Poles

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sam123
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Joined: Thu May 12, 2016 10:26 pm

Poles

Postby sam123 » Thu May 12, 2016 10:43 pm

Does anyone use hiking poles? What kind of terrain do you like using them?

dsmythe
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Joined: Fri May 06, 2016 2:21 pm

Re: Poles

Postby dsmythe » Fri May 13, 2016 10:47 am

I only recently started hiking with poles because I found they gave me a lot more support on steep trails during the descent. I only carry them on some of the steeper trails and first tried them when I went to Panorama Ridge 2 years ago and found they really helped when coming down the loose rock near the top. I forget the brand but the ones I have are very light and fold down so I can just hook them onto my backpack and use them only when I need to.

I'm happy with them.


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