Why I don’t use trekking poles!?!

By |2020-12-20T19:38:51+13:00June 25th, 2017|JOMH Articles|

Trekking poles have swooped in and taken over the mountain hunting scene in North America and are starting to appear elsewhere as well. Trekking poles are a great tool when used in the right terrain and can save your knees and small falls. But there is a tool that far exceeds the uses of the walking pole while in the mountains. The axe. Ice axes are often seen as a tool for ice and climbers. This is true a lot of the time but a good quality walking axe has a huge variety of uses and it is this versatility [...]