trekking poles

𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗸𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝗼𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗹𝘆?

  1.  Uphill: Poles should be shortened to a length which allow them to be planted in front of you.
  2.  Downhill: Poles should be extended to a length which allows you to maintain an upright position.
  3. Flat: Arms should be bent at 90° with poles adjusted to this height.
  4. Contouring: Uphill pole is shorter than downhill pole giving support on either side of the body.
how to use Trekking poles correctly
how to use Trekking poles correctly

𝗪𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗸𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝗼𝗹𝗲 𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗸𝗲𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝘂𝘀𝗲?

  1. Tungsten Carbide Tip: General use for dirt and gravel.
  2. Boot and Small Tip: For indoor use and hard or slippery surfaces.
  3. Snow Baskets: For winter hiking and snowshoeing.
  4. Mud Baskets: For mud, sand and other soft surfaces