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Review: Petzl Tikka 2

tikkaThanks Paul for the first, of hopefully many, headlamp reviews!!

The Petzl Tikka 2 is a no frills, affordable, but in my experience rock solid headlamp.

I picked this up in 2012 for the Hurricane Heat, and while it wasn’t needed, it’s been in my pack for two HHs, and two Beasts, plus a million late night dog walks, a million lost-toy-under-the-couch expeditions, and has yet to fail me.

It takes three AAA batteries, and is simply enough to use – a rotating light unit, a single strand headband, and a button that chances light output levels, and enables the flash mode.

It’s not a top end model, but it’s survived submersion, hours of bouncing around in a pack, and dog slobber wit no problems.

Rating: 4 star (good)

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