Black Diamond Distance FLZ
Manufacturer's Description refers to the men's version
Combining the compactability of a 3 section Z-Pole with FlickLock adjustability, the Distance FL is supportive enough for backpacking, hiking, or stream crossings while offering up to 20cm of on-the-fly adjustment for sidehills or long approaches.
Here's what other sites are saying:
Like a good adventure partner, the Black Diamond Distance FLZ is strong when you aren't, supportive when you're bonking and easily adjustable when the terrain calls for adaptability. Taking the crossover expertise of the Distance Z and adding FlickLock Pro adjustability, the Distance FLZ is a mainstay for hard-hitting mountain athletes. Pole-locking is secure, fast and easy, and a three-section foldable design allows for fast-response deployment. Lightweight EVA foam grip and breathable, moisture-wicking strap Non-slip EVA foam mini-grip extension Three-section foldable shaft with speed cone deployment and FlickLock Pro adjustability Aluminum construction Interchangeable, non-scarring rubber Tech Tips and carbine Tech Tips Stopper basket with shaft catcher to secure folded sections Z-POLE RAPID DEPLOYMENT SYSTEM Concealed inner cord Single push-button release to collapse the pole One-pull, Speed Cone deployment Speed Cone technology comes from our expertise in avalanche probe design-a key component of Z-Poles' stiffness and fast deployment. Simply grab the grip and the first shaft section, and pull them away from each other. The pole will snap into place and lock. Each Speed Cone guides a shaft section into place, and stiffens the joint when the pole is locked. Protective, flexible tube ends cover the pole's KevlarA(R) center cord when folded. Weight Per Pair : [95-110 cm] 440 g (15 oz) [105-125 cm] 455 g (1 lb) [120-140 cm] 470 g (1 lb 1 oz) Usable Length : [95-110 cm] 95-110 cm (37-43 in) [105-125 cm] 105-125 cm (41-49 in) [120-140 cm] 120-140 cm (47-55 in) Collapsed Length : [95-110 cm] 34 cm (13 in) [105-125 cm] 37 cm (15 in) [120-140 cm] 40 cm (16 in)
- Bentgate.com refers to the men's version
Black Diamond Camp & Hike Distance FLZ Z 110 cm BD11220600001101. Now combining our new SlideLock technology which makes locking and collapsing the pole even easier with FlickLock adjustability the Distance FLZ is a mainstay for hard-hitting mountain adventurers. The upgraded Distance FLZ is also 30percent stiffer with improved joint support. The pole's three-section foldable design allows for fast-response deployment making the Distance FLZ the ultimate adaptable three-season pole with durable aluminum construction.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
Like a good adventure partner, Black Diamond Distance FLZ trekking poles are strong and supportive when you're bonking and adjust quickly when the terrain changes.
- REI refers to the men's version
Bringing together the best of Black Diamond's collapsible Z-series and adjustable FlickLock design, the Distance FLZ Trekking Poles are lightweight, durable sticks for everything from short hikes to heavy multi-day treks. They're made of tough aluminum, which offers plenty of support without breaking and have EVA foam grips with lightweight foam extensions and breathable padded straps to offer support on rocky crossings, steep ascents, and treacherous sidehills. The FLZs' real trick, though, is their three-section collapsible shafts and FlickLock length adjustment system. By pushing a button and pulling on the grip, you can collapse and assemble the pole as you would an avalanche probe. Once assembled, the FlickLock provides a bomber adjustment mechanism, giving you 20cm of adjustment so you can always find the perfect fit regardless of terrain. Black Diamond also included interchangeable carbide and rubber Tech Tips for grip on various surfaces, so you'll be confident no matter where your adventures take you.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
The Distance FLZ replaced the Black Diamond Distance FL.
14 to 16 ounces per pair (depending on length)