The best head torches and headlamps: the best for illuminating adventures

A good head torch should be an essential part of your outdoor safety net. (image credit: Silva)
There’s a glut of choice out there these days, covering a multitude of activities. We have selected some of the best... (image credit: Leon Poultney)
Packed with features, this is one of the best and brightest torches around. (image credit: LED Lenser)
An excellent value for money and waterproof option for a multitude of activities. (image credit: Black Diamond)
A chunky, robust head torch for big adventures rather than nighttime runs. (image credit: Nitec Nitecore HC65 ore)
Perfect for runners, this is light, comfortable and packed with features. (image credit: Silva)
A superb all-rounder that's extremely comfortable to wear and lasts for ages. (image credit: Petzl)
Impressive output, multiple light modes and a rear red light make this a versatile lamp for outdoors use. (image credit: Biolite)