Price Paid: $25
Wish I had this when my wife and I backpacked every year in Kings Canyon, CA. I had switched to a long rake handle at one time, but wound up with an 84cm. ice axe. Not too useful, but comforting.
The Leki has an excellent locking mechanism, and enables one to switch from "city hills" to trail type travel in only a couple of minute. Those with a weak grip will need help getting the rubber tip off. I particularly like the "cane style" slip-proof cork handle design on this model. And its compact folding makes transporting it a breeze.
It appears that the round "city" tip will last quite a long time. Now that I'm 65, and getting "balance-challenged", it was the perfect "stabilizing" device on the steep streets of Eureka Springs, Ark last year.
You won't be disappointed with this product.
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Wander Europe's backcountry and farmlands with your friends and other wanderers with Leki's Wanderfreund AergoMED Trekking Pole. One single trekking pole included.
Key Features of the LEKI WanderFreund PoleAergoMED gripSuper Lock systemPerformance basketUniversal carbide tipUltra sonic finishLEKI WanderFreund PoleTackle the great outdoors with the LEKI WanderFreund Pole. It's the perfect hiking or trekking accessory to support your every step and keep you stable on steep slopes and uneven terrains. Not only does it give you the balance footing you need on downhill or uphill hikes, it also reduces the amount of stress on your legs and joints. The AergoMED grip lets you hold on to the pole firmly and comfortably. The shaft, on the other hand, can be extended from 22.8 in. to 47.2 in. to suit your height and the terrain. The shaft also includes a Super Lock System that secures the adjusted length with a holding force of up to 140 kg. and a soft anti-shock system that utilizes innersprings to cushion the pole's impact to the ground. At the end of the pole is a universal carbide tip so you get better traction on the ground. And to prevent the tip from getting caught in rock crevices and from sinking too far in soft ground, it is designed with a performance basket. Explore the great outdoors with the LEKI WanderFreund Pole.
Free Shipping. Leki Wanderfreund Trekking Poles DECENT FEATURES of the Leki Wanderfreund 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 58 - 120 cm The SPECS of the Leki Wanderfreund Trekking Poles Weight: 9.1 oz Length: 58-120 cm
Description Of Leki Wanderfreund Speedlock Trekking CaneLEKI, the worlds leading manufacturer of ski, hiking and trekking poles had its start in Kircheim, Germany as a hobby of its founder, Karl Lenhart, an airframe mechanic and avid skier. Lenhart believed aluminum would make a superior ski pole compared to the heavy steel models available in the late 1940s. After successfully creating light- weight poles for his friends, in 1954, the hobby became a full time business. Be the pimpest pimp on the trail this year with Lekis Wanderfreund German for pimp and show those other players they cant work your turf the woods.FeaturesAergoMED GripSpeedLock Locking SystemPerformance BasketUniversal Carbide TipUltra Sonic FinishWeight 10.1 oz, Length 58-120 cmShaft material AluminumGrip material RubberAdjustable poles YesMaximum length in. 47.25 inchesMinimum length in. 24.4 inches
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