MSR Deploy TR-2

Retailers' Descriptions

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The MSR Deploy TR-2 snowshoe poles offer quick 1-handed adjustments and are best used for snowshoeing, ski touring and winter hikes where the poles are used mostly in hand.

- REI

Free Shipping. MSR Deploy TR-2 Trekking Pole FEATURES of the MSR Deploy TR-2 Trekking Pole SureLock(TM) adjustment system prevents loosening and slipping during use One-handed trigger release lets you change the length of the pole quickly and easily to adapt to changing terrain, even while wearing gloves Adjustable straps and comfortable grips 7000-series aluminum is lightweight and very strong Poles can be fully collapsed or extended with a single movement Sold in pairs Breakaway Winter Strap: Designed for glove-friendly adjustments and will force-release if pole gets lodged during a fall Effortless Swing: Low-profile adjustment high on the pole reduces shaft weight for an effortless swing Ergonomic Grip: Comfortable grip features a catch for raising AT and snowshoe heel lifts Snowshoeing, ski touring, or winter hiking across the backcountry's closely stacked, complex contour lines, nothing will support you like MSR's Deploy TR-2 poles Breakaway, glove-adjustable straps and ergonomic, dual-density grips ensure comfort and control

- Moosejaw

When you're in the resort, a broken pole is an inconvenience--in committing alpine terrain, not so much, which is why you see seasoned backcountry adventurers sporting poles like the light, adjustable, and bomber MSR Deploy TR-2. It's slightly heavier than its big brother the TR-3 and doesn't collapse quite as much, but it's still a high-end, heavy-duty backcountry stick. Unlike most adjustable poles, the TR-2 has a glove-friendly one-handed Trigger Release adjustment system, allowing you to easily and meaningfully adjust your poles to the terrain--anyone who's skinned up more than three switchbacks in their life knows that stopping on every one to adjust your poles just isn't worth it, but the TR-2 is so easy to use that you might start rethinking your system. It also has a freeze-resistant SureLock System that won't slip at the most critical time, or become impossible to adjust in icy conditions. Even the grip is thoughtful and well-designed, with a easy-adjust Breakaway Winter Strap that force-releases if the pole gets lodged, saving your shoulder and your gear from inopportune destruction. MSR also gave the grip a small hook, making it easy to adjust tech bindings and climbing bails, or to scrape heavy snow off your skis. Throw in a light and strong shaft made of aerospace-grade aluminum, and you've got a pole that's more useful than you are, and probably tougher too.

- Backcountry.com

MSR Deploy TR-2 Backcountry Poles - The Deploy TR-2 Backcountry Poles from MSR are ideal for snowshoers and winter hikers who want one-handed length adjustments. The two-section hydroformed shafts are built of light, strong and reliable 7000-series aerospace-grade aluminum. The poles feature Trigger Release, MSR's exclusive glove-friendly, one-handed adjustment system providing the fastest, easiest response for matching pole length to terrain. This revolutionary mechanism offers unique on-the-fly adjustability. The poles are built around MSR's zero-slip SureLock System, a freeze-resistant, positive-locking mechanism that delivers the confidence of no-slip performance in all conditions. And a low-profile adjustment high on the pole reduces shaft weight for an effortless swing. A comfortable grip features a catch for raising AT and snowshoe heel lifts and the breakaway Winter Strap is

- Outdoorplay