Soul Poles limited edition :: ski

photo: Soul Poles limited edition :: ski alpine touring/telemark pole
Soul Poles says:
for the art collecting soul who wishes to stand apart from the crowd with a piece of functional art. designed and hand-painted by contemporary artist r. nelson parrish.*handmade in park city, utah limited edition - wasatch sunrise style - the limited edition is a limited release of the contemporary artist and color theorist known as r. nelson parrish. every year the alaska native creates a new rendition to be made available to the select few who feel that not only is a sustainable product important, but who also want to incorporate functional art into their quiver (only 50 pair are made in each design). this year's limited edition was inspired by a backcountry dawn patrol session by soul poles founder bryon friedman. friedman sent the images from the beautiful powder infused sunrise to parrish who then extracted the colors and painted them onto the bamboo. hence the title "wasatch sunrise." weOll even personalize them with your name or logo for an extra $25. performance - don't let the retro look fool you, these are serious poles designed and tested by professional skiers who demand all mountain functionality. in a third party lab test our bamboo tested up to 25% stronger than aluminum poles. in terms of weight, soul poles are comparable to most and lighter than some aluminum poles. they also bost a great natural swing weight. our grips are ergonomically designed to cup the palm of your hand as well as provide ample surface area on top to help you navigate through the lift line or push you to your favorite backcountry destination. our straps are strong, light, and complete with a soul poles logo inlay and our tips are machined from aluminum and pressure fit with a steel insert to ensure stability in firm conditions. although the limited editions are 100% functional, they might be better off in a safe place above your mantle. sustainability - unlike traditional poles, soul polesO 100% biodegradable bamboo shafts create a minimal environmental footprint. other green design ingredients: grips and baskets made of recycled plastics, and straps made from a recycled pet plastic weave, and low voc water based paints, making soul poles the greenest offering on the market. features* 100% bamboo shaft. this is not a veneer, our poles are natural and hand-selected for strength and durability* 25% stronger than some aluminum poles (3rd party lab test)* handmade in the USA (park city, ut)* grips ergonomically designed with grippy recycled plastic material for maximum feel and grip. surface area 2O x 1.5O to comfortably fit the palm of your hand to help push out of any situation * baskets made from recycled plastic and designed with double-bridged reinforcement for added stability and support in all conditions. available in 75mm (standard) or 95mm (backcountry).* straps woven with recycled PET plastic yarn* aluminum tips pressure fit with a steel insert for maximum grip on the firm terrain* soul poles logo laser etched into the bamboo* water based paint and low voc clear coat finish* approximately .7O in diameter* 1 year guarantee


Price Current Retail: $350.00


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