Lightweight, fully featured poles!
These 3 section walking poles are fully constructed from carbon fibre, making them uber-light with a high strength to weight ratio and excellent corrosion resistance. The 3 sections allow the pole to be shortened to 63 cm so that it can be effortlessly strapped to your rucksack ready for use. The sections adjust with a very sturdy twist-lock mechanism so there is no slippage...Read more
The tip is composed of tungsten which has much greater strength and stiffness than many other usable metals. The EVA foam hand grips have low water absorption but offer excellent impact and vibration absorption as well as thermal insulation properties. The wrist straps reduce fatigue- they are easily adjustable with gloved hands with a simple pull motion and encompass EVA foam for added comfort. An optional extended handle is available to save you from adjusting your pole length every time the gradient changes.
CarbonLites come with trekking baskets and rubber feet to stop that bothersome clinking on hard ground.
CarbonLites are also available singly.Read less
- Full carbon fibre shafts
- 3 sections - Packs down small
- Tungsten tip
- Chamoix trekking baskets and rubber feet included
- Comfortable EVA foam handle (fully rigid)
- Adjustable wrist strap
Strap bearing capacity
35kg (BS ISO 7331:2010)
Total weight (per pole): 169 g Maximum length - 134 cm (Tip to top of foam handle) Minimum length - 62.5 cm Handle length: 14 cm Individual sections lengths: 52 cm, 50 cm, 48 cm Pole diameter: Top section - 16 mm Mid section - 14 mm Bottom section - 12 mm
Author: Chris Townsend
If you want functional ultralight poles at a good price, the Alpkit CarbonLite Ultra can't be beaten.
Author: Graham Thompson
A terrific blend of function, quality materials and light weight. Very good Value