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HOW TO ADJUST THE STRAP ON A TREKKING POLES

The never-ending issue with staps is which way around they go? Romain, our pole engineer shows you how to use them.

Adjusting the pole strap

HOW TO PLACE YOUR HAND IN THE STRAP?

Our straps are designed for continued contact with the hand (no fold). The contact surface is:   

If your strap has a fold over your hand, it is twisted. In this case, take the time to untwist it to enjoy maximum comfort.
For velcro straps: if you remove the strap from the plastic buckle, make sure you put it back the same way (without twisting it). Otherwise the strap will have fold on your hand.

How do I adjust the strap on my poles to the right size?

ADJUSTING A VELCRO STRAP

It is very easy to adjust a strap with velcro: open the velcro and reposition it at the desired length. Check that the 2 velcro strips are positioned one over the other (laterally) to avoid the velcro touching and irritating your skin.

STRAP WITH CLASSIC CLIP SYSTEM

STRAP WITH RECENT CLIP SYSTEM

In the past few years, new clip systems have been developed. How to use them.

HELP, I CAN'T OPEN MY CLIP!

Your hand strap clip can be really difficult to open! It is due to the system designed to prevent unwanted opening. Here is what you should do if it happens.

How do I adjust the strap on my poles to the right size?

ROMAIN

Product Engineer at Quechua and Forclaz

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