The Hammers HP5 Anti-Shock Hiking pole is lightweight, sturdy and comes with a compass and thermometer for a safer and easier hiking experience. HP5 is a perfect companion for your weekend hiking trips.
What is good about these Hammers HP5 hiking poles
Comfortable handle – it is made of cork which is easy to grip even in hot weather. You can use the hiking poles comfortably with the nylon strap and there is also a small EVA grip for use when the stick is folded.
It telescopes – this is convenient if you have an attachment on your backpack when not in use or when traveling to the trailhead. These trekking poles telescopic into 3 strong aluminum alloy sections that can be adjusted to your desired height between 29 and 60 inches. Functional graphic on the stick includes a US/Metric.
Anti-shock – this spring loaded mechanism inside can be turned on and off with a twist between the two sections helping your knees when hiking.
Carbide tip – you are going to be walking over rugged terrain and will appreciate the carbide tip at the bottom of this walking stick. There is a rubber end cap to protect the tip when not in use or walking on pavement or rocky surfaces.
Snow disc – I also use my hiking poles when snowshoeing in the winter so the snow disc is helpful. It also works well on loose top soil or a muddy road.
Compass & thermometer – there is also very basic liquid filled mini compass and a thermometer. Both could be worn on your watch band if you prefer.
Hammers HP5 Anti-Shock Hiking Pole Features
- Light weight with ergonomic design
- 3 section telescopic pole can be extended from 29 to 60 inches
- With compass and thermometer
- Wear proof carbide tip
- Snow disk included
- Cork handle
What customers say about the Hammers HP5 Anti-Shock Hiking Pole
There were lots of great reviews for these hiking poles. Numerous reviewers commented on how sturdy and durable these poles are.
Also many reviewers talked about there experiences using them in the jungles of Thailand, Machu Picchu, mountains of western U.S.A. or the Appalachian Trail and remarked how well they held up. Several went on to especially praise them when walking up steep rock faces or over wet rocks.
Regarding telescoping several reviewers mentioned there is a learning curve the first time to get the hand of it but they were fine after that. One hiker wished they would telescope to a smaller size for travel purposes.
Several of the reviewers were tall (6′ 3″) or heavyset and still they found these hiking poles to be comfortable to carry and provided the support they required.
Reviewers found the anti-shock device definitely helps. The cork handle and light weight combine to make it a part of your hand that you don’t ever have to think about,
Mixed reviews on the thermometer and compass with some hikers finding them fine and others saying they are toylike but better than nothing in an emergency.
The lightweight and sturdy Hammers HP5 Anti-Shock Hiking Pole are a great value providing the support you require while hiking.