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Re: [pct-l] Trekking Poles?
I've had telescoping Leki poles (and a couple other brands when I have
forgotten the Lekis) on a wide variety of trips over the past 5 or so
years. Sometimes I don't tighten them as far as they should be tightened
and the pole will collapse a little over the course of a day, but I've
never had a catastrophic collapse. I managed to bend one once last fall
by falling on a rock and catching the pole between two rocks and landing
partly on it. The rocks acted like a vise and my weight came down and
bent it slightly. I straight pole woul dhave bent too (and by tale bone
was sore for weeks after).
I do adjust them from time to time as the terrain changes. That can be
** Ken **
On 1/9/2000 12:53 PM Owen Kittredge email@example.com wrote:
>Speaking of trekking pole does anyone have any information on how well the
>adjustable types holdup? Do they break? Do they collapse at the wrong time?
** Kenneth Knight Web Design, IT Consultant, Software Engineer **
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