- Firstly they help to maintain balance and support when walking on rough or uneven ground .
- Secondly , used correctly, poles can increase your walking speed .
- Thirdly using poles can reduce the stress placed on various joints of the body – particularly the knees – enabling you to walk for longer with less effort.
These benefits are available to all walkers, regardless of fitness or experience.
Choosing a pole
We have a selection of walking poles made by Leki – one of the leading manufacturers in the world. Lightweight, strong and carrying a guarantee against pole breakage, Leki are an ideal choice.
Leki Trail – £49.99 / pair
Leki Jasper Anti-shock – WAS £74.99 now £54.99
Leki Carbonlite – WAS £119.99 now £89.99
Poles are also available for hire at £10 per pair per day – and should you decide to purchase a full price pair your hire charge will be deducted.