WS from Mesa, AZ wrote a review of Black Diamond Ultra Distance Trekking Pole on January 15, 2013
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Pros: Amazingly light and sturdy. Arms never got tired after hiking over 9 miles. Easy to open and close. Small enough to fit in a backpack.
Cons: Hand strap were a little tight for an average person.