Category Archives: Trekking Poles

Fizan Compact Superlight Trekking Poles

A while back I picked up the new Yama Mountain Gear Cirriform SW tent.  However, after getting the tent, I realized that my favorite pair of trekking poles would not collapse short enough for me to use with this tent. … Continue reading

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Post Hike Gear Talk: GOLD Gear Lite Tarp, Poles & Cook Kit

I recently posted about a few items that David Gardner from GOLD Gear Lite sent me to use on my most recent hike. Those items were a solo tarp made from polycro, a pair of fixed-length carbon fiber trekking poles and … Continue reading

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GOLD Gear Polcryo Tarp, Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles & Fanatic Cook Kit

David Gardner is a long time backpacker who has recently started his own, small, cottage company called GOLD Gear (Gardner Outdoor Lightweight Design’s), in which he focuses on making ultralight weight backpacking gear. Some of the items that he is … Continue reading

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Gossamer Gear LT4 Trekking Pole Update

Just a few short weeks ago I posted my first review of the Gossamer Gear LT4 trekking poles, then on the very next hike I had some issues with them. I briefly spoke about these issues in a post hike … Continue reading

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Gossamer Gear LT4 Trekking Poles

My first set of trekking poles was a pair of $26 ($13/ea) Outdoor Product Flick-Lock poles from the local Wal-Mart. I was not sure if I even wanted/needed poles at that time, which is why I went with some less expensive poles, … Continue reading

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Leki CorkLite Aergon Speedlock Trekking Poles

I have been meaning to do a video on my trekking poles for a while, and finally got to it today while on a trip to Big Hill Pond State Park in Tennessee with the kids. Being that my daughter … Continue reading

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