I don’t use hiking poles …

… but if I did get some, I’d buy the comparatively expensive Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z.

Click PLAY or watch a review on YouTube.

That’s based on the best review of hiking poles I’ve ever seen:

LIGHTWEIGHT TREKKING POLES: GEAR GUIDE

At age-61 I still prefer to keep my hands free on the trail. But someday I’ll start using poles.

One thought on “I don’t use hiking poles …

  1. On a recent trek on Scotland’s West Highland Way I would have been in serious trouble had I not had my trekking poles. Between the very poor and unmaintained rough trails, and the wet weather, the poles prevent numerous falls.

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