Leki Treking Poles & Nordic Walking Poles

Leki are the leading name in trekking poles and Nordic walking poles.

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Why Leki are the N0.1 leading trekking pole brand.

Why are LEKI poles the undisputed standard of excellence for adventurers around the world? Because Leki product designers and engineers create the most dependable, revolutionary poles in the world. Here are just a few reasons why when it comes to LEKI, there’s no comparison:

* The highest-quality materials – Aircraft-grade 7075 Tempered Aluminum and 100% High Modulus Carbon
* The strongest, most reliable and durable locking systems, with no tools required for adjustment
* Comfortable ergometric grips designed for different sized hands
* Antishock features for reduced impact on your muscles and joints
* Carbide Flextip for secure purchase on rock and ice
* An incredible Lifetime Warranty* for manufacture defects
* 1-year limited warranty on Carbon poles.


LEKI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ski, walking, hiking and trekking poles had its start in Kircheim, Germany as a hobby of its founder, Karl Lenhart, an airframe mechanic and avid skier. Lenhart believed aluminum would make a superior ski pole compared to the heavy steel models available in the late 1940’s. After successfully creating light- weight poles for his friends, in 1954, the hobby became a full time business.

LEKI originated the use of nylon webbing for straps and created plastic molded grips and baskets in place of metal and leather. Additionally, Lenhart developed an aluminum tempering process that produces pole shaft with incomparable strength, durability, and reliability.

In 1984, Klaus Lenhart, Karl’s son assumed leadership and developed the first dual- component grip. He is also responsible for improving adjustable pole-locking technology and grip innovations such as the Trigger “Click-In” system and COR-TEC, a material made of real cork and latex.

As the ski market continued to flourish, LEKI began manufacturing hiking poles primarily for European mountain guides. The concept of using two poles as means of relieving stress on knee joints and the lower back appealed to climbers who also saw benefits in performance and safety.

LEKI poles caught on with the general hiking and trekking population that recognized and appreciated the preventive health benefits as well as the climbing support and stabilizing effects. Europe has been loyal to LEKI for nearly five decades, it’s outdoor enthusiasts know and appreciate LEKI quality and value.


The LEKI business philosophy

By achieving the highest safety reserves in all their products, LEKI is the first and only pole brand, to be awarded both the quality mark of the TÜV Süd and the safety mark of the Japanese Consumer Product Safety Association (CPSA). These strict testing regulations guarantee excellent quality.
With their innovations and patented systems, the LEKI brand has dominated the development of Trekking poles and Nordic Walking poles during the last decades. We have received many international awards, recommendations and certificates – however, our most important aim is to keep our customers satisfied. LEKI philosophy focuses on an unequalled quality standard combined with high security and comfort for the whole range of products, such as Trekking, Nordic Walking, Nordic Blading, Alpine and Cross Country Poles as well as gloves and accessories.
One of our top priorities is looking after the environment, which we do by using the most up to date, non-polluting technologies for production and recycling.

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