Komperdell Carbon Approach Vario 4 Compact Trekking Poles

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Overview

About Komperdell Carbon Approach Vario 4 Compact Trekking Poles

Closeouts. Ideal for through-hikers and space-conscious adventurers, Komperdell Carbon Approach Vario 4 trekking poles offer superior strength in an ultralight, foldable design.

Specs

Specs about Komperdell Carbon Approach Vario 4 Compact Trekking Poles

  • Number of sections: 4
  • Adjustable: Yes
  • Lock mechanism: Power Lock II
  • Length: 17.7" (45cm) to 49-1/2" (125.7cm)
  • Basket type: Trekking
  • Tip material: Carbide
  • Single/Pair: Pair
  • Shaft material: Carbon composite
  • Handle material: Foam grip
  • Weight: 12.4 oz.
  • Made in Austria
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4.312500 5 Overall Rating: 4.3 Based on 16 reviews

Most Helpful 5-Star Review

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Anne from AZ on Thursday, November 10, 2016
Have used these for 4 hikes now. The 6 oz weight per pole is so much lighter than my former 11 oz poles. Please note that this has limited adjustability - fine for me as I use 105-110 for hiking and 110-115 cm for my tarp tent support. I have mixed feelings about the fold up vs. collapsible desig... Read More
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  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Anne from AZ on Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Have used these for 4 hikes now. The 6 oz weight per pole is so much lighter than my former 11 oz poles. Please note that this has limited adjustability - fine for me as I use 105-110 for hiking and 110-115 cm for my tarp tent support. I have mixed feelings about the fold up vs. collapsible design but so far have no complaints.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Olderthandirt from Asheville NC on Friday, October 21, 2016
    Bought these and the Komperdell Pure Carbon poles that were much less expensive. Holding one of each in your hands the weight difference was quite noticeable. The Pure Carbons are only about 2" longer when broken down, and fit easily in my carry-on. And even though I'm one of those people who tends to think that more expensive means better, I sent back these Vario 4's and kept the Carbons.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Andy Nunyer from New Texas on Thursday, October 20, 2016
    This is the first and only time I have ever been disappointed in STP. Not a major issue, the poles will perform just fine.
    The poles we received are not the color of the ones pictured. It was important, not critical.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by DCMLAW from Corte Madera CA on Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    These appear to be very well made light poles. Many trekking poles will not collapse to a length that you take on board a commercial flight. These unscrew and fold like tent poles to about 15". When the poles arrive, make sure to test whether you can unscrew the lowest section. I had to return twice until I got a pair that I could unscrew as there must have been a manufacturing error that over-tightened one pole each on each shipment.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Fathomthat from Central Illinois on Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    Purchased specifically for my wife and I chose Komperdell because the poles I've used for 100s of miles have not failed. These have a twist design that allow for compact breakdown and tilting baskets.

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About Komperdell

More and more people are discovering the benefits of hiking with poles, and Komperdell of Austria manufactures some of the lightest, most technically advanced poles on the market. Designed for trekking, touring and Nordic walking, Komperdell poles not only stabilize your footing on the trail, but relieve pressure on joints and use 21% less energy, so you have more stamina for the journey. Made of feather-light aluminum alloys with tough carbide tips, Komperdell poles come in a variety of packable configurations, some with advanced shock-absorption technology, and feature super-comfortable grips, removable baskets and padded buckle-less straps.