This podcast dives into the science to answer the question: are trekking poles worth the weight?
This lightweight trekking poles gear guide discusses the scientific justification for/against poles, and features reviews of 14 models.
Gear Availability Many of these products will be available in Spring ’04. Some are being released in Fall ’03 (as early as September) and a few are available now or in the next few weeks. Please contact the manufacturer directly (let ’em know you heard about their products here!) for more precise product release dates […]
Introduction The Overland Carbon trekking pole from MSR is an all-carbon, non-spring-loaded, 3-section trekking pole designed for backpacking and marketed in particular to ultralight hikers. This review focuses on the performance of the poles over a two-year period and approximately 1,500 miles of hiking. About the Poles The Overland Carbon trekking poles are made with […]