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Black Diamond Trail Shock Compact Review


Trekking Poles

  • Currently 3.0/5
Overall avg rating 3.0 of 5 based on 1 review. Most recent review: April 11, 2012
Street Price:   $120 | Compare prices at 1 resellers
Pros:  Compact, light, good value, extra foam grib below main handle, durable locking mechanism.
Cons:  Not very long.
Best Uses:  Trail walking and traveling. Because they are so compact, they are also great for sierra climbs and scrambles.
User Rating:       (0.0 of 5) based on 0 reviews
Manufacturer:   Black Diamond
Review by: Chris McNamara ⋅ Founder and Editor-in-Chief, OutdoorGearLab ⋅ April 11, 2012  
The Black Diamond Trail Shock Compact Trekking Pole is a sibling to the Black Diamond Compact Trekking Pole. The main difference, as the name suggests, is the addition of a shock absorber. Besides that, how does the Trail Shock Compact differ from the Trail Compact? It…
  • Weighs 3 ounces more
  • Does not compact as small (24 inches vs. 23)
  • Is $20 more expensive

For more information check out the review of the Shock pole's sibling, the Black Diamond Trail Compact. We also have a full Trekking Pole Review where we test a number of poles head-to-head.

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