Trekking Poles

Worth The Weight?

Trekking poles.  A long time staple in the backpacking world.  Only in recent years have hunters really started to bring them along on their hunting trips.  Are they really worth the extra weight?  Do they really help that much, or are they just in the way?  I used to be one of the guys that would see folks walking down the trail and think to myself, “I don’t need those walking sticks. I’m in good shape, have strong legs, and a strong back.” Continue reading “Trekking Poles”