Regular use of the Leki Trail anti-shock trekking poles

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Happy Footslogger from Appalachian mountains, NC on Tuesday, February 16, 2016
I have used a similar pair ( the Makalu ) for prob twenty years and they have been bulletproof. The current rating of the Trail anti-shock poles is by my wife. On several Appalachian mountain hikes with some pretty tricky footing and significant grades, my wife quickly found the poles essential.
She profited both from their stabilizing assist and in their help with a little extra horsepower while climbing. Prior to the Leki Trails she refused to use anything other than a hiking stick. As she now says " the Leki's are part of my new reality" she has had no problems with grips, straps, and adjustments, and thinks she is appreciating some of the anti-shock feature.
Previous Review “Nice poles, but they take way too long to adjust the length”
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