The Beast’s Tip Of The Week – Banish Headtorch Chafage

With the dark evenings now in control, running in the dark is almost a given. Donning the heavy Led Lenser H14 for the first time in months wasn’t comfortable on the ears, and so we came up with this dual solution.

Not only does it reduce pressure on the ears, it helps keep the head warm.

It’s simply a matter of threading the rear velcro adjustment strap as seen on any cap, through the battery clip.

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While it looks a bit unsteady, it’s much more comfortable than without the cap.

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The only downside is that the cap does block some of the light, but I didn’t find it made any practical difference.

Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader.
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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