How to Choose and Use Trekking Poles and Hiking Staffs
Learn how to shop for trekking poles: You'll consider weight, price, shock absorption, shaft construction and the type of grip.
Trekking poles improve your stability by providing support for hiking on all types of terrain. Key considerations as you shop for trekking poles:
Adjustable-length poles simplify finding the correct size:
Most poles are aluminum (sturdy but slightly heavier) or a carbon fiber composite (ultralight rather than ultra-strong, and slightly higher priced).
We carry top hiking pole brands like Black Diamond, Komperdell and Leki. Find your perfect set of hiking poles today.