Vertex is an ultralight folding tarp pole ideal for use with our Tarpstar 2 and Tarpstar 4 tents, or with a tarp for a lightweight shelter setup.
Carbon pole sections with a Kevlar locking cord provide strong support for a range of shelter options. Available in two fixed lengths (125cm and 170cm) it's been designed as the perfect partner for our pole-free backpacking tents for those who don't walk with trekking poles.
Simple and quick to assemble cord lock mechanism lets you pitch in no time and be on your way faster in the morning.
125cm pole: 115g
170cm pole: 140g
Shorter pole: Unfolded: 125cm, Folded: 38cm
Longer pole: Unfolded: 170cm, Folded: 48cm
3K Carbon poles
After use (especially on muddy or wet terrain), take your pole apart and wipe down each section. Allow to dry completely before reassembly.
Undo the Velcro loop and allow the pole to unfold. Pull cord from the top handle until taut and notch the knot into the groove to lock it in place.