GG 4's poles are flawless, less than 50 miles on them, light as a hummingbird feather, easy to adjust and use. I have several different sets of poles and could use a winter tarp. The only concern I have, if any, with these poles is that I do mostly off-trail mountain hiking in a very rocky setting, so I'm curious how they will hold-up when stuck between two boulders as I am falling towards the next downhill boulder---ouch and possibly snap?!
Do you imagine the universe is agitated?
Go into the desert at night and look out at the stars,
This practice should answer the question... Lao Tzu