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Silva Trekking Poles Carbon

Robust, comfy to handle, and reasonably lightweight, Silva's carbon fibre poles are also pretty good value compared to similar competitors, says Toby Archer.  

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Black Diamond Distance Z and Distance Carbon Z Poles

We look at two permutations of a classic folding trekking pole design, from Black Diamond's extensive range.

Komperdell Carbon Expedition FXP4 Vario Poles

Featuring an interesting self-deploying mechanism, Komperdell's Carbon Expedition FXP4 is a robust folding trekking pole that's built to take some knocks, says Dan Bailey.

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

This is a superb and well-designed folding pole that improves on previous LEKI models. The new mechanism may become the standard that others one day follow, says Alan James

MSR DynaLock Ascent Carbon Poles

Tough, compact and light, this new model from MSR is an excellent pole for the money, says Alan James - and you don't have to be...

Group Test Lightweight Compact Trekking Poles

In search of a pole that's as small and light as possible for carrying in a climbing pack or holiday hold baggage, we...

C.A.M.P Sky Carbon and Sonic Alu Trekking Poles

Lightweight, compact and well made, C.A.M.P's Sky Carbon and Sonic Alu trekking poles represent pretty good value...

Tour Carbon 3 Poles from Leki

There are many ways to wreck a pair of poles. My favoured approach is to pick a course back and forth across huge piles of...

Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Silva this Summer

This summer, Swedish company Silva is extending its Terra sustainability story into its range of compasses, introducing some beautifully made carbon trekking poles, and getting fast-and-light with their Strive Light Black running vests. 

Harrier Helvellyn PRO Carbon Z-Poles - £89

Premium quality, fixed length poles perfect to finish any ultra in style. 100% 4K carbon and a streamlined and feather light design weighing in from only 170g per pole. Also comes with free quick start support guide.

The Revolutionary New Komperdell FXP Pole

Gold Winner of the prestigious Outdoor by ISPO 2019 Best New Product Prize, Komperdell's Carbon FXP4 Expedition Pole will soon be available in the UK.

Leki Helicon Lite - well equipped on tour

The perfect pole for ski touring this winter is the LEKI Helicon Lite pole [RRP £64.95] - two-piece, adjustable and...

The new Black Series trekking pole: award-winning technical elegance 

LEKI's new, award-winning Black Series trekking pole (£194.95) offers the highest...

LEKI Micro Vario Carbon: the classic folding pole just got better

The Micro Vario Carbon [£164.95] walking pole is always a first choice – no matter whether...

Komperdell Walking / Trekking Pole Range 2019

Few companies enjoy such a beautiful setting in the Austrian Alps as Komperdell. The family company has been...

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