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The next generation ski pole: the Carbon Whippet pole has three adjustable sections also so this pole is super versatile and can be compacted or expanded depending on your needs. The Carbon Whippet also features carbon fiber lowers.
Features of the Black Diamond Carbon WhipPet Ski Pole ClickLock Dial Removable steel pick Grip insert for ski mode FlickLock Pro adjustment Carbon lower shaft, aluminum Upper Indexed -+ powder basket
A dual-density touring grip and stainless steel pick with canard wing elevate the Black Diamond Carbon Whippet Ski Pole to an all-out favorite, while also delivering the strength of carbon fibers. The evolution of Black Diamon's legendary Whippet self-arrest pole, featuring 3-section packability and rugged carbon fiber lowers. The Carbon Whippet lends a new level of packability. 18 mm (.71 in) aluminum upper, 16 mm (.63 in) carbon fiber mid and 14 mm (.55 in) carbon fiber lower. Stainless steel pick with canard wing built into a dual-density touring grip. 100 mm (4 in) Powder Basket. Dual FlickLock Pro adjustability and security. Compacts down to 68 cm (26.75 in). Sold individually
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
A more-evolved version of a beloved design, the Black Diamond Carbon Whippet ski pole is made from 2 lightweight pieces instead of 3. A removable steel pick provides extra traction in steep terrain.
The ultimate ski mountaineering tool, the legendary Black Diamond Whippet Pole is made even better with rugged carbon constructed lowers. For steep, icy bootpacks and added self-arrest security on mega-steep, no-fall terrain. The time-tested Whippet features a stainless steel pick embedded in the pole's grip that can help keep minor slips from turning into slides for life.
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