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The Shiva Makalu Antishock is a women's-specific pole that includes all of LEKI's most popular features and has proven to be the ultimate pair of trekking poles for the most extreme adventures.3-section, 7075 Series heat-treated Aluminum shafts adjust from 61-125cm (24"- 49"). Super Lock System allows the pole length to be adjusted with the least amount of torque (hand strength) and offers the most secure "hold" of any other pole locking system in the world.LEKI's unique AERGON Thermo compact grips are designed for maximum comfort and durability. Automatic comfort straps adjust without the use of a buckle for convenience and comfort. The carbide flextips are replaceable and offer the most secure hold on any terrain and surface. Color: Tan. Pack Length 24". Weight 13.8oz. per pair. Import.AERGON Thermo compact grips ergonomic design specifically created for trekking; Smaller size for smaller hands.Foam rubber for comfort, breathability, and durability; ergonomic design for control and support.Edgeless outer shape offers a variety of comfortable, secure gripping options.Biotec 2 lightweight shell cavity.Automatic comfort straps: adjust without the use of a buckle for convenience.Lined with a soft, quick drying wicking material for comfort.Lock and release system.Integrated Positive Angle: 10-degree angle incorporated into the handle keeps wrist in neutral position during pole plants, reducing strain; Allows for minimal packing/stowing size.Optimized swing weight.Super Lock System (SLS): the strongest pole locking system available as tested and certified by TUV (International Compliance Management) >140 kg per pole; secure adjustment hold with the least amount of torque (hand strength required) offers secure, reliable support that is easy to use - just 3-6 twists; High locking back force with 360 "back turn security"Soft Antishock - Lite System (SAS-L): Reduces stress on your body with an internal suspension system comprised of steel spring and soft elastomer that cushions the impact of each pole plant for comfort and security especially while descending trails.System is integrated into the lower shaft, reducing pack size by 5cm.ON/OFF function eliminated due to limiting of spring travel to 1cm.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.Optional rubber tip cover is available for use on pavements, when walking with dog, when traveling with poles, etc.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...)3-section adjustable: adjustment range 61-125cm. (24"-49"). Wt.13.8 oz/pair.
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