Leki Makalu Soft Anti-Shock

These trekking poles weigh 538g; packed length 69cm; anti-shock; rubber handles; soft, padded hand loops; 135cm max length; good all-rounder; SLS system prevent poles unlocking when twisted 360 degrees while walking; beautifully finished shafts. But others are lighter and have softer handles.

Verdict: Buy it if you want an excellent pole and don’t need the shortest packed length