Tips for a smart purchase
Trekking poles have become an indispensable hiking gear. Their utility? They help you save energy relieving the load on your joints. Walking along a bumpy trail, with all roughness it presents, often leads us to overload our legs putting a lot of strain on both muscles and joints. Using the hiking poles, we take some of the effort we make, on arms and shoulders. When we walk for several days with a heavy backpack, they also become useful for better maintaining balance saving our precius joint.