Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles Review

Montem Trekking Poles Review

Montem Ultra Strong Hiking and Trekking Poles: QUICK OVERVIEW

​Material

​Weight

​Grip

​Price

​What We Like
  • ​Easily adjusted
  • ​Free lifetime replacement promise
  • Made of aluminum and tungsten
  • Foam grips
  • ​Can be used by trekkers of any size
​What We Don't Like
  • ​​Defective locking mechanism
  • ​Tips make noise
  • ​​Baskets can get loose

​Sturdy and lightweight yet made to last. You can pack these polls easily into your luggage when you are heading out on that grand adventure you've been dreaming about. 

Check out the key features that make up of this decent priced trekking pole in the thorough review below. We'll cover everything from the foam grips to the tungsten carbide tips.

​Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Pole Review

Montem Ultra Strong Hiking/Walking/Trekking Poles - One Pair (2 Poles)

​The poles are reliable for long walks and is very reliable when going uphill and downhill. Slippery surfaces can be handled with much ease and will make the user safe from falling or losing balance while hiking. But, will these poles work for you?

Features

  • Length is 24 inches and can be extended to 53 inches
  • Weighs 9.6 ounces each
  • Made of aluminum and tungsten
  • Easy retraction for height adjustment
  • Have nylon straps for users’ security
  • Grips made of foam
  • Easy to pack
  • Has one year limited warranty

The Montem trekking pole is 24 inches in length and can stretch to 53 inches. It is a stable product that has a body made of aluminum and tips that are made of tungsten carbide. The straps are made of nylon and provide security to the user while trekking. Each pole weighs 9.6 ounces and they are very light. They can fit the user’s backpack easily.

The grips are made of foam that is durable and will not tear, even after years of use and are comfortable to the hand even on long treks.

The retractable body will fit any trekker’s height and will be very useful on soft surfaces. The Montem Trekking Poles can even be used to move blockages along the way because the poles will not bend when hit on hard surfaces. They are well-made and will not be scratched.

This product is safe to use and will not bring instability when used in treks. The poles will bring a better and more enjoyable trekking experience.

Advantages

In very rugged terrain, the poles are reliable and can support trekkers of large size and weight. The poles are sturdy and will not bend when pressure is applied. The aluminum and tungsten composition makes the poles stable and at the same time lightweight. These poles will not create an additional burden in the backpack while trekking for long hours.

The poles’ retractable length makes it easy for the user to adjust during the hike. If the user is tall, it will be easy to adjust the poles to match the user’s height. The poles can also be shortened to adjust when going uphill.

Going down the trail is manageable because the poles can be easily extended while walking. There will be no need to stop to readjust which saves time when reaching the peak. The poles can be used to move tree branches, tall grass or rocks. The poles are sturdy and will not bend at impact.

The product is easy to store and is very light at 9.6 ounces. They will not occupy too much space in the bag and will not add weight to the backpack. The poles are easy to carry on long hikes and will not cause the arms to strain while carrying the poles on the road.

The tips of the poles add to the secure and non-slip feature. Users will have a more secure support because the grips hold well on rough or slippery surfaces. The baskets are detachable but will keep the poles from sinking in mud or snow.

The grips of the poles are easy to grasp especially because they are made of foam and not cork. Eventually, the grip will follow the user’s grip and will be more comfortable to use over time. The grips are also comfortable to use with both hands and can be easily interchanged.

One pole can be given to another user if needed. The firm hold on the poles is useful when going downhill and reaching is done more securely. The grip is safe to the skin and will not cause blisters or rashes.

This product is good to use for any kind of weather. Crossing rivers will not be a problem as they will not rust if submerged in water. The poles are also efficient in walking through deep snow. In hot days, the poles will not tarnish if left out in the sun.

The nylon straps hold well to the wrist and will not wear out from the user’s sweat or when submerged in rain or snow. They will fit even if the user wears gloves or a thick jacket.

The manufacturer guarantees a year of warranty and responds quickly to email queries.

Disadvantages

There are defective poles that do not lock when extended. The result was a user losing balance and a potential accident was in the offing. The screws have to be re-tightened to make the lock secure. If this happens, the product should be sent back for exchange.

The product also makes noise when it is hit on surfaces. This can be annoying during a long trek.

How To Use

This short video is a quick tutorial on how to use these telescoping poles. Check it out:

Verdict

Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles are reliable and durable. They will not give out or bend during your treks. The poles are sturdy and give stability when walking on uneven surfaces. The rubber tips will provide the needed traction when walking on rough or slippery roads. However, there is always the risk of receiving defective products and if this happens, they should be exchanged immediately. But, don’t worry if you’re not quick to discover a defect because these poles come with a free lifetime replacement promise–that’s one of the most generous guarantees we’ve seen from a pole supplier. Bravo!

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