I found the lower section of a quiklok aluminum trekking pole about a mile or so south of Red Tanks Divide - it was right beside the big cairn that has a shovel blade in it. Printed on the pole is Duralumin 7075 in green ink. I bet you were surprised when you realized it was missing. I once lost a bottom pole section coming down a big hill - it stuck in the ground and I didn't realize it until a mile later.
Posted from my turquoise Princess rotary dial phone.