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If you find yourself looking for skins more often than you look for your season pass, then the Life-Link Guide Ski Pole/Probe will make a good addition to your ski setup. With 19in (48cm) of adjustability, this is the most versatile four-season ski/hiking pole that Life-Link makes.
Best all-mountain pole and probe for backcountry skiers and hikers. It features patented lightweight carbon/oval aluminum construction with 19 inches of adjustability. The ergonomically designed insulated grip, easy-adjust friction zone plus both alpine and trekking baskets for the carbide flex tips make it an ideal pole for backcountry in all seasons. Official pole of the U.S. Navy SEALS.
- Altrec Outdoors
Description of Life Link Guide PoleBorn and still calling Jackson Hole, Wyoming home, LIFE-LINK employees have been skiing and boarding the steep, deep and sometimes avalanche prone Tetons every year since. Now joined by a loyal following of professional guides, athletes and the legions of skiers and boarders who choose our equipment, LIFE-LINK continues its quest to design, build and enjoy the finest backcountry gear on earth.Best all-mountain pole probe for backcountry skiers and hikers. The Guide comes in two sizes 49 and 57. It features our patented lightweight carbon oval aluminum construction with 19 inches of adjustability. The ergonomically designed insulated grip, easy-adjust friction zone plus both alpine and hiking baskets for the carbide flex tips make it an ideal pole for the backcountry in all-season. Plus, its the official pole of the US Navy Seals. Converts to an avalanche probe. Includes both hiking and powder ski baskets. No compromise is Life Links motto.FeaturesOval Aluminum UpperCarbon lowerPatented Oval Locking SystemSnag-proof basketEasily converts to winter ski pole with built in avalanche probe19 inches of adjustment30 Pole Extends to 4939 Pole Extends to 5717 oz. per pair 30, 18.5 oz 39
- US Outdoor Store
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