NOTICE: DV.net will be down for a few days off and on starting 10/9 while some forum software modifications are made.
Share your interests, have a laugh or discuss anything not related to Death Valley
5 posts • Page 1 of 1
I only use one pole, but I got a pair at Wal Mart for $10-$15 a few years ago and they've been with me for a few hundred miles. I can't say how they stack up to higher end poles. The ones I have have been great for me, though.
I used a set of aluminum house-brand ones from REI for years. They eventually gave out and I replaced them with Black Diamond's finest carbon offering. If I had to get another pair, and didn't have access to a Black Diamond discount, I'd probably just do REI again as they're reputable and will replace gear due to failure. Here's a roundup for yah – https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/topics/c ... es/ratings