Petzl REACTIK+ Awarded Runner’s World Gear of the Year

December 6, 2016

The award acknowledges Petzl’s innovation in design, technology and performance for the REACTIK+ headlamp

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 6, 2016) — The Petzl REACTIK+ headlamp earned a prestigious Gear of the Year award from Runner’s World for its innovative design and intelligent smartphone application.

The headlamp debuts Petzl’s new smartphone application, MyPetzl Light. The app provides users with real-time battery life data, customize lighting profiles for specific activities and adjust brightness on the go. Morse code light signals provide added security in emergency situations.

The Bluetooth-enabled headlamp boasts 300 lumens and Petzl’s unique REACTIVE Lighting technology where a sensor automatically adjusts the beam’s brightness and width in direct correlation to the environment at hand.

The REACTIK+’s powerful, intuitive beam offers sustained brightness through the most strenuous of activities, while also aiding your everyday urban and trailside adventures with multi-beam and red lighting options. The micro-USB rechargeable lamp also hosts a two-part headband for optimal positioning during dynamic activities. It costs $109.95 and is available now at retail.

“Petzl was determined to create a smart headlamp that provides users with essential data and customizable lighting profiles for on the trail and the road,” said David Hugar, marketing director for Petzl. “We designed this headlamp with runners top of mind and we’re thrilled Runner’s World is happy with the results.”


For over 40 years, Petzl has developed innovative tools and techniques used by those who work and play in the vertical world. Today, the Petzl brand is closely associated with adventure, exploration, rescue, and many notable exploits in the worlds of rock climbing, caving, and alpinism. In the professional market, Petzl is a world leader in work at height, fire and rescue, and tactical equipment and techniques. A family-owned business, Petzl is committed not only to quality and innovation, but also to giving back to the communities that have made us so successful. For more information, visit www.petzl.com/.

Christina Erb LoVullo
Verde Brand Communications
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