Gear Guide: Trekking Poles

Stay Stable on Rough Terrain!

Why Use Trekking Poles?:

Anyone who has tried using a pair of trekking poles during a hike knows that they make travelling over rough or variable terrain easier and more efficient. Trekking poles provide additional stability, which relieves some of the force and strain on the ankles and knees. On wet, icy or muddy ground, trekking poles provide a sense of security that allows … Read more >>

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Published:January 5, 2015 View Post

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Double A Ron Does Duty in Alaska

One of the perks of working for The Outdoor Gear Exchange is that employees are expected to “Live the dream”. For our shop that means using the gear we sell to get outside and climb, hike, paddle, camp, or ski the backcountry. As an employee for the shop and the National Outdoor Leadership School, my alpha-nerd status with gear is put to use in the field. A couple of times … Read more >>

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Published:August 18, 2010 View Post

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