CTV News – Edmonton
August 1, 2014 | By Nadia
Walkers in Cloverdale stepping out of comfort zone
New trend getting people out exploring their environment! It is going to get really big in Canada.
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For moderately steep slopes, simply decrease the pressure on the base of the handles or drag your poles behind you. For steep slopes, keep your poles upright and in front and out to the side slightly, so if you do fall you won’t land on your poles. Bend your knees and elbows, and slow down any momentum. For long descents, it may be helpful to lengthen the poles.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education