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[at-l] Hiking Poles/Sticks
- Subject: [at-l] Hiking Poles/Sticks
- From: "Lynn Setzer" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 8 Aug 1999 12:06:28 -0400
Gee whiz, I know we've been through this, but now it's my time to ask
For the first time ever, the Knee Gods decided to wreak havoc upon me -- I
seriously considered scooting on my arse for the last mile but decided
instead just to cuss every step -- so I guess it's time to consider hiking
sticks and poles. I welcome any advice/opinion any of you care to serve up.
My basic questions are:
** are two poles *really* better than one?
** is a regular, ole, wooden stick not as good as a hi-tech hiking pole?
** is there anything to think about concerning the difference in handles?
Wrist straps? Other features?
Seems that I recall someone on the list swearing by a bamboo hiking stick.
Thanks, everyone (she said as she hobbled away from the PC).
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