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Black Diamond Trail Explorer 3 Trekking Poles
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Official manufacturer description

The Black Diamond Trail Explorer trekking poles offer simple support for day hikes and backpacking adventures. Available in two and three-section options these poles feature FlickLock® adjustability for fast and secure length adjustments when you encounter variable terrain.


  • Trail Explorer 3 Trekking Poles Features
  • Sold in Pairs
  • Three-section aluminum shaft
  • Dual FlickLock® adjustability
  • Low profile trekking baskets
  • Comfortable webbing strap
  • Collapsed Length- 58.5 cm (23 in)
  • Usable Length- 58.5-130 cm (25-51 in)
One Size
Age Group
Intended use
Mountaineering, Backpacking
18.7 oz
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Quick, accurate answers from Curated experts to the frequently asked questions
How tall should my trekking pole be?
Most trekking poles are adjustable in height and it's important to know how long to make your trekking poles. Generally, when you grip your poles, you want your elbow to create a 90 degree angle with your lower and upper arm. Sometimes it is helpful to make your poles a little shorter when ascending steep hills, or a little longer when descending steep hills. Trekking pole length is largely based on personal preference, but a general rule of thumb is to make sure your elbow is creating a 90 degree angle when you hold the grips of your poles with the tips on the ground.
Camping & Hiking Expert Brett KCamping & Hiking Expert Mariah WearCamping & Hiking Expert Elizabeth H.
by Brett K on July 3, 2022 · view 2 other answers
Black Diamond Trail Explorer 3 Trekking Poles
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Mariah Wear
Mariah Wear
Verified camping & hiking expert
Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Easy to adjust pole with size range between 25-51 inches! This will be comfortable elbow height for someone up to 6' tall. Packs down to 23" for travel

Amy B
Amy B
Verified camping & hiking expert
Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

These poles collapse down to 23" and weigh 18.7oz/pr. They feature fliplock adjustability for fast and secure adjustments.

Byron Warby
Byron Warby
Verified camping & hiking expert
Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Super versatile, any type of backpacking or even some strenuous day hikes.