Black Diamond Trail Compact
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Reliable and durable, the Black Diamond Trail Compact poles are your all season hiking companions.
Black Diamond Trail Compact PolesSize matters, especially so for those outdoor adventures where a few square inches of extra space in your backpack could mean the difference between bringing your favorite ultra-comfortable sleeping bag and roughing it on the hard ground. Featuring a smaller, foam-based grip, and a shorter version of the Black Diamond Trekking Poles telescopic 3-section construction, the Black Diamond Trail Compact Pole is designed to fulfill your need for optimal functionality in an easy-to-carry, space-saving package. Dual Flicklocks allow easy adjustment of the poles length. Just flick the locks open, slide the sections to the desired length, and then flick the locks closed. The poles also come with carbide Tech Tips that can be changed with rubber tips, as well as the option of using either low-profile trekking baskets or powder baskets so you can adapt their use to the terrain and climate conditions of your trail. Great things come in handy packages, and the Black Diamond Trail Compact Poles are no exception.
The Black Diamond Trail Compact trekking poles are an affordable and compact combination of features and comfort. These poles are equally suited to weekend hikes or extended backpacking trips. The Trail Compact features a smaller grip and shorter length offering comfort and weight savings to smaller hikers! Ergonomic dual-density grip Non-slip foam grip extensions allow you to grasp lower, ideal for short sections of steep or off-camber terrain where you might need a shorter pole for a couple strides 360deg padded webbing straps Double FlickLocks secure pole lengths in a myriad of options and are easy to operate, even in gloves Three sections collapse compactly to stow on packs or inside luggage (23 in / 59 cm) Durable carbide Tech Tips are ideal for traction on soft, slippery surfaces, can be interchanged with non-marking rubber Tech Tips if you walk primarily on concrete, cobblestones, or rocks Interchangeable baskets between low profile trekking baskets and powder baskets (included)
We humans made a compromise when we decided to run with the whole bipedal locomotion thing. We were finally able to to do the running man, but we lost the ability to cover ground quickly with the power and balance of four limbs. The Trail Compact Trekking Poles uses high tech materials and a high-tech design to give you the power and stability of moving with of all of your limbs.