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Re: [at-l] Poles
Good points that the cheaper REI poles also share (although I've never
attempted to crush my poles with a car). One potential benefit of the
Leki's - I understand they have a screw attachment for a camera. REI
> I have Leki Super Malakus. I used to use ski poles. As far as I have noticed
> so far , there are 4 advantages to justify the cost. Anyone else have more?
> 1. I love being able to change the length of the poles. I feel so much safer
> going down with them this way.
> 2. I can shorten them up and they fit perfect on the sides of my pack when
> travelling by train to the trail.
> 3. They are really tough and I do clear trail with them. As a matter of
> fact, because of extreme stupidity on my part, I actually ran over them with
> my car and absolutely no damage occurred.
> 4. I slipped on wet rocks near the edge of a cliff and they stopped me from
> sliding. Great tips.
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