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Energizer 3 LED Headlight Review

I bought this headlight at Walmart a few months ago as a replacement for my Black Diamond Gemini headlamp, mainly for reduction of weight. It cost me $12.99, including three standard AAA batteries and a stuff bag. The Energizer unit weights, with batteries, but not the stuff bag, slightly over 2.5 ounces ( 70 grams). I have been using it each morning for about 45 minutes  as I walk in the early 5:00 am  darkness. I feel that the batteries, in the white mode, have lasted as long as advertised on the product package. I have not tested the red light extensively, but I do like this option as I can see it could be beneficial around a camp site. I have found that the strap is comfortable and fits my large head fine when extended to the maximum size. I also can wear it when I have my Tilly hat on, although I have to let it ride lower on my forehead. Even when I jog, it remains secure and comfortable. The two white LEDs cast a nice round beam that clearly lights my foot path and the light can

Camping at Okefenokee Swamp

The JaxTal Adventure Club had a camping trip to the Stephen C. Foster State Park in the Okefenokee Swamp located in the state of Georgia. The trip was just for two nights. It proved to be a relaxing time as we tested out some new tents and other equipment.  JaxTal Adventure Club Stephen C Foster State Park Read and post comments | Send to a friend