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Gabel Transalp Trekking poles offer great value at an economical price! 3-section, 7075 T651 Series heat-treated Aluminum shafts have diameters of 18/16/14mm.They adjust from 64-144cm (26"-57"). The newly created L.L.S. - Lite locking system is the lightest locking mechanism in the Gabel's product line. A couple simple twists is all it takes to quickly adjust your poles. They have comfortable Composite Duel Density grips and automatic comfort straps which easily adjust with out the need for a buckle. The carbide flextips are replaceable and offer the most secure hold on any terrain and surface. Pack Length 26". Weight 20 oz. per pair. Made in Italy.Composite Duel Density Grips: ergonomic design for comfort, grip and durability.Automatic straps: adjust without the use of a buckle for convenience.Aluminum Oxide Coating: helps protect poles from oxidizing and scratching.LLS- Lite Locking System: Newly created at Gabel, it is the lightest locking mechanism in the product palette. Perfect in its shape, it has been designed in only two components: the shaft and the expander which is directly obtained by extraction from the shaft. This exclusive production procedure ensures maximum resistance and hold power.Carbide Flextips: concave, cylindrical tips offer secure hold on all terrain and surfaces; Carbide is extremely hard and durable; entire tip ferrule (Flextip) is replaceable.Interchangeable Basket System: baskets easily thread on and off; different size basket options allow poles to be customized for all seasons, all activities (trekking, snowshoe, backcountry touring, etc).