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How to Fix Trekking Poles that Won’t Stay Locked

I’ve always had problems with trekking poles that have an internal locking mechanism because I could never figure out how to fix them when they started to slip. It got so bad, that I gave up on them for many years and only used poles with external flicks locks like Black Diamond’s Trail Trekking Poles. [...]
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Pacerpole “Posture Poles”

Fitness / Hiking : Section Hiker (11 months ago)

I use trekking poles  made by a British company called Pacerpole that have a unique hand grip which is tilted at a 45 degree angle instead of the vertical cross-country-style ski pole grip you find on other trekking poles. Pacerpole... Read Post

Reader Poll: Do You Use Trekking Pole Straps?

Fitness / Hiking : Section Hiker (last year)

Whenever I get a new pair of trekking poles, the first thing I do is to cut off the straps. I don’t like them. And while I use trekking poles religiously, I don’t like the feeling of having my hand trapped in a strap if I fall becau... Read Post

MSR SureLock TR-3 Trekking Poles

Fitness / Hiking : Section Hiker (2 years ago)

MSR Surelock TR-3 Trekking Poles are lightweight aluminum trekking and snowshoeing poles with a unique trigger-release mechanism that makes them easy to adjust without stopping or taking off your gloves in winter. This is useful for... Read Post


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