Gram-Counter Gear's Fastpacker Carbon Trekking poles are superbly lightweight and come with snow baskets and push-on rubber tips.
Gram-counter Gear says: A lightweight set of trekking poles featuring simple, twist-lock adjustability. The Fastpacker trekking poles are constructed from carbon fibre, giving them fantastic strength for their weight. An EVA foam handle and brushed fabric strap offer high levels of comfort, ideal for multi-day treks.
The internal locking system saves valuable grams of weight compared to exterior locking mechanisms.
A true backapcker's trekking pole they are simple, light and comfortable to use.
Gram-counter Gear's Fastpacker Carbon Trekking Poles are made by us, which is why we can offer them a such a great price, the design is not revolutionary but the value is. What you get is a pair of trekking poles made from carbon fibre which means they can be made very lightweight while still retaining impressive strength.
They have a comfortable foam grip and a fleece backed fully adjustable wrist strap that is easy to adjust. Each section is twist locked into place using internal flexi expanders and the end of the pole section has a strong plastic ferrule to maintain its integrity.
The poles come with a standard basket and a larger snow basket, both are screwed into place making them easy to change over as and when required. The Fastpacker poles also come with rubber tips for use on rocky routes and roads.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
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