Archives for November 2011

How to Choose Trekking Poles

Learn how to choose trekking poles based on your hiking style, body type & how you plan to use them. Learn from my experience of hiking over 500 miles per year. My wife and I spent HOURS in REI, trying to figure out the right hiking poles to meet our needs. Now it’s time for […]

Comparison of Casual vs Mountaineering Hiking Poles

What are the best trekking poles? Depends on how your knees are & how you want to use them (casual hiking, mountaineering?) Read my advice to learn more. My wife and I spent a few hours in REI, examining the best hiking poles, discussing how we hike, and navigating the mess ourselves. So, I wrote […]