A feature-rich, highly-durable, and broadly-adjustable offering, the LEKI Sherpa XL Vertical is ready-made for backpacking, hiking, or trekking.
Incorporating an ergonomic angle that preserves a natural position for your wrists, lightweight AERGON Tour Long grips have an ovoid shape that can be palmed or held traditionally. Rubberized dimpled tops offer textured grip points and the extended length of the grips allows you to grasp lower on the shafts eliminating the need to shorten the length of the poles every time you encounter a steep slope or side hill traverse. LEKI’s Trigger S Vertical strap provides a secure connection that better enables you to transfer power when using the poles. A security release system enables you to quickly connect and disconnect from the poles to change your grip position. If you prefer, you can remove the straps entirely and use the poles without them.
LEKI's Speed Lock 2 system utilizes integrated stainless steel pressure plates to provide a secure lock and keep pole sections from slipping. The fiberglass-reinforced mechanism resists stretching so it retains its locking ability after repeated use. Adjusting pole length on-the-fly has never been easier.
The poles employ carbide flex tips that deflect up to 30 degrees without damaging the lower pole sections. This reduces the risk of pole breakage if the pole should get caught between rocks or tree roots on the trail. Standard trekking baskets are included and are interchangeable with a simple screw on/off design that stays secure. Optional snowflake and deep powder baskets (sold separately) allow the poles to be converted for winter use.
Sold in pairs, LEKI Sherpa XL Vertical trekking poles weigh 20.5 ounces per pair and have a usable adjustability range of 43.3"-57.1".
- Exclusive AERGON Vertical grip / Thermo foam grip / Thermo foam extension / Traverse Clip
- Releasable Trigger Vertical strap
- 16mm/14mm/12mm HTS 6.5 Series Aluminum shafts for maximum durability
- Thermo foam grip material for extra comfort, light weight and insulation in colder weather.
- Extended foam grip for traversing and climbing.
- Packs down to 70cm; adjustment range 110 – 145cm
Best Use Backpacking, Hiking Item Weight 20.5 oz/pr Warranty Limited Lifetime Type Aluminum Shafts Minimum Length 43.3" (110 cm), collapsed length of 27.56" (70 cm) Maximum Length 57.1" (145 cm)
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