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Recommended selection criteria:
  • Light weight
  • Good balance
  • Adjustable for a variety of terrain and use conditions
  • Compress to a small size when poles are not required (three section compress the most)
  • Pole use tips

 

Atlas 6000 Series 2 Piece Elektra Trekking Pole - Women's

Atlas Womens 6000 Series Two Piece Trekking Poles give you that total snowshoeing workout, whether ... more info.


Atlas 6000 Series 2 Piece Trekking Pole

Atlas Mens 6000 Series Two Piece Trekking Poles give you that total snowshoeing workout whether you ... more info.


Atlas 7075 Series 3-Piece Elektra Treking Poles - Women's

Atlas made the Womens 7075 Series 3-Piece Trekking Poles with super lightweight, strong aluminum ... more info.


Atlas 7075 Series 3-Piece Trekking Poles - Men's

If youre looking for ultra-lightweight poles for mountaineering summits or snowshoeing day-hikes, ... more info.


Black Diamond Carbon Fiber FlickLock Ski Pole

Black Diamond Carbon Fiber FlickLock Ski Poles are the strongest and lightest poles in the BD line.


Black Diamond FlickLock Adjustable Probe Poles

The Black Diamond FlickLock Adjustable Probe Pole is the ultimate backcountry pole. They will ... more info.


Black Diamond Traverse FlickLock Poles

The Black Diamond Traverse FlickLock Poles offer bomber performance and easy adjustment at a price ... more info.


Voile Split Decision 3-Part Push Button Pole w/ Scraper

The 3-part Push Button Pole with Scraper from Voile is an East Coast skiers dream. This ... more info.

 






 

Tip: When using ski poles for backcountry touring on very moderate terrain run your hand up through the bottom of the loop and have the strap rest on your wrist which allows you to lightly grab the pole and use the strap for better leverage and reduced hand fatigue.

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