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Looking for an outdoor gift idea, for that outdoor enthusiast in your life?  With a durable and waterproof housing, Cree technology LED light with a max output of 550 lumens, and a comfortable and adjustable head strap – look no further than the powerful Olympia EX550 Waterproof Headlamp.

While it goes without saying that the best gifts require thought but not a purchase, there are exceptions. It’s not the cost of those gifts that makes them so, but the value, particularly when it comes to gear for outdoorspeople.

I still have a folding knife my parents gave me in the early 1980s, for instance, as well as the fly rod I received a few years later. The backpack my wife gave me fits the mold, too. Each item is finely made, but more to the point they each enabled many of the outings and adventures I’ve been on since, and figure to be in my pocket, hand or on my back for years to come.

The Olympia RG850 I’ve been testing is a close cousin to my favorite outdoors gear, an item I’d feel comfortable relying on for its utility, build, durability and feel.

 SALT LAKE CITY- Outdoor Retailer Show Booth #PV3346 - July 30, 2014 – Olympia showcases its exclusive line of portable outdoor Power, Lighting and Communications products at the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Show. These products are designed with the outdoor enthusiast and the environment in mind. Olympia utilizes two “green energy” sources to power their high performance products.

Atlanta, GA December 3, 2013 – Olympia, a brand of quality products since 1903, introduces the RG series and the AD series of high-performance flashlights. Olympia flashlights offer the highest lumen output and features for the price point.