How to adjust trekking poles
① Generally, three-section trekking poles have two sections that can be adjusted. First, loosen all the trekking poles.
② Extend the pole near the bottom to the maximum limit length, there are scales on the trekking pole for reference.
③ Hold the trekking pole on a flat surface to adjust the length of the trekking pole, the arm hangs down naturally, take the elbow as the fulcrum, and raise the forearm to 90 degrees with the upper arm. Then adjust the tip of the trekking pole downward until it touches the ground; or place the tip of the trekking pole 5-8 cm under the armpit, and then adjust the tip of the pole downward until it touches the ground.
④ Tighten all the poles of the trekking pole.
⑤ The other trekking pole that has not been adjusted can be adjusted to the same length as the one with the locked length.
⑥ When adjusting the trekking poles, the maximum adjustment length displayed on the trekking poles should not be exceeded. When purchasing the trekking poles, you can first adjust the length to determine whether you can buy the trekking poles of the appropriate length.
When most people use trekking poles, they hold the handle of the trekking pole tightly and exert force, thinking that the function of the wristband is only to keep the trekking pole from leaving their wrist. In fact, the wristband also has the function of borrowing and transferring.View detail
Stand still on the flat ground, hold the trekking pole, the arm hangs down naturally, use the elbow as the fulcrum, raise the forearm, make the forearm parallel to the ground, and form a right angle of 90° with the upper arm, at this time, hold the trekking pole, the tip of the stick is downward perpendicular to the upper arm. The length of ground contact is the correct length for trekking poles on flat ground. Just lock each section of the trekking pole, and then adjust the other trekking pole that has not been adjusted to the same length as the one with the locked length.View detail