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1 Anti-shock Hiking Pole - MT500 Anti-shock Grey

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We have designed this anti-shock pole for hiking and trekking enthusiasts who practice intensively on rough mountain terrain

Pole with cushioning to reduce the impact on joints. The shock absorber can deactivate whenever you want

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Product Features

A photo of the 1 Anti-shock Hiking Pole - MT500 Anti-shock Grey in use

Ergonomic grip

Dense foam grip, long 3D design. Comfortable knob. Soft wrist-strap

Adjustable

Inside screw adjustment system. Unlockable anti-shock system. From 105 to 130 cm.

Compact design

3 telescopic sections. Collapsed length: 64 cm. Collapsed width: ~5cm.

Durability

Aluminium 7075-T6. Tube diameter 18/16/14mm. Tungsten tip

Compatibility

Summer basket supplied. Many accessories and service parts available separately.

Weight

265 g / pole

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excellent

just used these every day for a 8 day coastal hike around Anglesey they are excellent fellow hikers i was with called them speedy sticks because they could'nt keep up with me did lose one of the rubber feet so will need to buy another set of them may be i didnt push on the pole enough

Good for knee support

The top of the range walking pole, with multiple height adjustments mean these can be quickly assembled and taken apart for ease of transport. Wrist strap also adjustable to length, poles feel sturdy in use. One star deducted because these are sold without rubber end pieces (available for an extra £2.99): a bit weird when the £10 version is sold with them attached

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Bought poles for GR20

Poles took a little getting used too, loosing the bottom section in bushes etc as I'd not tightened them enough (my fault) Anti-shock worked a treat and cannot slate them, but however one of the titanium tip came out and the pole was worn down and will be returned as that should never have happened!

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Spring mechanism

How to activate/deactivate antishock spring mechanism??

Hello 
Thank you for your review  of the Forclaz 500 anti-shock pole. To engage or disengage the spring you need to twist the pole in the direction of the lock and unlock symbol on the pole itself (once the pole has been secured). If this isn't clear please pop into your local Decathlon where one of our trekking experts will be at hand to show you, otherwise please get in touch and i will be able to talk you through it step by step. 
Regards 
Sam 

Quechua/Forclaz UK Product Expert
6/4/2018
Not able to tighten - should it have springs?

My parents-in-law bought two poles for me as a Christmas gift but they do not tighten at all - they unscrew but the sections come apart - should they have springs in as mine do not.

Happy customer

Great value product

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I was used this hoilday

Any wide Sport shoes

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Walking with hiking poles

Makes walking fun and the sticks do give support and keep your back straight while walking

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Great Walking Poles!

Sales assistant was very helpful and gave me good advice.

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Malfunctioned

The anti-shock mechanism in one of the poles seems stuck so must be returned. Seeing as I purchased from a retail store, I have to return in person but the store is 4 hours away. It’s unfortunate there’s no other way. The other pole works great and the adjustability will be good for travel. I’m pretty sure it will fit in a carry on.

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Hi Marilyn! Are you able to give us a call at the store so we can try and help you resolve this issue in a different way? You can reach our awesome team at (902) 593-2233 and ask to speak to a member of the leadership team or the Captain. Otherwise we are very store to hear that this was your experience and look forward to helping you and resolving the issue should you visit us here a the flagship location!


Haley
4/26/2022
It's not a set

I really did not understand that this is only ONE pole. Not a set.

Works As Described!¡

Good job.

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Great companion for hikes

It really took so much of the load off and the difficult steep climb felt a breeze

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Phenomenally Wonderful

Totally Worth Buying

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This shock absorbing stick is a must for any trekk

Great buy

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Additional Product informations

Composition

Shaft

  • 100% Aluminium

Handle

  • 100% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

How it was designed...

This model is entirely designed and approved by our team, at the foot of Mont Blanc.To fulfil the anti-shock promise, we have chosen this system with a spring integrated in the screw tightening system.We then designed a handle that enables powerful and comfortable grip whatever the position: along the tube for climbs and banking terrain, with the wrist-strap for efficient pushing and on the knob for descents.

How to adjust your poles to the correct length?

Hold the poles with your arms bent at a right angle.To do this: - unscrew the middle section, find the length of pole you want and screw back tightly- tighten further (a half turn) if you notice your pole is collapsing- do the same with the lower sectionNever go over the STOP line to avoid breaking the pole.

Directions for use

This hiking pole is designed to help you balance, propel yourself and distribute effort between arms and legs.To be on the safe side, check before you set off and at regular intervals that your baton is locked in place by simulating heavy bumps. If you notice that your pole tends to collapse then tighten it further by a half turn.Do not put on your backpack in case of a storm.

Care tips

Proper maintenance of your baton will ensure that it functions optimally and that it lasts longer.After use, if water has penetrated the stick, remove the strands and allow to dry. If necessary, clean the dust or mud with water or a dry brush. Once dry, you can reassemble the strands.We recommend that you do not attempt to oil or grease the mechanisms.

Why is the pole sold individually?

At Decathlon, we have decided to sell our hiking/trekking poles individually. First because of how they are used. Indeed, some people only want to use one pole. Also, if one of your poles breaks, this means you only have to buy one and not a complete pair.

Accessories sold separately and adapted to this model

The advantage of buying Forclaz trekking poles is that you have a wide choice of compatible accessories and spare parts. So you can enjoy it for as long as possible.Hiking pole caps: ref. 8580865Summer baskets: ref. 8503854Winter baskets: ref. 8503857Replacement tip: ref. 8577676

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