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Trail Back Trekking Poles

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Quality without frills, the Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Pole combines high-performance materials with necessary features to get you on the trail without breaking the bank.

Maintaining durable 7075 aluminium shafts and the reliable FlickLock™ mechanism, the Trail Back is otherwise simplified with a rubber handle, basic carbide tip and nylon webbing straps.

Complete with low profile trekking basket, the Trail Back Trekking Poles are affordable and durable trekking poles for any terrain.

  • Ribbed rubber hand grip
  • EVA foam grip extension
  • FlickLock™ mechanism
  • Long flex tips
  • Nylon webbing straps with woven lining
  • Includes trekking basket
  • Sold as a pair
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In Use Dimensions:
143L x 5W x 4H cm
Packed Dimensions:
63.5L x 5W x 4H cm
7075 Aluminium
Adjustable Length:
63.5 - 140 cm
Rubber | Nylon Strap
0.562 Kg per pair
1 Year

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Oct 17 2018

Black Diamond Trekking Poles

Great product, fast delivery time.
I just completed the Larapinta trail with them, I found them very helpful for the full pack walk in harsh terrain.

- Darlinghurst, NSW
Sep 27 2018

Trekking Poles

Such a quick delivery time! Poles are going well! Thanks!

- North Nowra
Jul 03 2018

Great Trekking Poles

Easy to set up and very comfortable to use

- Norman Gardens, QLD
May 01 2018

Black diamond poles

Poles are great, just completed the Kokoda track and they were fantastic

- 2489
Jan 13 2018

Light and comfortable

great poles

- Melbourne, VIC
Dec 14 2017

Just what I needed

These were invaluable on a recent walking holiday in the UK. Especially on narrow slippery tracks, where I felt more comfortable having that extra stability or on steep descents, saving the stress on the knees. I'm a convert and really missed them on another recent trip tackling some US climbs. Very affordable price from Snowy's

- Sydney, NSW
Jul 18 2017

Decent poles

Also doubles as a decent weapon. If you fully collapse it, it has enough mass to smack heads. I keep in my car and the other next to my bed.

- Clayton
Jun 28 2017

No issues, comfortable


- Brisbane
Jun 15 2017

Great Product

Fantastic product !!! Lightweight and grips are solid. Quick locking mechanism is easy to use. I'm having fun using them and I'm confident they'll do a great job when I tackle Kokoda in September 🏃👍😊

- Melbourne
Apr 24 2017

Life Saver

Took these on the Oxfam trailwalker and they were an absolute life saver. Saw a bunch of people throwing their cheap alternatives away during the walk because their poles kept slipping out, but the lock mechanism on these is excellent and I had no issues at all.

- Melbourne
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Availability 1 answer

Any chance these will be in soon? I have a hike in four weeks and would like a set. Cheers

- Bundy(1 month ago)

G'day Travin,

It looks like our supplier is currently out of stock. They're expecting more to land late this month, but it could be a few weeks after that before we actually see any stock in our warehouse. So we might be cutting it a bit fine for you sorry. The Leki Tuscan would be a good alternative, or if you can stretch the budget a little look at the Black Diamond Trail poles. They have a much nicer grip than the Trail Back and are worth the bump in price. 

- Snowys(1 month ago)

Hi just wondering if its possible to buy just one pole? I’m looking to replace a broken one1 answer

Question above

- Dubbo(5 months ago)

G'day Erin,

Bad news, I'm sorry to say. Black Diamond only sell pairs of all their trekking poles, so we can't even get a single one in for you. The best I could suggest would be to get a new pair and keep one aside in case you ever have another breakage. 

- Snowys(5 months ago)

Pole length1 answer

hi I am 6 foot 2 inches/ 188 cm with 'long legs'. Are all the poles one size fits all? Or could you suggest a suitable size Thanks

- Pambula Beach(10 months ago)

G'day Russell,

As a fellow tall person, I feel your pain when it comes to things like this! The good news is that the Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles are adjustable so you can adjust it right up to about 143cm high. This should make them a comfortable height for us tall fellas.

- Snowys(10 months ago)

New stock1 answer

Thinking of getting these for my girlfriend as we're head on a hiking trip soon. Just wondering when the next load of stock will be in?

- Coogee (1 year ago)

Hey Paul,

We've got a stack of these on order with an eta of mid-September. That's the best estimate I can give you at the moment. We'll take the out of stock notification down as soon as we have stock in our warehouse.

- Snowys(1 year ago)

New Stock1 answer

Hi is the new stock still on track for early August? Looking to get some other products as well but will hold off if I can get it all shipped at same time?

- Perth(1 year ago)

G'day Travis,

To the best of my knowledge, the Black Diamond Trail Back trekking poles are due back into stock in early August. You're welcome to place an order now if you like and we can ship whats currently available and follow that with the poles when they arrive back in store here. What ever works best for you! 

- Snowys(1 year ago)

sizing1 answer

Hi, I am only 153cm tall, would these be suitable for my height. I am doing Kokoda in October. If not could you advise on another brand/style that would be suitable. thank you

- Perth WA(1 year ago)

G'day Michelle,

I've just grabbed a Black Diamond Trail Back hiking pole and the minimum height I can set it to is approximately 75cm. I reckon this should work for you!

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Weight load1 answer

Hi i was wondering if u could please tell me how much weight the poles will handle? Thanks.

- Windsor(1 year ago)

G'day Daniel,

Great question. From undertaking some research, Black Diamond unfortunately don't provide a weight rating. However, independent reviewers have done some testing (can't vouch for how credible) on the Flicklock Mechanisms and the most common response is around 150kg load resistance on these connections.

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Price & weight question1 answer

Is the price per 1 pole? Is tge weight per pole as well?

- The basin(1 year ago)

G'day Martin, 

I do apologise about the confusing name, but yes the Black Diamond Trail Back definitely comes in a pair (I checked the stock to be sure).

I'll make sure the name is changed to prevent further confusion Martin. The weight on the packaging of these poles says 562g so individually they'd be 281g per pole. 

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Does your current stock look the same as this?2 answers

The 2016 edition comes with extra gripping areas below the hand grip. Is your current stock the 2015 edition from these photos, or has the photo not been updated since you received the latest ones? Thanks

- Townsville, QLD(3 years ago)
Our current stock is as per the image Steve, the new model may not have reached Oz yet. I've consulted our Black Diamond representative regarding an eta for Australia and I'll post my findings back here.
- Snowys(3 years ago)
Good Morning Steve! Word on the street is that the ETA for the updated BD poles into Australia is mid March, so not too far away. We'll have stock soon after they become available.
- Snowys(3 years ago)

Is your listed price for the pair?2 answers

Hi there, Are these trekking poles a pair or only a single pole?

- WARWICK, QLD(3 years ago)
Hi Phil, Indeed! The listed price is for the pair of hiking poles. Only the treking poles featuring one pole in their display picture are a single pole, all the others should be a pair of poles. I hope this helps!
- Snowys(3 years ago)

Understandable that you'd be confused given the fact they mislabelled the item as "Tail Back Trekking Pole" But yes, these definitely come in pairs.

- TOWNSVILLE, QLD(3 years ago)
Heads up! Our store in Brendale (QLD) doesn’t have footwear available for fittings. If you order online, your footwear will be sent from SA... quick-smart!
Heads up! Our store in Brendale (QLD) doesn’t have footwear available for fittings. If you order online, your footwear will be sent from SA... quick-smart!
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