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Score Product Price Our Take
93
$200
Editors' Choice Award
A high-performance, easily packable and lightweight pole that comes with great features, including comfortable grips.
93
$200
Editors' Choice Award
With its short size, lightness, easy adjustability, and cozy grip, the Micro Vario is a Top Pick.
89
$180
It's worth every penny of the price to buy durable poles like these that won't break 50 miles into your trip.
89
$180
This is a is the jack-of-all trades pole, featuring long-lasting durability and comfort.
76
$170
Top Pick Award
An incredibly lightweight and packable option that is surprisingly durable.
76
$100
Best Buy Award
Durable and boasting a short collapsed length but lacking length adjustment.
75
$140
Top Pick Award
If you want the lightest pole, try this, but be aware of the grip, which seems like it could break.
73
$140
For the price, it's hard to beat Leki's Micro Vario Ti Cor-Tec, featuring their mega comfortable cork handles, super packable design, and reasonable price.
71
$80
Hiker Hunger has produced a generic carbon fiber trekking pole that is lightweight and complete with cork handles.
71
$140
The Flash Carbon is a lightweight, relatively inexpensive carbon pole.
69
$160
The Alpine FLZ is a great packable pole that features Black Diamond's "Z" style design with cork handles.
69
$70
This model is lightweight and comes with plenty of attachments - all at a great price.
69
$80
The Trail Back is a tough, durable pole at an entry level price.
66
$60
For only $60, the Ultra Strong is practical for nearly any activity, although it lacks any fancy features.
60
$45
Best Buy Award
This is a great pole for only $45, and it shares many features with more expensive poles.
60
$70
The Passage is lightweight, inexpensive, and provides adequate stability for the trail.
57
$100
The REI Traverse is a light, adjustable, aluminum pole.