Harrier Helvellyn PRO Carbon Z-Poles - £89 Gear News

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Harrier Trail Running started in 2020 when founder Kate Mackenzie wanted to provide great quality kit of trail and fell runners at affordable prices. Based near the Peak District in the UK, their range has grown from a small selection of safety essentials to a full trail running range.

The exciting newest addition to the Harrier range: Helvellyn PRO carbon poles. Premium quality, Z-fold, fixed length and 100% 4K carbon. The PRO poles are perfect if you want feather light, streamlined poles. Their sleek but comfortable design will help you reach the finish line of any ultra in style.

Streamlined and Feather Light - Each pole weighs from just 170g. Weights per pole:

  • 105cm: 170g
  • 110cm: 175g
  • 115cm: 177g
  • 120cm: 181g
  • 125cm: 184g
  • 130cm: 187g

Compact Z-Fold Design – Fold down to just 36cm. Perfect for stowing away whilst not in use to trek, hike and trail run. Fit perfectly in backpacks in trail running vests.

Comfortable and Simple – Smooth EVA grip handle, no rubs! Fleece lined wrist strap. Quick and easy transition with no complicated glove.

Durable and Strong – Coated inner wire system. Integrated mud baskets which also clip poles together when Z-folded.

Carry Case and Accessories – Carbide spike tips for trails, rounded tips for tarmac, water resistant and protective carry case with shoulder strap.

You will also get exclusive access to Harrier's Pole Position resources on set up, best technique, training and race strategy for using your poles. Along with a great 'Quick Start Guide' leaflet to help you get going fast.

Harrier offers free standard delivery on orders over £99 or £3.95 (2-3 working days), free 90 day returns, 365 day money back guarantee. Along with thousands of five star customer and product reviews.

For more information Harrier

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23 Nov, 2022

Good to see an inner wire rather than BD kevlar.

23 Nov, 2022

Why? Have you snapped the Kevlar? I guess wire is going to weigh a little more?

23 Nov, 2022

Yes Kevlar snapped, BD said not repairable (handle glued on) really disappointing as carbon poles still sound. The Harrier poles are heavier but look a good option to consider.

23 Nov, 2022

I broke the bottom section of a BD carbon pole. BD EU replaced it for me, although something in the reply let me know they were doing me the favour, i.e. they would do it but they didn't have to. I'm just wondering why they could replace one section of pole but not the kevlar cord inside - odd.

I have broken a number of other styles and makes of poles in the past, but all aluminium. But I think I managed to break the BD carbon ones possibly quicker than any others. It has made me a bit suspicious of carbon fibre for hiking poles - although it has to be said I'm reviewing a pair of Silva carbon fibre poles for UKC currently with no issues at all. But then they are telescopic while the BD ones are folding design so that might be a stronger design.

23 Nov, 2022

It's ironic, my sister bought a pair on my recommendation in a Black Friday sale. Three days into our walk on the GR11 she stumbled on a difficult descent (I'd suggested she take a detour but hey ho) and snapped the pole near the base. BD replaced it without quibble. Hence I was pissed off at their subsequent response my situation.

To be fair they had been very well used but to design something unrepairable for the sake of a 50p bit of string is unacceptable in these times.

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