Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles

Priced: $59.88 - $79.95 Rated:   - 5 stars out of 5 by 20 reviews.
Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles
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Color: Fire Red
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Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles -

A no-frills, 3-section pole with double FlickLock® adjustability, the Trail Back gets you out and back, no questions asked.
Our no-frills, 3-section pole, the Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Pole provides reliable stability and easy adjustment for any on-trail adventure. Dual FlickLocks provide total adjust-ability to suit the terrain at hand, and two kinds of baskets provide 4-season customization.


  • The adjustable padded nylon wrist straps reduce wrist strain and adjust easily without the use of a buckle.
  • Ergonomic rubber grips and adjustable nylon wrist straps enhance comfort and support


  • 360° padded webbing strap

Weather and Wind:

  • Black Diamond Trail Back trekking poles feature low-profile trekking baskets, interchangeable powder baskets and long flex tips that help ensure traction in scree and snow
  • Includes 3.75 inch diameter baskets for use in snow


  • Minimum storage length 63 cm (25")
  • Usable Length 66.5-140 cm (27"-55")
  • 3-section poles; patented FlickLocks hold length settings with zero slippage
  • Simply flick the lock open, set the length and flick the lock closed; lock is easy to operate even with gloves on

Traction and Grip:

  • Durable Rubber Grips are comfortable and offer a secure hold.
  • Foam grips with dual-density tops


  • Import.


  • Double FlickLocks
  • Dual FlickLocks offer simple, easy pole adjustments. To adjust the pole you "flick" the lock open with your finger, slide the section to where you want it and press the lock closed for solid and sure adjustments.
  • Also includes low-profile, non-snagging 1.5 inch diameter trekking baskets
  • Tech Tips
  • Weight 564 grams/ pair (20 ounces/ pair)
  • Aluminum shafts are crafted with a traditional round shape
  • Sold in pairs
  • The ultralight, narrow diameter aluminum shafts resist corrosion and reduce weight without sacrificing strength.

When trekking starts to take its toll on your joints, the Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Pole helps take pressure off. Its aluminum shaft keeps the pole light, the foam grip is durable and comfortable, and its 360┬░ padded webbing strap makes each pole specific to your left and right hands. The FlickLock clamps let you adjust the length with ease for easy transport and for steep uphills and downhills, and you can switch out the Tech Tips with rubber or carbide tips depending on the terrain you're trekking.

Black Diamond's Trail Back trekking poles are basic, no frill, durable poles at an economical price! The three piece, light weight, narrow diameter aluminum shafts, reduce weight without sacrificing strength. Dual FlickLocks allow for easy length adjustment.


The Black Diamond Trail Back trekking poles feature tough aluminum shafts for durable and stability, and double FlickLock adjustability for ease of use on the trail.


Backcountry Edge (2013)

A no-frills offering for the frugal hiker who can do without bells and whistles but demands reliable performance, Black Diamond Trail Back poles offer three-section adjustability and user-friendly external locking mechanisms at an extremely affordable price.

No-frills performance and dependability with a collapsible, three-section design. Nonslip rubber grips with nylon webbing wrist straps for a secure hold. Includes interchangeable Long Flex Tips, low-profile Trekking Baskets and Powder Baskets for use over any terrain. Imported. Per pair.
Length: 27"-55".
Collapsed length: 25".
Weight: 1 lb. 4 oz.
Color: Fire Red.
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Activity:1 lb. 4 oz.
Additional Info:Series : Mountain
Adjustment Method:Flick-lock
Basket Diameter:1.5 in. & 3.75 in.
Camera mount:No
Collapsed Length :63.5 cm (25 in)
Color:Red and Silver
Grip Material:Foam Grip
Grip Type:Straight
Item Weight:20 oz/pair
Length:Collapsed Length : 63.5 cm (25 in)
Locking mechanism:External lever lock
Max. Length:55 in.
Maximum Length:55" (140 cm)
Maximum length (cm):140 centimeters
Maximum length (in.):55 inches
Min. Length:25 in.
Minimum Length:Usable: 27" (66.5 cm) Collapsed: 25" (63 cm)
Minimum length (cm):63.5 centimeters
Minimum length (in.):26 inches
Number Of Sections:3
Pole Material:Aluminum
Recommended Use:General Hiking and Backpacking
Series :Mountain
Shaft material:Aluminum
Shock absorbing:No
Type:Aluminum Shafts
Usable Length :63.5-140 cm (26-55 in)
Warranty:1 Year
Weight:Weight Per Pair : 562 g (1 lb 4 oz)
Weight Per Pair :562 g (1 lb 4 oz)
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Black Diamond Trail Back Trekking Poles Reviews:


They handled a complete A.T. hike

I used these poles for a completed Southbound thru hike of the Appalachian Trail and also the Vermonts Long Trail. I use them on weekend hikes now. The poles are very sturdy and I love the locks which do not slip (if they ever did just tighten one little screw to fix that). The tips held out great on all types of terrain especially mountain rock faces heading up mountains. Ive only replaced my tips. After five years of heavy use the aluminum had started to corrode a little near the bottom pole section. I cleaned it and still use them every few weekends for dayhikes. These poles are not ultra-light but they are light. I didnt give the weight a second thought ever. They are light, sturdy and excellent for an affordable average costing pole.
Bearwalker at Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) on 05/05/2013

My Third Legs

When one hikes as many miles as I do for work, the importance of solid, reliable trekking poles can not be overstated. THese are light and sturdy and easily adjustable on the fly, which is super handy for traversing slopes. I have an older version of these and they are still bomber. No troubles at all with the clamp adjusters. And they double (if only psychologically) as my protective weapons against any unsolicited wildlife encounters--fortunately, they've never needed to be used directly as such!
Chicks at Campmor on 07/07/2013

great poles!

Bought theses poles for my daughter as she has started regularly hiking with me. After a few trips of giving her one of my poles, it was time for her own. We recently climbed Giant Mtn in Adirondacks and these were invaluable to her. Greatly added stability especially descending the bare granite. The carbides really bite in well. I also also own Black Diamond poles. I can't imagine climbing high peaks without them.
Tracker at Campmor on 09/09/2013

Lightweight, & easy to adjust length.

Shortly after I recieved these treking poles I joined my hiking club for a 6.2 mile intermediate/advanced hike in our national park. Conditions were ice, snow, stream crossings and very hilly. I was so glad I bought and brought my trekking poles on the hike as they helped me downhill as well as up some faily steep trails. Thanks BD, I would recommend these for any tough terrain hiking.
William at Campmor on 01/01/2014

Good trekking poles for the investment..

These poles have performed well right out of the package. I am 180 and the poles are a bit fear is if I fell on them they would break far so good. The grips are a bit small for my hand and the straps are thin. The locking mechanism is superb. They collapse to a small size when transporting, Good trekking pole for the investment .
Hike and Bike with Mike at Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) on 12/12/2013

Second Pair!

Had my first pair for 5 years, without a problem, then lost them in CO this fall! Wanted to replace them ASAP. They don't have a spring-loaded impact, so no 'boing-boing' with every placement. No grip issues with chafing, etc., able to adjust strap for gloves/mittens. Adjustable length is also a plus if needed for a tent/shelter pole, splinting, etc. Good quality, reasonable price.
Mr Hiker, MI at Campmor on 10/10/2013

Excellent Product 5 Stars

Is now a standard part of my pack. Light Weight Easy to Adjust Solid Locks Durable Comfortable on the hands Will use in all 4 seasons Great for trekking or getting in and out canyons. First trip out could feel reduced stress on legs and knees Great Service when I phoned in the order
Brian at Campmor on 01/01/2014

Love these poles!

Just came in from a slow but steady walk of 1+ hours without a break. Have severe arthritis and problems in my back..could not walk very far any more. The poles take the pressure off my back and joints and I can keep going without pain. I have my freedom to wander outdoors again!
Regina43 at Cabelas on 01/15/2013

Just what I needed

I had never used trekking pole until a friend talked me into getting some. I purchased these poles for a weekend backpacking trip and I am soo glad that I did. They are very easy to adjust and provided me with great support. I will never backpack again without them. Worth every penny!!
Forest Frankie at Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) on 10/10/2012

Easy to use

My friend and I got a pair of these Trail Trekking 2013 Black Diamond poles and we love them! I've had some other poles before, but they were just wearing out. The reason why I bought these was because I will be able to replace the tips for super cheap.
Stephen at Campmor on 01/01/2014