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The trekking pole should make a 90 degree angle with your elbow. This will be your reference setting that you might want change when: Going up a hill where you will reduce the length (helps you advance) Going down a hill where will increase the length (helps slow down or stabilize) For more information, I found this great image here
It is my understanding that the Nordic or Exercise Poles are for walking fast and the grip is designed to release quickly forward in stride with a glove like fit and usually have either a rubber or paw type tip. The Trekking or Hiking poles are designed for pushing slightly down on to take pressure off of your lower body with a lighter thinner strap and have ...
I would wager that such a thing does not exist. Of the attachments you mention, only one (sharp spear) seems practical. Issues with the others: Camera mount: as rory-alsop mentions, it would make sense for the handle to have a camera mount, so you can stick the point into the snow / ground. This blogger has a few options (among which is a tip-mount). Raft ...
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