Leki Makalu Antishock

2 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   0
3-star:   1
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Reviews

0

These poles are light and comfortable. The biggest…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $100

These poles are light and comfortable. The biggest drawback - I did not find the locking element very reliable. Basically the pole collapses whenever more weight is put on it - e.g. when you need it the most.

The locking element is not easy to engage again after it has collapsed. Often I have to disassemble the pole and play with it so that it engages. This is not a good situation to be if you are in the middle of a steep ground and have to jiggle your balance while trying to make the poles work.

Overall I was expecting more from Leki made poles.

0

Great poles! Light enough without going crazy, comfortable…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $85

Great poles! Light enough without going crazy, comfortable hand grips, good anti-shock, strong and stable. The hand straps even have soft cloth on the inside to prevent chaffing when not using gloves.

Leki Makalu Antishock

Discontinued

The Makalu Antishock has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$51.07 - $119.95

The Leki Makalu Antishock is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 9, 2010 at OMCgear.

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