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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.
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
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.
CLOSEOUTS . Built for high-mileage hikes and all types of technical terrain, Black Diamond Equipmentand#39;s Contour Elliptic compact trekking poles feature the secure, easy-to-operate FlickLockand#174; adjustment system and dual-density foam grips with a 15and#176; corrective angle.
- Sierra Trading Post
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