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Easton Mountain Products CTR-70 Trekking Poles Review
Does a bigger diameter result in stronger poles, and what's the weight trade-off?
By Backpacking Light
Easton Mountain Products have been making trekking poles since 2008 and introduced the three-piece adjustable CTR-70 trekking poles in 2010. The long-time carbon fiber tent-pole maker's effort boasts some of the category's largest diameter carbon fiber shafts that should equate to very strong poles. Does the equation actually pencil out, and what kind of trade-offs does this mean for weight conscious backpackers?
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