If you’d like trekking poles with each bell and whistle, then these new LEKI trekking poles match the invoice. Try the most recent in German engineering.
LEKI isn’t messing round with its Black Collection FX Carbon folding poles. Clearly happy with the brand new design, the corporate known as them the “Cadillac” of poles. (Although for a German firm, the “BMW” of poles would arguably really feel extra correct.)
Branding domesticity apart, LEKI could possibly be making the declare as a result of the Black Collection FX is perhaps the most costly trekking poles available on the market. At €220 (over $260 within the U.S. after delivery and dealing with), these poles don’t come low-cost.
Nevertheless, they do present the German engineering that LEKI followers have come to count on.
Black Collection FX Carbon Trekking Pole Specs
At simply 8 ounces per pole, trekkers will hardly discover the Black Collection FX Carbon poles when stowed away of their pack. The truth is, your general pack weight may negate itself completely, since your pockets will probably be a lot lighter after you purchase them. (Although, the ever-popular Black Diamond 100% carbon shaft poles, the Carbon Zs, are nonetheless lighter.)
The Black Collection FX Carbon makes use of LEKI’s SpeedLock 2+ for what the corporate claims is the world’s strongest exterior pole locking system. In a couple of seconds, hikers can regulate the poles from 43-51 inches, down to only 16. Once more, for comparability, adjusting to the identical peak because the Carbon Zs, however packing down barely smaller.
LEKI additionally put the locking mechanism contained in the poles to guard them from the weather. Utilizing the lock feels so simple as clicking a mechanical pen, the corporate stated.
The pole handles have LEKI’s “award-winning trekking grip.” And the grips have a hole core and extensive floor space. The cork used within the grips helps wick away moisture.
Like every trekking pole you don’t wish to lose, the Black Collection has a safety strap to verify the poles don’t slip off and fall down the mountain. And it’s a good suggestion to make use of the straps. At this worth, these aren’t poles you wish to go away behind.