Nicole Roundy wrote a review of Black Diamond Alpine Ergo Trekking Poles on September 1, 2016
Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
I bought these as a gift and they're a huge hit! The cork handles absorb impact nicely. Sturdy, strong and light. The locking mechanisms are flawless; much easier than the twist design. Ordering my own pair right about now. . .