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    REI Traverse Shocklight Trekking Poles - Pair

    The quiet REI Traverse Shocklight trekking poles provide stability and support so you hear the sounds of nature and not the clicks of your poles. See details

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    The quiet REI Traverse Shocklight trekking poles provide stability and support so you hear the sounds of nature and not the clicks of your poles.

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    The quiet REI Traverse Shocklight trekking poles provide stability and support so you hear the sounds of nature and not the clicks of your poles.

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    The quiet REI Traverse Shocklight trekking poles provide stability and support so you hear the sounds of nature and not the clicks of your poles.

    • Shock-absorbing poles reduce fatigue while improving stability; lockout mechanism creates a rigid pole when needed for more efficient climbing
    • Shocklight shock absorbers weigh less than common spring-loaded mechanisms and won't rattle within the shaft as you walk
    • Internal twist-lock mechanisms apply a wide area of pressure against pole walls to lock in length adjustment
    • With the Stop Lock system, poles won't come apart; system makes the pole sections into 1 unit for security and stability
    • Twist-locking pole sections let you tailor the length to fit your terrain: make them shorter for the way up, longer for the way down
    • Strong 7075-T6 aluminum, 3-section telescoping poles extend to a maximum length of 55.1 in. and compact to 27.5 in. for easy storage and transport
    • Soft EVA foam hand grips have an ergonomic, contoured shape that is easy to hold; adjustable padded neoprene wrist straps add support
    • Fitted with trekking discs and extra-durable tungsten carbide tips; included tip protectors are strictly for travel/packing protection, not intended for hiking


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    REI Traverse Shocklight Trekking Poles - Pair Specs
    Best use
    7075-T6 aluminum
    55.1 inches
    27.5 inches
    140 centimeters
    74 centimeters
    Twist lock
    1 lb. 2.5 oz.
    Shaft material
    Grip material
    Maximum length (in.)
    Minimum length (in.)
    Maximum length (cm)
    Minimum length (cm)
    Locking mechanism
    Shock absorbing
    Camera mount
    Weight per pair

    REI Traverse Shocklight Trekking Poles - Pair

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    REI Traverse Shocklight Trekking Poles - Pairis rated4.3333out of5by21.
    Rated2out of5byfromWill not stay lockedThought I'd give these a try after my Black Diamonds were laid to rest. The ability to change from shock absorption to lockout mode was appealing for the price. Problem is, they don't stay locked out even under normal conditions. They are also poor in snow - I am constantly re-tightening everything when snowshoeing. These poles are just kind of a pain.
    Date published: 2014-03-23
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesome polesThese poles made a world of difference in the trail I just hiked. I wouldn't have been able to make it past the first day without them due to all the rocks on the trail. They made the hills climbable and provided balance for the downward trek. I have no knee problems today, just foot pain from the rocks. I'll never hike without them again.
    Date published: 2013-10-30
    Rated5out of5byfromExcellent polesI use these just about everyday. They are quite strong able to hold up my 250lbs with no problems. These guys saved me from taking a few falls.
    Date published: 2013-10-28
    Rated4out of5byfromSo glad that I got theseI wanted to start excercising more. Getting outdoors and seeing nature. I got these because of many stories and articles that I've read on hiking, getting on trails,etc. They were on sale and they were all that was advertised. Great and helpful product. I came upon many times on my hikes that the trekking poles eased my walk and probably helped me from taking a tumble. Lightweight and easy to use. Love it! Thanks!
    Date published: 2013-09-27
    Rated4out of5byfromGood valueThese poles replaced a 12 year-old set of 2-piece REI snowshowing poles. Despite the 3-piece design, they're stronger and lighter than their predecessors. I am a big guy (about 220 lbs) and tall, and I have yet to feel any slippage at all of the locks. The only nit I have with the poles is the mounting for the snow baskets. These are not removable and can occasionally catch in a root or rock if the angle is just right, a problem that never occurred with friction-seated snow baskets on other poles.
    Date published: 2013-09-26
    Rated4out of5byfromVery good polesThese poles are great for the price. Be wary of getting dirt/debris in the sliding collars as it will be difficult to slide. Otherwise, the locking mechanisms do not slip under normal use, which I have seen as a problem on some other poles I've used.
    Date published: 2013-09-26
    Rated4out of5byfromFine sticks,be careful with adjustmentsMy first use of these poles, i was trying to retrieve my camp pot rolling down a creek, In my haste I overextended the upper adjustment to far and could not get it back on, thought I broke my brand new poles. My son worked on it a few minutes and was able to get it together and it worked fine. The upper lock adjustment is a little flimsy and you can and I did twist to far. But it all came back together and went up to Dusy Basin(8 mile hike one way) and back. The poles worked awesome. They are lightweight comfortable in the hands( no blisters) and very sturdy. First time using trekking poles on a hike and what a delight, I'll never hike again without them.
    Date published: 2013-09-12
    Rated5out of5byfromgood polesI bought these for my son. We took them on the Chilkoot trail this past summer. They handled the ruggedness of the trail, very well. No issues at all with these trekking poles
    Date published: 2013-09-11

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