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[at-l] Hiking Poles/Sticks



At 08:11 PM 8/9/99 GMT, you wrote:
>There was/is an advantage of using hiking poles/sticks that I may have 
>missed but here goes.  When NOT using the sticks my hands seem to swell 
>quite abit.  When using them they did not swell much.. Any experiences with 
>this??
>-FP
>
I believe the root of the problem is your walking on your hands when not
using poles, hence they swell from the abuse;)
John O
http://www.monmouth.com/~johno/index.html
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