Leki Super Micro
Price Paid: $49.95
I have both, the Wanderfruend AS and the Super Micro. For hiking, the Wanderfruend is almost perfect for a single pole, especially going downhill. The anti-shock system helps to reduce stress on your arm and shoulders as well as your knees. I also like the medi grip handle better than the plan one of the Super Micro. The only advantage of the younger brother is it's compact. I like to take it on overseas trip because it can be easily packed in my lugguage bag.
If you don't mind spending a few minutes stripping than the Wanderfreund AS, or in my case, too many sticks around the house; go with the bigger brother. Nowadays, as my knees are getting old, I am taking the Wanderfruend on all trips because I am getting used to the stripping process.
Price Paid: $49.95
I bought this for my wife several months ago. When compared against the bigger brother (Leki Wanderfaund AS), it's much more compact but inferior.
First, no antishock system. Second, the grip is not as comfortable, especially on a longer walk.
It's a great product, but I think the bigger brother is better.
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Free Shipping. Leki Super Micro Trekking Poles DECENT FEATURES of the Leki Super Micro Trekking Poles Ultralite 16 mm / 14 mm / 12 mm HTS 6.5 Series Aluminum Shafts AergoMED grip incorporates hollow construction of Aergon grip for weight reduction; rounded shape for comfort during maximum load bearing Soft rubber surface for secure gripping and comfort Super Lock System - strongest locking system in the world (TUV) Carbide Flextip with vulcanized rubber tip for secure use indoors or on pavement Adjusts 46 - 90 cm The SPECS of the Leki Super Micro Trekking Poles Weight: 7.8 oz Length: 46-90 cm
For trekkers and travelers who want trekking poles but can't sacrifice space, the Super Micro from Leki is the perfect solution. This walking pole collapses down to an incredible 45 cm, making it easy to pack in a bag or luggage. The carbide flex tip and rubber pad offer a generous amount of grip on a variety of surfaces and the soft hand grip can be held like a traditional trekking pole or like a cane. PRODUCT FEATURES: Single Pole 18/16/14 mm aluminum of high tensile strength Aergomed grip with cord strap Super Lock system Carbide flex tip with rubber pad Ultra sonic finish Length: 45-90 cm
- Appalachian Outdoors
Like the name suggests, this cane style pole compacts down super small, to a mere 18" for easy packing in luggage, brief case or carry bag. Yet there is enough adjustment range to provide support for walkers up to 6' tall. Perfect for city strolling, museum tours, groomed trails or everyday support and stability. 3-section, 7075 Series heat-treated Aluminum shaft adjusts from 46-90cm (18"-35"). Super Lock System allows the pole length to be adjusted with the least amount of torque (hand strength) and offers the most secure "hold" of any other pole locking system. The carbide flextips are replaceable and offer the most secure hold on any terrain and surface. Includes rubber tip attachment for use indoors and on pavement (rubber tips removes easily as carbide tip should be exposed for trail use). Color: Black. Pack Length: 18". Weight: 7.8 oz. Import. AERGOMED Grip: has the same features as the Aergon Grip (air + ergonomics) plus it provides a large, comfortable support for the palm for maximum load bearing. It is one of the latest pole innovations offered by Leki. The revolutionary, edgeless outer shape can either be palmed or held traditionally, for a variety of gripping options. A rubberized and dimpled top provides a comfortable, textured grip and a large support area on top of the grip for a secure hold. Includes integrated security wrist strap. Developed in cooperation with professional mountain guides.Super Lock System (SLS): the strongest pole locking system available as tested and certified by TUV (International Compliance Management); secure adjustment hold with the least amount of torque (hand strength required) offers secure, reliable support; up to 6x more secure than other locking systems.Carbide Flextips: concave, cylindrical tips offer secure hold on all terrain and surfaces; Carbide is extremely hard and durable; entire tip ferrule (Flextip) is replaceable.Rubber Tip Attachment: easily attaches / removes from carbide Flextip; meant for use indoors or on pavement only. Remove tip to expose carbide tip for use on trails.Interchangeable Basket System: baskets easily thread on and off; different size basket options allow poles to be customized for all seasons, all activities (trekking, snowshoe, backcountry touring, etc.Baskets are optional and are NOT included.
The Leki Super Micro Trekking Pole features auto strap, classic expander lock system, triple spring antishock system.