Leki Makalu Anti-Shock Reviews
Product Type: Leki sports equipment
Description:Treking pole and monopod with removable Ergosoft grip, automatic strap, Carbide Flextip, Interchangeable basket system, ... more
Newest Review: ... stride when walking this anti-shock technology seems to work well as it allows me to use the strength in my upper body to ... more
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Last Update 13.03.2014 16:54
Customer Leki Makalu Anti-Shock Reviews (3)
by - written on 15/06/11 (Very useful, 96 readings)
I bought this pair of walking poles about 7 years ago following having an ACL reconstruction on my right knee. I wanted to get back into walking but knew that my knee would need some more support than it had previously when going up and down hills. Since then they have been a regular part on my walking kit as they have made such a difference to how comfortable I feel when walking especially in relation to knee and back pain. The reason I think that is as I am better balanced when walking with a pair of poles as it allows me to distribute my weight better and seems to improve my posture and balance when walking These poles are from Leki which is an Alpine ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/08/10 (Useful, 21 readings)
I bought a pair of these for a Trek up Kilimanjaro which I undertook earlier this year. Trekking poles were only recommended, but having bought a pair they made a massive difference and I am glad I did. Leki are the market leaders for walking poles. There are cheaper alternatives available, but with Leki's you get exactly what you pay for - high quality. This particular pole comes with a snow basket which stops the pole sinking too far into the snow if you are walking in snowy conditions. This is handy because it reduces the amount of work you have to do to dig the pole out of the snow. These poles are full adjustable up to a maximum ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/02/01, updated on 25/02/01 (Useful, 291 readings)
They are not just a fashion accessary but are also a great piece of mountain equipment. By using them you avoid damage to you knee joints and it makes walking up and down hills easier and often safer. Leki poles are telescopic walking stickes and usually come as a pair with snow baskets and additional features such as anti shock suspension. They are not cheap (about £60) but I find them really helpful when walking especially with heavy bags. They adjust to your size (your elbows should be at 90 degrees to your body and the poles should reach the floor). When walking up hill and on flat ground the pole should be positioned behind you so that you push ... Read the complete review
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