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How To: Rig Your Trekking Poles for Leave No TracePoles can prevent falls and stress injuries, particularly on rough terrain with big loads. But, the constant 'click click' can drive you nuts. They leave poked holes in soft trails, and on rock slabs trek pole tips skate dangerously. Here, a simple fix.
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You'll need your poles, duct tape, a 5/8ths-inch rubber cane tip, available from most local pharmacies.