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There is nothing more exciting, challenging and rejuvenating than a good hike or trek. To make your experience safe and enjoy it even more as you navigate through the woods and terrain, having a top-quality gadget to light your way is a must!

Best Hiking and Trekking Flashlights

At Ledlenser, we are all about combining outstanding German quality, innovative technologies with convenient and sleek designs to make the perfect hiking and trekking flashlights. Here are a few important points to consider when choosing the right flashlight for your adventures in the wilderness:

  • Rechargeable flashlights with long run time. Our range of trekking and hiking flashlights are equipped with rechargeable batteries that have a long run time – some of the models once fully-charged, can last up to 144 hours in low-power mode. Depending on how long your trekking or hiking trip is and whether you have opportunities to charge your flashlight, you will find our lights will cater to your needs.
  • Beam distance. This is an important aspect of hiking and trekking flashlights to consider as it determines the range of distance your light will be able to illuminate – which might be crucial for some trips. With various power levels and models, we provide some options that can shine up to 335 m in distance in power-mode.
  • Light options. We offer hiking and trekking flashlights that are equipped with emergency modes such as boost, S.O.S., strobe and more to make sure you have the ability to signal for help or communicate during your trip. Based on your intended use, you can pick a flashlight that has the set of light functions that fits your trip scenario best.
  • IP class. The flashlight’s IP class indicates whether the flashlight can withstand external factors such as water and dust, and if it does to what extent it can do that. Our range of flashlights has a variety of IP classes. Depending on what kind of scenarios your trip might involve, you can take that into account when choosing the best light for your hike or trek.

For more options that might come in handy on your trip, browse our collections of Sports Flashlights and Outdoor Flashlights

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good flashlight for hiking?

The best hiking flashlight will have some key elements: good run time, strong beam distance and multiple light functions. Long hikes will continue after the sun has set so the best flashlights for hiking at night should include emergency options such as SOS signaling and blink mode for attracting attention. While planning for a hike you will need to ensure your hiking flashlight is small and compact so you can include it in your gear with ease.

Why do you need a flashlight when hiking?

A hiking flashlight is essential on any hike, especially if you are heading deep into the wilderness or undertaking a multi-day hike. Not only will the light assist you in navigating in the dark, it can also provide emergency options to draw attention to you if you need help on your hike.

How many lumens do I need for hiking?

The ideal lumen output for the best hiking flashlights can vary according to the time of year and seasonal conditions. Typically, a 400 lumen hiking torch light should provide sufficient light for a hike. If there is heavy snow, fog, mist or extreme weather conditions, you may opt for a 1000 lumen flashlight.

Why are Ledlenser’s flashlights trusted by professional hikers?

Ledlenser flashlights are the preferred choice of professional hikers thanks to its superior engineering, sleek design and technical functions. Not only are Ledlenser flashlights user friendly, they provide solutions for conditions that hikers will and may face in the wild. Furthermore, each Ledlenser flashlight comes with a 7 year warranty.