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Rubber Tips for Trekking Poles: Why & What Kind to Consider

March 28, 2013 by  
Filed under DVD Updates, Gear, Pole Tips

Rubber tips are sold as optional accessories for trekking poles.  They’re NOT optional.   The travel tips that come with many poles (clear, orange or black plastic) are garbage – toss them out (or recycle them).   In many of this blog’s updates we describe how rubber tips improve performance, prevent joint strain, increase safety and enhance […]

Trekking Pole Troubles: How to fix poles that don’t tighten

The 2 most common problems people have with their poles are: “I’m unable (or afraid) to take my poles apart.” “My poles won’t tighten.” This post deals with #2. There are different kinds of mechanisms that hold the poles together and tight.    ALL are a SIMPLE FIX if you know how.  Many poles come with […]