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Walking and Trekking Poles

Poles aren't just for people with dodgy knees or poor walking technique. Walking poles help you walk and run better; they improve balance on uneven ground and can reduce the impact on your legs, knees, ankles and feet by up to 40%. They help you carry a heavy rucksack which is something every backpacker appreciates. They improve your rhythm so you can go faster. We developed the best lightweight trekking poles for support, weight, strength, comfort and ease-of-adjustment whether you are hillwalking, alpine trekking or running an ultra.

For more information on using poles read our guide to How To Use Trekking Poles

Shox Comfort Single

Shox Comfort Single

Single modern sprung grip 3 section snaplock walking pole with built in shock absorbing handle to help reduce fatigue on the trail.

£21.00
Compact Ultra II

Compact Ultra II Single

Compact rucksack friendly trekking pole weighing in at just 275 g, with hand straps and a tungsten tip for extra grippiness

£21.00
CarbonLong Singles - Lightweight long carbon fibre pole for long distance treks and taller hikers

Carbonlong Backpacker Single

Backpacker poles with lightweight carbon uppers and a lower alloy section for load carrying over rough ground. Longer 150 cm extension increases stability and doubles as a tent pole on long distance overnighters

£30.00
Single lightweight carbon walking pole

Carbonlite Single

The lightest fully-featured poles going! A high strength-to-weight ratio means minimal fuss for maximum support and reduced impact when walking, crossing rivers, going downhill

£42.00
Marathon Ultra Compact trekking pole for running and hiking weighing just 205 g

Carbon Marathon Ultra Single

Our premium 3 section full carbon pole for ultra running and alpine trekking. Packs down to 37 cm and weighs just 205 g per pole for easy carrying and high support to weight ratio

£39.00
Shox Comfort Twins

Shox Comfort Twins

Modern sprung grip 3 section snaplock walking poles to improve motion and reduce knee impact on the trail.

£37.00

Compact Ultra II Twins

Compact rucksack friendly trekking poles weighing in at just 275 g each, with hand straps and a tungsten tip for durability

£35.00
CarbonLong Twins Lightweight long carbon fibre poles for long distance treks and taller hikers

CarbonLong Backpacker Twins

Backpacker poles with carbon uppers to reduce weight and a lower alloy section for strength and load carrying over rough ground. 150cm long for stability and rigging tarps on long distance routes

£52.00
Carbonlite Lightweight carbon fibre trekking pole

Carbonlite Twins

The lightest fully-featured poles going! A high strength-to-weight ratio means minimal fuss for maximum support and reduced impact when walking, crossing rivers, going downhill

£65.00
Marathon Ultra Compact trekking pole for running and hiking weighing just 205 g

Carbon Marathon Ultra Twins

Our premium 3 section full carbon pole for ultra running and alpine trekking. Packs down to 37 cm and weighs just 205 g per pole for easy carrying and high support to weight ratio

£72.00

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