9+ Best Trekking Poles for 2018

9+ Best Trekking Poles of 2018
A wide assortment of trekking poles is flooding the market today making it hard for avid backpackers choose the best for one’s specific needs and expectations appropriate for trekking and hiking. To help with that, we compiled the best models pulled from Amazon to test. We test it for comfort, stability, and durability in mind, with our experts hiking neighborhood trails, climbing mountains, wading streams and rivers with full backpacks on their backs.

As a result, we compiled a list below for the best trekking poles for 2018.

9+ Best Trekking Poles for 2018

1. Cascade Mountain Tech Aluminum Quick Lock Trekking Poles with Cork Grips

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As the name suggests, it is a quick locking trekking poles that fit everyone’s needs. Its shafts are adjustable from 26" to 54". It is ultra-light and rugged and each pole weighs only 10.4 ounces (0.294 kg).

2. Cascade Mountain Tech 100% Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles Quick Lock

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Poles are built with 100% Carbon fiber and weigh 7.8 oz or less than a pound. These Carbon Fiber trekking poles provide hikers, walkers, backpackers, and campers the best option for a lightweight strong pole. A lightweight trekking pole makes a big difference when on long hikes or daily walks.

3. Montem Ultra Strong Hiking / Walking / Trekking Poles - One Pair

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Crafted out of Aluminum 7075 - the same material used to build airplanes, these Montem poles weigh 9.6 ounces only very comfortable for long hikes or daily walks. These trekking poles are perfect for backpacking, climbing, hiking, walking, Nordic walking, mountaineering, snowshoeing, and all the adventures you can think of!

4. TheFitLife Nordic Walking Anti Shock Hiking Trekking Walking Trail Poles

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Built to last, these trekking poles are anti-shock, shock absorbing poles made of High Quality 6 Series Aviation Aluminum. These trekking poles are soft and very comfortable to hold and comes with Quick-Lock technology so you can collapse or extend these poles from 26" (65 cm) all the way to 53" (135 cm) quickly.

5. Go2gether -Expedition- Trekking Poles Telescopic Aircraft Alloy

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The Go2gether Expedition Trekking Poles are designed for All Terrain comfort with removable parts to suit every trekking, backpacking, climbing, and hiking. Built out of Aircraft Aluminum Alloy #7075, this is strong and durable. It also features Tungsten-cobalt-alloy Tip for high abrasion resistance. Additionally, it comes with long soft & comfort anti-slip foam handle and is collapsible.

6. TrailBuddy Trekking Poles - 2-pc Pack Adjustable Hiking or Walking Sticks

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These trekking poles are built for durability and comfort with Cork handles comfy enough for use in both hot and cold temperatures. It is tougher than Carbon fiber for it is made of Aircraft Aluminum Alloy #7075, weighing only 4 oz. maximum. It is collapsible and extendable thanks to its lever-locks, from 24.5 to 54 inches making it a breeze in changing the height of these telescoping poles even when you're wearing gloves or trekking in wet conditions.

7. Evocrest Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles - Collapsible, Shock Absorbent

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No more buying different sets of trekking poles for each family member for these poles features Retractable Shafts that can be adjusted from 24" to 54". The advanced QUICK-LOCK mechanism keeps the shafts from collapsing unexpectedly, making them the perfect fit for adults and kids alike. Built of 100% Carbon Fiber these trekking Poles will amaze you with their shock absorbing quality that helps diminish strains on joints and their long-lasting strength. Get ready for safer, more comfortable hikes!

8. KevenAnna- 2 Pack -Trekking Poles, Adjustable Height Anti-Shock Ultralight

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These shock-absorbing trekking poles featuring anti-shock spring mechanism reduces strains on hands and wrist, which is perfect for people with weak joints, prior sports injuries, and it is best for everyday hiking. Made of durable lightweight aluminum these are great for trekking, hiking, backpacking, climbing, and mountaineering. It is adjustable from 25" (65cm to 56" (135cm) in height.

9. Trekology TREK-Z Collapsible Tri-fold Trekking Pole/Hiking Poles

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The Trekology TREK-Z Collapsible Tri-fold trekking poles are Compact Designed, Engineered and Built to last that is ready to go when you are. Made with aircraft grade aluminum and keeping your adventurous spirit in mind, no detail could be overlooked! Crucial for both hiking and backpacking in rough terrains as well as supporting heavier weights, the joints have been enhanced to be extra secure with added metal caps. Trek-Z hiking and trekking poles are meant to endure pressure and impact far greater to carbon fiber poles.


So, there you folks, our lists of the 9+ Best Trekking Poles for 2018. If these trekking poles best fit for your boondocks adventure, you might as well pair it with our 9+ Best Camping Headlamps 2018