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Re: trekking poles?

Post by DarenN » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:05 pm

irrationalsolutions wrote:what did you do to the bananna?
looks like Mr. Nana got pickled. he's a hot banana pepper! :mrgreen:
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Re: trekking poles?

Post by Ridgerunner » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:25 pm

What banana :o You mean this one:Image or this one: Image or maybe this one: Image, then there's this one: Image then there is the RastaBanana: Image There is one more that involves two birds but is not appropriate for this board. ;)
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Re: trekking poles?

Post by oops56 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:35 pm

Well i do groceries ever week and get the better half bananas witch dept. are them good ones :lol: :lol:
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Re: trekking poles?

Post by irrationalsolutions » Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:39 pm

where did you get the banannas?
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Post by Ridgerunner » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:14 pm

irrationalsolutions wrote:where did you get the banannas?
Only the SHADOW knows! :lol:
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Post by Ridgerunner » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:16 pm

Actually, I got them from my photobucket account! ;) :lol:
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Re: trekking poles?

Post by irrationalsolutions » Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:31 am

to get back on topic for a moment i have been looking around and reading a lot about trekking poles and found that the ones they sell at target the only problem people are having are the tips wearing out fast does anyone know if they can be replaced? i havent found anything about that one way or the other.
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Re: trekking poles?

Post by dlarson » Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:48 pm

hoz wrote:I've tried hiking in lightweight trail shoes. They don't work for me. My ankles and feet get too sore. I need better support.
It's true, trail shoes aren't for everyone. One factor in that equation is pack weight. Heavier packs require more ankle support. But there also individuals who just prefer hiking boots for other reasons as well. It's a personal thing, as most hiking gear is, and something that each person should discover for themselves.
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Re: trekking poles?

Post by hoz » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:23 pm

I have flat feet and over pronate. I prefer a mid height boot with a Solo Ultra or Superfeet insole.

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Re: trekking poles?

Post by CajunHiker » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:35 am

I currently an using a set of old ski poles as trekking poles. I've been looking for a good way to temporarily attach some line guides and use it as a fishing pole. I wonder how many I'd actually need. The reel shouldn't be too hard, either some velcro straps or tape.

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