

  • 1 LED
  • Remote battery pack
  • 3 lighting levels
  • Boost mode
  • Battery level indicator
  • 95 hours of light on economic

Why it bites:

  • Waist belt battery pack may not be ideal for warmer trips

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 8 out of 10

Other than the waist belt battery pack, the Petzl MyoBelt XP offers all the staples you would expect to find on a Petzl headlamp. There are 3 power setting; maximum, optimum, and economic. On economic the Petzl MyoBelt XP can provide light for up to 95 hours. The boost mood can project light for up to 312 feet.

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Amazon: $82