LEKI announces the launch of the High Fives Wanderfreund pole, shown below, a new spin on an old classic to benefit The High Fives Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the dreams of outdoor action sports athletes by raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life-altering injuries.

The High Fives Wanderfreund, $59, is a single staff three-section aluminum pole featuring a new updated cork grip, Speedlock+ for quick adjustment, and a rubber walking tip over a carbide trekking tip. Available spring 2020, LEKI will donate five percent of each custom logoed High Fives Wanderfreund pole sold back to The High Fives Foundation.

Additionally, LEKI is participating in the 2019 Five For Fives program where five percent of their web sales on the fifth of every month goes to The High Fives Foundation.  For more information, visit us at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Media Preview Night for a special presentation on Monday, June 17, from 5 – 7:30 pm in the Colorado Convention Center. Or LEKI Booth #46031-UL during show hours.

About The High Fives Foundation: High Fives focuses on preventing life-changing injuries and provides resources and hope if they happen. It was formed as a way to “pay-it-forward” by the founder from his own recovery to help injured people. The Foundation has expanded to help 219 individuals and veterans from 32 states since its inception in 2009. The High Fives Foundation is a California-based, national 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. For more information visit highfivesfoundation.org

About LEKI: Founded in 1948, LEKI is a leading manufacturer of Skiing, Trekking and Trail Running poles and gloves, and its latest addition of folding camp chairs and tables. LEKI products are German engineered with most of the products being made in the company’s Czech Republic factory. This in conjunction with extensive research and independent testing make the best products featuring quality, value and technology. LEKI USA, Inc., headquartered in Buffalo, NY, is the sole distributor of LEKI brand products in the United States. For more information please visit leki.com or call 800.255.9982.