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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
doesn't.

OrangeBug
Atlanta, GA

CHoover241@aol.com wrote:
> 
> 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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