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In competitive sports with repetitive motions like skate skiing, trimming small amount of weight from your gear can pay big dividends. The Fischer RC 9 KIT Quick Fit Ski Pole doesn't just cut a little weight, though; its carbon shaft and lightweight cork handle deliver stiff performance that saves energy with every plant.
The Fischer RCS QF pole is a roll-your-own top of the line XC race pole. Two sizes that can be easily cut to whatever custom length you want...156.5, 161.3...you can be as precise as you want. Cut length are marked on the pole-ingenious customization system for fast and millimeter-precision adjustment of pole length 100 % Air Carbon HM shaft with outstanding race performance 16-9 mm taper, 42 mm deflection, 1110N breaking strength The world-first in wrist straps: the zipper system means you can insert/remove hands fast without altering the perfect fit Ultralight natural cork grip, ergonomically shaped and developed with top athletes. Enables a smooth pole action Two lengths available: 155 cm or 175cm