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Gradient Trekking Poles

 
Gradient Trekking Poles

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Gradient Trekking Poles

Manufacturer: Black Diamond

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Page By: Poor Climber

Created/Edited: Jan 20, 2007 / Jan 20, 2007

Object ID: 1770

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Gradient Trekking Poles


 







Features

Designed for backpackers, climbers and day hikers, the Gradient’s molded cork grip is excellent in wet climates. Fully extendable to 57 inches (145 cm), it works well as a center support in our Betamid and Beta Light tents.
FEATURES: FlickLock and Binary adjustments, molded cork grip, variable width strap and Long Flex Tips

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Poor Climber9 out of 10

Voted 5/5

I like these trekking poles quite a bit. The poles are sturdy, and have really saved my knees. The flick locks are amazing, they have never slipped on me and they are easy to use. However, the Binary adjustments while they are light and have never slipped, are annoying to retract. It always seems to take me 5 minutes of tinkering to get it to work.

Pros
~ Tough and light
~ The flick locks are amazing
~ Comes with different baffle attachments
~ Can be used for skiing
~ I really like the cork grips

Cons
~ Binary adjustments can be tricky to collapse
Posted Jan 20, 2007 6:54 pm

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