Sunday, April 14, 2024
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FOCUS: Three packable walking poles for travel


Hikers and walkers will love these collapsible walking poles that fold-up for easy stowing in cabin baggage

Leki Wanderfreund

Weighing just 289g each and expanding from 65cm to 135 cm, the Wanderfreund have Carbide Flextips for excellent grip on rock and ice. However, they don’t collapse down into three sections as others do.Leki Wanderfreund

Black Diamond Distance Carbon FLZ

Stretching from 120cm to 140cm when in one piece, these super-light carbon trekking poles fold into three sections measuring 40cm. Weighing 365g (and available in smaller sizes), a FlickLock Pro system makes them easy to construct securely. Black Diamond Distance Carbon FLZ Trekking Poles

Leki Micro Vario Titanium

Perfect for vacations featuring the occasional trek, or for trail running, the aluminium shafts of these poles weigh 432g and pack down to a 38cm for easy stowing in an included red nylon mesh carry bag. Leki Micro Vario Titanium