Trekking Poles: Not just for the Elderly!
You might have noticed in most of my pics when I’m out and about in the woods I’m sporting trekking poles. Gone are the days of the good old fashion wooden walking stick and in are a pair of aluminum or even carbon-fiber trekking poles. They are an optional piece of gear rather than an absolute necessity but I find them very useful and a good add-on if you’re looking for something that will help get you through those long hikes. Specifically, I use the Black Diamond Contour E