Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork S17 Outdoor Gear Lab Editors Choice Award Sale

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Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork S17 Outdoor Gear Lab Editors Choice Award

Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Poles (1 pair) (S17)

Black Diamond

$249.95 AUD $259.95 AUD

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With a lightweight 100% carbon fiber construction for four-season alpine terrain, a premium natural cork grip, and dual FlickLock® Pro adjustability, the Alpine Carbon Cork is a premium four-season pole.

A highly versatile, fully adjustable four-season pole built with premium materials, the Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Pole handles alpine backpacking routes, mid-winter expeditions and far-flung treks with ease. Three 100% carbon fiber shafts offer quick and secure length changes thanks to dual FlickLock Pro adjustability. The comfortable wicking cork grip features a durable padded wrist strap and a non-slip EVA extension for quick choke-ups on steep terrain. Two kinds of baskets and interchangeable Tech Tips allow you to switch between carbide and rubber tips to account for changing trail surfaces.100% carbon fiber construction

  • Premium cork grip with dual-density top and adjustable 360-degree sewn strap
  • Non-slip EVA foam grip extension
  • 3-section 100% carbon fiber shaft
  • Dual FlickLock Pro adjustability
  • Interchangeable carbide Tech Tips, low-profile Trekking Baskets and Powder Baskets


FLICKLOCK® PRO

FlickLock Pro is the evolution of our trusted FlickLock design. The benefits that made our classic FlickLock design the best pole-locking mechanism on the market remain: it’s secure, fast and easy to use. The Pro’s new low-profile, stainless steel design, however, provides a dramatic improvement in quality, feel and clamping force.

Specifications
Weight Per Pair : 475 g
Usable Length : 63-130 cm 
Series : Mountain
Collapsed Length : 63 cm (25 in)

Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork - Winner Editor's Choice Award, Outdoor Gear Lab

"The Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork wins our OutdoorGearLab Editors' Choice award. They are light, strong and versatile poles; combined with the comfortable cork handles, climbers and hikers alike will enjoy using them on everything from the roughest of approaches, to simple day hikes. They are on the lighter side for telescoping poles, but if you're an ounce counter, this contender is far from the lightest. What our Editors' Choice award winner does provide is superior durability, comfort, and versatility, for just a few extra ounces more than the other competitors.

While these poles don't have an anti-shock mechanism, nearly all of our testers felt they didn't need them and after extensive testing during off trail travel, we actually appreciated the fact that they didn't have an anti-shock component. This competitor is strong enough for the roughest of trails, yet short enough to be appreciated by splitboarders and snowshoers alike. All and all, if you are willing to throw down the coin on these poles, you won't be disappointed."

Outdoor Gear Lab, 2016.

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