The Best Hiking Poles

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What are the best hiking or trekking poles?

The Best Hiking Poles

The best hiking poles fit your body and make your hike seem more comfortable. Some people are completely happy with a sturdy wooden pole they cut themselves, while others choose the best adjustable trekking poles money can buy.

In the winter, the best hiking poles include a basket to keep the pole from sinking into the snow. Telescoping poles are easier to stow and carry when you don't need a pole, but they are not as strong as single-unit hiking poles.

The best trekking poles should have straps that help you hold the pole in case you lose your grip, and a replaceable tip so you can add a new tip when the original wears out. Buy the best hiking poles you can afford for years of stress-free hiking!



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