Building on the previous success of the 3-season Ultra Distance carbon-fiber trekking poles, the new Ultra Mountain Carbon Z-Poles from Black Diamond take the super-light weight and excellent compactibility of their summertime counterparts and beef it up to a level of durability that can withstand the rigors of winter in the mountains. Inspired by the design of avalanche probes, a quick pull on the handle is all it takes to extend and lock the poles. Sold in ten-centimeter size increments; each length is fixed and non-adjustable.
With a weight as low as 485g per pair, the Ultra Mountain Carbon poles will hold you up in the snow without weighing you down.
Feature list from Black Diamond
- Lightweight Mountain Series EVA foam grip and breathable moisture-wicking strap
- Non-slip EVA foam mini-grip extension
- 3-section foldable shaft with speed cone deployment
- 100% carbon fiber construction
- Flex Tech Tips with carbide installed, rubber tips included
- Includes 60 mm Trekking Baskets and Compactor Powder Baskets
Usable Length Collapsed Length Weight Per Pair 100 cm / 39 in 35 cm / 14 in 485 g / 1 lb 1.1 oz 110 cm / 43 in 38 cm / 15 in 495 g / 1 lb 1.5 oz 120 cm / 47 in 42 cm / 17 in 505 g / 1 lb 1.8 oz 130 cm / 51 in 45 cm / 18 in 515 g / 1 lb 2.2 oz
ABOUT BLACK DIAMOND
Black Diamond is all about climbing and skiing. The company traces its roots back to 1957, when pioneering rock climber Yvon Chouinard started making pitons on a backyard anvil. In 1989, Chouinard Equipment Ltd. became Black Diamond Equipment, and these days the company offers a vast array of equipment for all kinds of mountain activities.
Here at GearX.com, we sell more Black Diamond items than any other brand. From avalanche gear to Z-Poles, Black Diamond has the right tools for your adventure.
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Year Spring 2013
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