Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Compact

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The Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Compact Trekking Poles are a shorter, smaller-grip version of our Contour Elliptic and is equally adept on snow, dirt, rock and any other trail surface you'll encounter.

- EMS

Black Diamond's Contour Elliptic Pole's oblong shape increases the stiffness of the pole making it a great 4-season trekker. The FlickLock closure system holds the poles securely and allows for them to be telescoped into the handle for a smaller packing size. Interchangeable tips and baskets make certain that you get the best grip on any surface you are travelling on. The Compact version has a reduced grip size and shorter length to accommodate the ergonomics of smaller people.

- Mountain Gear

Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Compact PolesA combination of versatility, support, and stability is what Black Diamond's most affordable elliptic pole, the Contour Elliptic Compact Trekking Pole, is all about. It is a shorter, smaller-grip version of Contour Elliptic and is equally adept on snow, dirt, rock and any other trail surface that you will encounter. The elliptic shafts provide added strength and stability, while the double FlickLock adjustments allow total customization depending on the incline or trail condition. The pole features interchangeable carbide Tech Tips, which can easily be switched out for rubber Tech Tips (sold separately) for changing trail surfaces. It also has low-profile Trekking Baskets and Powder Baskets. A dual-density grip top and a 360-degree padded webbing strap with a 15-degree corrective angle offer an elliptic shape for ergonomic comfort and strength. It is used for backpacking, trekking/day hike, and expeditions. The stiff and light Black Diamond Contour Elliptic compact trekking poles provide support and stability with an effortless swing, making your hikes and treks more sure-footed and enjoyable.

- SunnySports

The stiff and light Black Diamond Contour Elliptic compact trekking poles provide support and stability with an effortless swing, making your hikes and treks more sure-footed and enjoyable. Elliptical shaft is non-rotating, offering immediate engagement. Elliptical FlickLock features simple, mid-stride slip-proof adjustment, and won't accidentally twist open like conventional twist-type adjusters. Simply flick the lock open, set the length and flick the lock closed-a quick, tight and easily accomplished task, even with gloved hands. Dual-density foam grips allow variable hand positioning and steep descent control; adjustable, padded webbing loops support your wrists. The Black Diamond Contour Elliptic compact trekking poles come with baskets and long flex tips for enhanced traction in scree and snow.

- REI