Leki Cressida Aergon Antishock SpeedLock

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Excellent hiking pole designed for women, great grips,…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $140

Summary

Excellent hiking pole designed for women, great grips, effective anti-shock.

Pros

  • Anti-shock works well
  • Forward angled grip is very ergonomic
  • Great strap lock system
  • Light and strong

My wife just switched over to these Woman's Leki Cressida Antishock trekking poles for daily hikes on the 2 lane country (asphalt) roads that surround our land.

I am now using the very similar Men's Leki Corklite Antishock trekking poles. The all cork grip on the Women's Leki Cressida is slightly softer and more hand friendly than the composite cork and rubber grip on the Men's Corklite pole.

The anti-shock system works exceptionally well, there is a light spongy feeling when you plant a pole, but the anti-shock doesn't seem to ever bottom out. It must offer progressive resistance or has a buffer at the bottom of the stroke, but however its anti-shock piston works, it works very well.

The lever style upper locks hold securely and I've never had one slip. The lower twist style locks are integrated into anti-shock system and hold fast when you twist them properly. According to Leki the twist style locks are significantly stronger than the lever style. The lever style locks are quicker to adjust than the twist style, but are not as strong. That said, they've never slipped.

The grips and straps are excellent and the strap adjustment system used by Leki is excellent. Not only is it fast and easy to adjust the straps, but it holds them in place when they are set. I've not seen another system like this, it's simple, it's excellent.

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With the Leki Cressida Antishock Trekking Poles you don't have to miss out on any fun on challenging hikes. A sporty trekking pole from the Lady line with a feminine design and the new innovative Speed Lock external adjustment system and the Super Lock with the SAS Lite spring system. The Aergon grip is designed for smaller hands, thereby providing maximum comfort.

- CampSaver.com

Free Shipping. Leki Women's Cressida Antishock Trekking Pole - Pair FEATURES of the Leki Women's Cressida Antishock Trekking Pole - Pair Exclusive Aergon Compact grip Hollow core construction to save weight Edgeless, rounded grip for comfortable gripping at all angles especially for in.Palmingin. on steeps Built in 8deg Positive Angle keeps wrist in neutral position and provides more efficient pole plants Security strap system that adjusts and secures strap adjustment without buckles in.No Bulkin. strap does not create an in.Over-Sizedin. grip; lined with quick drying wicking material for extra comfort Ultralite 16 mm / 14 mm / 12 mm HTS 6.5 Series Aluminum Shafts Adjustment range 64 - 125 cm Carbide Flextips with interchangeable basket system Combination SpeedLock (upper section) / Super Lock Soft Antishock (lower section) Thermo foam grip material (faux cork finish) for extra comfort, light weight and insulation in colder weather SPECIFICATIONS of the Leki Women's Cressida Antishock Trekking Pole - Pair Weight: 18.2 oz Length: 65-125 cm

- Moosejaw

LEKI Cressida Antishock Poles for WomenGet through rocky terrain with ease using the LEKI Cressida Antishock Poles for Women. This pair of trekking poles gives you the support and stability that you need when traversing steep slopes for long distances. Designed with Aergon thermo grip, it offers a more ergonomic design for control and support. The SpeedLock system on the upper section of each pole also ensures the hold on the pole adjustment is in place by using an integrated stainless steel pressure place that serves as a vise-like clamp. The Super Lock system on the lower section, on the other hand, provides a more secure adjustment hold with least amount of torque or hand strength required. Its Soft Antishock Lite system even absorbs impact before they reach your hand, making sure your hiking experience isn t as wearisome as it used to be. Venture for a more exciting backcountry touring with the LEKI Cressida Antishock Poles for Women.

- SunnySports

The women's Leki Cressida Aergon Antishock trekking poles help you float across rocky terrain and dance through dicey creek crossings with nimble ease. Lightweight Aergon Thermo grips feature an edgeless shape and a foam surface to maximize comfort and minimize hand fatigue. Positive Angle grips position the hands at an ergonomically correct angle for optimal swing efficiency and stress relief at wrists. Aluminum alloy allows thin shaft walls, providing a 20% reduction in swing weight without loss of strength. Soft Antishock Lite system is integrated into the lower shaft, so impacts are absorbed before they reach your wrists. Simple and fast, Speedlock external locking system adjustment requires little effort to securely lock pole sections into position. Delivering ultimate holding force, the Cressida Aergon trekking poles offer 300+ lbs. of locking force for aggressive use. 3-section telescoping poles extend from 25.5 - 49.25 in. Baskets provide extra support on soft terrain; interchangeable basket system allows baskets to be easily removed and replaced without special tools. Scratch-resistant surfaces and high polish lacquering protect your poles from abrasion. Durable carbide tip ends optimize grip on ice and rocks.

- REI

Grab the Leki Women's Cressida Aergon Speedlock Antishock Trekking Poles and head off into the sunset. These tech-savvy poles offer comfort backed by intuitive design, so you can focus on snapping the perfect photo instead of wondering why you're so sore and tired. Aluminum Alloy construction offers reduced weight without compromising strength, so you aren't dragging around more than you have to.

- Backcountry.com