Hiking Poles/Sticks

Jun 14th, 2009, 09:50 AM
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Hiking Poles/Sticks

I was wondering if I can take collapsible hiking poles on carry-on. I called the airline and the representative couldn't find a reason I couldn't bring them, but I just wondered if any one actually has brought them with.

Does anyone know if I could rent poles in Chamonix, the Berner Oberland area (we're staying in Lauterbrunnen), or the Cinque Terre area? Thanks so much!
ScullyGirl is offline  
Jun 14th, 2009, 10:17 AM
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both of these threads from other fora seem to say, no, you can't, but I, personally, have no idea.


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Jun 14th, 2009, 10:20 AM
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No you can't. They are counted the same as a camera tripod and must be checked.
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Jun 14th, 2009, 10:24 AM
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I love our Lekis. They are spring-loaded walking sticks that come be made into two pieces. I take them apart and put then in out suitcase.
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Jun 14th, 2009, 11:21 AM
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take them on a plane, I mean...
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