K2 LockJaw Carbon/Alu
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The K2 Lockjaw is a brilliantly versatile backcountry ski pole. The patent pending LockJaw clamp allows on-the-fly adjustments with or without gloves. Lower shafts can screw together to create an emergency or back-up avalanche probe. New bubble vial inclinometer determines slope angle. Carbon Upper and 7075 Aluminum Lower. Dual-Density Grip with utility hook. Two sizes. Small adjusts 100-130cm, Large adjusts 115-145cm Winter 2011/2012 product
Built for backcountry touring, the lightweight K2 LockJaw Carbon/Alu ski poles have a built-in inclinometer and a snow-depth ruler that come in handy when you're assessing the snowpack. Triax carbon fiber upper shafts combine with 7075 aluminum lower shafts that keep the poles very light and strong. Bubble inclinometer located near the grip lets you easily determine the steepness of a slope before you ski it, an important step in avalanche assessment. LockJaw clamping mechanisms offer glove-friendly clamping and easy release; poles adjusts from 105 - 145cm (42 - 58 in.) long. BackSide grips feature small hooks that work to adjust your binding heel lifts or unbuckle your boots, and soft thermoplastic rubber material offers excellent grip. Inverted centimeter markings let you to flip the poles upside down to measure depth of the snowpack. Webbed powder baskets offer a large surface area for maximum flotation in the backcountry; threaded design lets you easily take the baskets off and put them back on. K2 LockJaw Carbon/Alu ski poles have molded, adjustable straps that support your wrists.
K2's Lockjaw carbon/ALU ski pole features a lightweight Triax carbon upper combined with a durable aluminum lower to create a light, functional adjustable backcountry ski pole/probe that is ready to support you on your next adventure. When avy risk is high, the two lower shafts thread together to create a 200cm long backup probe. K2's Triax Technology uses a thinner (14mm) shaft that is stiffer and lighter than any pole they have ever produced.
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Half your avalanche safety kit is already built into the design of the K2 LockJaw Adjustable Carbon/Aluminum Probe Pole. From the tough-but-lightweight shaft to the built-in inclinometer, this pole was designed for the dedicated backcountry skier. You want this pole if you're into dawn, dusk, or powder patrols far away from the help of ski patrol.