Gloworm is a New Zealand company making high-end LED lights. The more light you have the faster you can ski since you have more time to react to whats coming at you. With Gloworm's Alpha and X2 headlamps you can get all the light you need at the press of a button.
Alpha - 1200 Lumens - The kit includes 2 interchangable optics: Spot/Flood, and Spot/Wide. There are also 2 programmable modes (Trail and Commuter) and 3 Special modes (Flash, Emergency Strobe, and Dim). This tiny unit includes the same low-profile, quick-release helmet mount as a GoPro Hero camera, a bar mount, and a headstrap option if the previous two don't suit your fancy (sold seperately).
X2 - 1700 Lumens - This Lightset has the same 2 interchangeable optics, 2 programmable modes, and 3 special modes as the Alpha. It features a wireless TX remote, battery mounted fuel guage, and overheat/overcharge protection. The light comes with the same quick-release helmet mount (ala GoPro) as the Alpha, as well as the bar mount. A convenient headstrap is sold seperately.
|Charging Time||Alpha 4hrs
|Lumens||Alpha 1200 lumens
X2 1700 lumens
|Battery Life||Alpha 2hrs full power (with 2 cell battery)
X2 3hrs full power (with included 4 cell battery)
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||Night racing, Dawn patrols, Anytime you want to see better in the dark|
|Notes||Multiple mounting brackets available.
Light setting customizable.
|Bottom Line||Turn night into daylight|