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    REI Traverse Trekking Poles - Pair

    The REI Traverse trekking poles offer stability and steady traction on the trail as well as ice and rock surfaces. See details

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    The REI Traverse trekking poles offer stability and steady traction on the trail as well as ice and rock surfaces.

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    The REI Traverse trekking poles offer stability and steady traction on the trail as well as ice and rock surfaces.

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    The REI Traverse trekking poles offer stability and steady traction on the trail as well as ice and rock surfaces.

    • Strong, 3-section 7075-T6 aluminum alloy shafts extend to 55 in. and compact to 27 in. to fit on your pack
    • DuoLock™ internal twisting locking mechanisms apply a wide area of pressure against pole walls to lock in length adjustment
    • With the Stop Lock system, pole sections lock into a single unit for security and stability and won't come apart
    • Soft EVA foam hand grips have an ergonomic, contoured shape and are easy to hold; adjustable padded neoprene wrist straps add support
    • Poles are fitted with extra-durable tungsten carbide tips; trekking baskets promote stability on soft terrain and easily twist on and off

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    REI Traverse Trekking Poles - Pair Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Hiking
    7075-T6 Aluminum
    Foam
    Yes
    55.1 inches
    27.2 inches
    140 centimeters
    69 centimeters
    Twist lock
    No
    No
    1 lb. 1.2 oz. ounces
    Unisex
    Shaft material
    Grip material
    Adjustable
    Maximum length (in.)
    Minimum length (in.)
    Maximum length (cm)
    Minimum length (cm)
    Locking mechanism
    Shock absorbing
    Camera mount
    Weight per pair
    Gender

    REI Traverse Trekking Poles - Pair

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    REI Traverse Trekking Poles - Pairis rated4.0out of5by13.
    Rated5out of5byfromVery Good Trekking PolesFirst used these trekking poles on a long weekend hiking trip in the north Georgia mountains. I did quite a bit of hiking that weekend and the REI TRAVERSE trekking poles were fantastic. I had always just used a walking stick and never had the benefit of real trekking poles. I was really impressed with how much better the hike was with my new poles. There were some serious incline in sections of the trail throughout the weekend and the Traverse poles made it a lot easier on my body, and mind haha. The grips are very soft and although my hands did start to get a little chafed, there were no blisters whatsoever. And that is after almost 20 miles in two days!
    Date published: 2014-02-27
    Rated5out of5byfromAmazing tramping polesThese were key when doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand. I would have been blown off the mountain without them. They were easy to pack, adjust and use. They are great for the beginner and well worth the price. If I were an avid hiker I might consider something lighter as it's all about weight when hiking, but they were PERFECT for what we used them for.
    Date published: 2014-02-20
    Rated4out of5byfromPerfect for the moneyDo not extend poles beyond extension mark. I broke one pole because I did this. REI took it back no questions. My first real hike through 55 miles of Canyons, would have been difficult without poles.
    Date published: 2014-01-23
    Rated4out of5byfromGonna get another pair !Our first hiking poles, and these have been great. We've been sharing them, with each of us using one of the poles, but we've decided to get another pair. We will probably buy another pair of these!
    Date published: 2013-10-09
    Rated4out of5byfromNiceThese poles work as advertized. They are comfortable and durable. They set up easily. I liked 'em so much I got a pair for the wife. She loves them. They make a big difference on our aging knees when going up and (especially) down.
    Date published: 2013-09-28
    Rated1out of5byfromMalfunctioned on first useI took these on a fifty-miler backpacking trip, and within the first day I noticed that the second extension on both poles wouldn't extend any further then six inches. I had checked them before I left and they were in perfect condition. On one of the poles I could see an internal piece that was working its way out. I also noticed that one of the poles rattled when I planted it in the ground.
    Date published: 2013-09-04
    Rated4out of5byfromSolid 4 stars.After purchasing these poles despite receiving advice in favor of more top-of-the-line models from an in-store employee as well as my fellow online commenters, I have been very satisfied with this set of poles. It was easy to adjust them to the correct length, and after a few miles of use I was getting the hang of using them comfortably. They held up very well on the 4 night backpacking trip up to Marmot Pass I took recently. I was able to really lean on them, and they held up my 185 lbs without any hint of slipping. The only negative I could give about these poles is that one of them makes a slightly annoying buzz or rattle when planted on the ground. The other one does not make it, and it's only one of them. It's not loud, but it's consistent, and I would prefer to have something that didn't make extraneous noises as I'm trekking through the beautiful natural spaces we all enjoy so much. Overall, these poles meet my needs, and I am hopeful that I will figure out a way to keep the one from rattling.
    Date published: 2013-08-28
    Rated4out of5byfromREI Trekking PolesRecently purchased these telescoping trekking poles from REI and was impressed with their performance. Took them on a 3 day backpacking trip to the Velma lakes in Desolation Wilderness. They were still a little long when telescoped down as far as they would go and strapped to my pack. But once they were off my pack and in use...i fell in love. Easy to telescope out to the desired height with just a few quick turns of the pole. Locking mechanism worked well. They proved to be very supportive on steep trails. Saved my knees on the steep downhills. Large handgrips were comfortable. I never felt like the poles were flimsy or in danger of collapsing. Overall, a durable and useful product.
    Date published: 2013-08-07

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