Trekking Poles Case Study

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Goal: Total word count in this document: 743 Title: LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Trekking Poles Trekking poles and hiking staffs are normal equipment for many walkers, hikers, trekkers, backpackers and snowshoers. The reasons why are easy; they enhance your stability and provide support on all types of terrain. Trekking poles and hiking staffs will not decrease your overall energy expenditure since you'll be using your arms more than you would when hiking without poles. They do, however, help distribute your energy usage in a way that can help your hiking endurance. Trekking poles are identified by their two or three interlocking sections that allow for accommodating in length. This adjustability (which typically ranges from 24 to 55 inches) lets you adapt the…show more content…
A: The Micro Vario Carbon Men's Trekking Poles telescope to lock in place. You can do this by pulling the shaft until the silver button locks into place. You can then use the lever lock towards the top of the pole to adjust the length. Q: What are the benefits of using trekking poles? A: Trekking poles reduce impact loads on feet and legs as well as adding extra points of contact to the ground increasing stability and traction. Q: What’s so special about the poles being made with carbon? A: The Leki Micro Vario Carbon poles are made of carbon, which ensures the durability and makes the poles extremely light. Conclusion: In just over the last decade, trekking poles have gone from a seldom seen item to near mandatory. The majority of everyone from day hikers to seasoned mountaineers now use them. There are many benefits to using hiking poles, the main reasons being that they offer better stability during more challenging and rugged backcountry travel and reduce stress on your body during both the descent as well as the

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