The Petzl E+Lite is ultralight and very compact due to the integrated ZIP retractable cord, this headlamp should be on you or in your pack at all times. Always ready to use, it can be stored with it's batteries for up to 10 years in a vest, emergency kit, backpack or wherever it may be before it shows signs of battery loss. This light features a white 26 lumens light that will give you more then plenty of light and also it has a red LED that can be seend up to 300 meters for 30 hours and works great as a distress signal. You never know when an event or instance will happen but have the confidence and security that if it does you will for surely be covered in this chapter. Rely on Petzl for all of your lighting needs.