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Mountain King Trail Blaze Walking Poles Review 1

Mountain King Trail Blaze poles... I’ve just received my long anticipated delivery of Trail Blaze poles and wasted no time in escaping for a very autumnal round of the Fairfield Horseshoe, complete with the first dusting of snow it’s seen this season! I found these poles to be a revelation. As a long term pole [...]

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Mountain King Trail Blaze Poles Customer Review

I finally took the Trail Blaze poles for a proper outing on Saturday - 12 miles or so over Kinder Scout… I carried them on the pack for the first 2 or 3 miles - incredibly light and easy to stow - then tried them for ascending via Jacob’s Ladder - and reminded myself of [...]

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Mountain King, Trail Blaze Pole Review 2

I’ll be honest… When I first saw the Trail Blaze poles I thought I’d break them within a month. Perfect for ultralight backpacking and mountain running (which is what they are designed for) but not tough enough for everyday mountaineering and hill walking use. After a year of regular use and abuse they are still [...]

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Running in Snow with Hillsound Trail Crampons

The Hillsound Trail crampons are designed for trail running and hiking so they are perfect for our fell run in the north lakes today, as we'll be running on forest tracks. I fit them over my trainers by putting my toe in first and ensuring the base plate is sitting square under the ball of [...]

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Mountain King Super Trekker AS Pole – Review

Country Walking Magazine Gear Test, March 2009 - Mountain King Super Trekker Anti Shock Walking Pole. The Super Trekker boasts a soft and well-shaped handle as well as a long extended grip. The strap is soft and well-padded and the adjustment system is simple but effective. The poles feel quite light in use, especially for [...]

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Leki Poles: Khumbu Speed Lock Trekking Pole Review

A customers review of the Leki Khumbu Speedlock Trekking Poles I've just returned from a two week backpacking holiday in Scotland using the Leki Khumbu speed lock poles I bought online from you after asking your advice on the phone, I was very impressed. Being quite a big lad I put quite a lot of [...]

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The Leki Makalu Carbonlite Trekking Pole Reviews

Customer, Magazine and users reviews of the Leki Carbonlite Trekking poles... Leki Carbonlite Poles Win Outdoor Gear Awards Outdoor Gear of the Year Awards 2009, 1st Place... Leki Carbonlite Trekking Poles “Outdoor” magazine, Germany’s equivalent of “Trail” magazine, has awarded 1st place to the Leki Carbonlite pole in their Outdoor Gear of the Year Awards [...]

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Lake District Navigation Course Reviews 2013

Our Lake District Map Reading and Navigation Courses are really popular with outdoor people who want to learn or improve their navigation and hill skills. Here are some customer testimonials and course reviews from our 2013 navigation for beginners courses: 'Just like to say how much Lesley and I enjoyed and benefited from your navigation [...]

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Leki Micro Stick Trekking Pole Review – November 2013

Leki have been in the trekking pole business longer than anyone else on the market and it’s always interesting to me to see their take on emerging trends in equipment design. The use of poles has been widely embraced by a number of active outdoor sports people including ultra-distance mountain runners, mountaineers andparagliders. The simple [...]

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