Stumbling around with a flashlight in the dark sucks. Having both hands free and seeing where you’re going because you were smart enough to buy a headlamp? That’s a win.
I spent eight hours playing with over 20 different headlamps, so that I could tell you that the Black Diamond Spot is the one you want to buy.
But for why, you ask in your best Zoidberg voice?
Head on over to The Wirecutter and find out.