trekking poles

Gear Galore

Gear Galore

If at first you buy the wrong gear, research and research some more. The first thing I wanted to do when I decided I was going to hike the AT...

Feb 27, 2017 : Jennifer Giddens
In Praise of Trekking Poles

In Praise of Trekking Poles

When I and my knees were years younger, I looked upon trekking poles as a toy of wealthy and wimpy hikers and backpackers, a status symbol suggesting that the person...

Dec 11, 2016 : John Edward Harris
The Advantages of Trekking Poles 101

The Advantages of Trekking Poles 101

Since the beginning of mankind, humans have been known to use forms of hand-held stabilization when travelling on foot over difficult terrain (the most common form being a contraption known

Mar 19, 2016 : Kyle O'Grady
Gear Review: Black Diamond’s Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Black Diamond’s Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Poles

Alpine Carbon trekking poles, I just couldn’t say no. These trekking poles are four-season poles. They can be used during the summer and during snowy winter adventures (hiking and snowshoeing).

Dec 19, 2015 : Madison Dragna