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

I am obviously now a trekking pole convert. I rarely hit the trail without them.

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

The Advantages of Trekking Poles 101

Are you getting the most out of yourself while backpacking? Trekking poles provide important advantages to hikers, regardless of age, physique, or joint strength.

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

Trekking poles can make hiking and trekking easier and more efficient if used with proper technique. I rarely hike without my trekking poles, no matter if the terrain is flat...

Dec 19, 2015 : Madison Dragna