Leki Micro Vario Carbon

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The Leki Micro Vario Carbon trekking poles are compact…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $144


The Leki Micro Vario Carbon trekking poles are compact when folded, lightweight and have excellent grips/straps. They are great for traveling when you need to pack them in luggage.


  • Compact when folded
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent grips and straps


  • none

I have owned a pair of Black Diamond Distance FL trekking poles for more than two years and also have a pair of Leki Carbonlite AS XL trekking poles.

What I like about the Distance FL poles is their compact size when folded which makes them easy to pack and transport in luggage when flying.  What I like about the Carbonlite poles is the Aergon grip and shock absorbtion. 

I bought the Leki Micro Vario Carbon poles to get the best of both worlds. They are nearly as compact as the Distance FL poles but have the excellent Leki Aergon grip and straps. They are not shock absorbing, but I'm willing to trade that for the weight savings. 

I'm really pleased with the Micro Vario Carbon poles and plan to sell the Distance FL poles. However, I'll probably hang on to the Carbonlite AS XL poles for those times when I want shock absorbing poles.

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Perfect for trail running and for short hikes and treks, the women's Leki Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Poles weigh next to nothing and collapse down to a mere 15 in.


On Sale. Free Shipping. Leki Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Pole - Pair FEATURES of the Leki Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Pole Aergon Thermo Extended Grip Push button lock Speed Lock for adjustment Includes red nylon mesh carry bag SPECIFICATIONS of the Leki Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Pole 15in. pack size 100% HM Carbon Shaft Adjustment Length: 110 - 130 cm Weight: per pair: 16.8 oz

- Moosejaw

If you're in the market for a super-lightweight, multi-functional, and compact set of trekking poles for trail runs, day hikes, or backpacking trips, look no further than the Leki Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Poles.


Take your hiking adventures to the next level with these superlight carbon fiber hiking poles. They will ease some of the wear and tear on your joints as you hike. Fully adjustable from 110 to 130 cm, they pack down to 38 cm with an easy-to-use push-button release mechanism. Specialized Aergon Thermo extended grip and locking security strap ensure comfort and fatigue prevention. Carbide tip. Trekking basket. Imported. Weight 16.8 oz. per pair. Length 110-130 cm. Packed size 15" (38 cm).

- L.L.Bean

LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Poles (pair)The LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Poles (pair) are the versatile outdoor trekking gear, for those who love their winter adventures. They are made from lightweight carbon fiber, which keeps the weight of the poles down for increased mobility. Speed lock system secures the pole sections in place for quick and easy adjustments, while you re on the move. Aergon grips provide a soft, slip-free handhold that is backed by padded straps for extra comfort and come with a quick release function for safety in emergencies. Its push button system lets you collapse these poles swiftly to just 15 in. and easily pack them into your luggage. There are carbon sleeves which connect the pole sections securely and a hardened carbide tip further ensures an exceptional grip, even on icy terrain. For an adventure-filled weekend out on the slopes, trust the LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Poles (pair) to get you there and back safe and sound.

- SunnySports