Hiking poles are extremely popular among hikers and runners in Hong Kong’s country parks, but some believe they could be causing irreparable damage to the environment.

Could a hiking pole ban protect Hong Kong’s country park trails, some of them rapidly eroding?

One Hong Kong race director is considering a ban on hiking poles to slow damage to country park trails. While preferable to suggestions by the government of concreting over trails, not all runners agree with the idea

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Hiking poles are extremely popular among hikers and runners in Hong Kong’s country parks, but some believe they could be causing irreparable damage to the environment.
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