Tuesday, 26 February 2008

Pacer Poles


I started using hiking poles about 5 years ago, and I have transitioned through several sets of different poles before coming to realise that for me the Pacer Poles are the best. These poles are a little heavier than some of the carbon fibre ones available but the handles and the grip are by far the best. The photo demonstrates the poles "leaning on each other" in the sand near Grenaa. This set up coincidentally demonstrates how Aarn in New Zealand has developed a tent for use with the poles. Similarly a member of Backpackinglight in the USA has demonstrated similar setup using the Integral Designs Sil Shelter, but more about this later.