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Re: [at-l] Hiking poles



what about Paddy's gear?
http://hometown.aol.com/paddysgear
Coosa

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>Sierra Trading Post is always lighter on the pocketbook (or purse, as we
>called it in Mississippi).  That's where I got mine.  :^)  Leslie
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: DaRedhead@aol.com <DaRedhead@aol.com>
>To: at-l@backcountry.net <at-l@backcountry.net>
>Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2000 8:35 AM
>Subject: [at-l] Hiking poles
>
>
>>The friend I'm taking on a dayhike this weekend is concerned about her
>knees.  (When we did a section into Damascus, one of them swelled up and
was
>so painful that her son had to hike back up to the top of the Trail to get
>her pack) She is a runner, but apparently the two things are different :)
>That was her one experience on the Trail - in fact, that may have been two
>years ago??  Wow.  Anyway.  She's ready to try it again - a dayhike first
>before she staps on a pack again. She questioned me about my Leki's, and
>seems inclined to want to try hiking poles.  So - here's an actual gear
>question.  She doesn't want to shell out the money for high end Leki's, but
>she does want a pair of real hiking poles, not just a stick or a cane or
>anything.  Is there another comparable hiking pole out there that is a
>little easier on the pocketbook?
>>
>>Thanks in advance -
>>
>>The Redhead (thinking the Teletubbies need a JanSport like mine . . .) :)
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