Black Diamond Traverse Ski Poles
Lightweight and durable backcountry ski poles with a two-piece adjustable design, versatile carbide tip, and ergonomic grip with soft foam extension and adjustable strap. Ideal for backcountry skiing and mountaineering.
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Black Diamond Traverse Ski Poles
The Black Diamond Traverse Ski Poles are designed for use in backcountry skiing and mountaineering. They’re made with durable and lightweight materials and feature a two-piece adjustable design that allows you to customize the length for different terrains. The poles also include a grip extension for quick and easy choke-ups on steep slopes and a versatile carbide tip that provides secure traction on both snow and rock. The ergonomic grip has a quick-adjustable, soft foam grip extension that is perfect for sidehilling, and the adjustable strap ensures a tight, comfortable fit. The Black Diamond Traverse Ski Poles are an excellent choice for backcountry skiers and mountaineers looking for reliable and versatile poles for their adventures.
- Two-piece adjustable design: Allows you to customize the length of the poles for different terrain.
- Durable and lightweight materials: The poles are made with high-quality materials that are both strong and lightweight.
- Grip extension: Offers quick and easy choke-ups on steep terrain.
- Carbide tip: Provides secure traction on snow and rock.
- Ergonomic grip: Features a soft foam extension that is ideal for sidehilling and quick adjustments.
- Adjustable strap: Provides a secure and comfortable fit.
- Backcountry ski design: Specifically designed for use in backcountry skiing and mountaineering.
To determine the appropriate length for your specific needs, it is recommended to measure your arm span and select a pole length that is about 70% of your arm span. It is also recommended to consider the type of skiing you will be doing and the terrain you will be encountering when selecting the appropriate length.
- Recommended Use: Backcountry skiing, mountaineering, ski touring
- Grip Material: Dual-density foam with soft foam extension
- Shaft Material: Aluminum
- Tip Material: Carbide
- Basket Type: Powder and trekking baskets included
- Strap Type: Adjustable webbing strap
- Collapsed Length: 95 cm | 105 cm
- Usable Length: 95-145 cm | 105-155 cm
- Weight Per Pair: 592 g for 95-145 cm Length
- 100 mm (4 in) Powder Baskets
- 16 mm (0.63 in) aluminum upper with 14 mm (0.55 in) aluminum lower
|HEIGHT RANGE||SUGGESTED POLE LENGTH|
|< 154 cm||< 5 ft 1 in||100 cm|
|154 – 1741 cm||5 ft 1 in – 5 ft 7 in||110 cm|
|172 – 182 cm||5 ft 8 in – 5 ft 11 in||120 cm|
|183 cm +||6 ft +||130 cm|
Black Diamond is a brand that specializes in outdoor gear and clothing. It was founded in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1989 and has since become a popular and trusted name in the outdoor industry.
Black Diamond produces a wide range of products for outdoor activities, including climbing equipment, skiing and snowboarding gear, backpacks, tents, headlamps, and other accessories. Their products are designed for both recreational and professional use and are known for their high quality, durability, and innovative features. In 2020, Black Diamond was named the best-selling climbing brand and ranked number one in both the hardware and harness categories in the SNEWS Dealer Survey. This annual survey is conducted by SNEWS, a leading outdoor industry news source, and provides insights into trends and performance in the outdoor industry.
In addition to their gear and clothing, Black Diamond is committed to sustainability and minimizing their environmental impact. They have implemented various initiatives to reduce waste, use sustainable materials, and support conservation efforts.