Frankly, the fact that it’s starting to get dark by 5 p.m. sucks. For many of us, the hour lost in daylight saving time’s end is enough to make it so that it’s dark by the time we leave work. But we’re not giving in so easily. We’ll be running, bike commuting, grilling and all the rest in spite of the dark, thanks to one nifty piece of gear: the headlamp.
No, headlamps aren’t just for spelunking forays or mountain climbing expeditions. They might be slightly nerdy, but they’re also massively practical. It’s hard to argue with hands-free light, particularly when one of its best iterations, Black Diamond’s Storm Headlamp, is 54 percent off at Amazon. That makes this premium headlamp cheap enough to be a stocking stuffer. Not only is the Storm impressively bright, but it also has various modes and a sealed waterproof housing.
Even if you don’t camp, the Storm is one of those things that’s smart to have stashed in a drawer for power outages and just-in-case situations. (And with a month left to go before the days start lengthening again, whatever you usually do after work, too.)
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