Equipped with a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED and rated at 1000 lumens, the Nitecore HC30 is a bright yet lightweight headlamp. It can reach as far as 177 yards in distance while still offering 100 degrees of beam illumination to enable full visibility of surroundings. It is ruggedly built and adjustable with five brightness outputs and three special modes. You can swivel 90 degrees upward or downward or detach it from the nylon headband to carry. It is great for hiking, climbing, camping, and general outdoor recreation. This is one powerful, compact yet versatile headlamp / flashlight you want to own.