Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Solo

 

Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Solo
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Solo
Manufacturer Black Diamond
Page By Wasatch Summits
Page Type Nov 29, 2011 / Nov 29, 2011
Object ID 7983
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Product Description

Add a third leg for nasty or involved alpine approaches with the Alpine Carbon Solo, a three-section carbon fiber pole sold as a single. For the best of both worlds, get two.

Super compact design folds up small, 23 in. but extends to 43 in.
Extremely lightweight triple-section carbon fiber material
Updated design now includes a comfortable cork top
Non-slip foam grip stays comfortable and dry
Comfy 360ยบ padded webbing hand loop
Long Flex Tips and low-profile non-snagging trekking baskets
FlickLock locking mechanisms are easy to use, especially with gloves on
Ready for winter use, just add a snow basket

Features

Pole Material Carbon Fibre
Adjustment Method Snap-lock
Basket Diameter Small
Grip Material Cork & Foam
Grip Type Straight
Antishock No
Max. Length 45 in.
Min. Length 23 in.
Number of Sections 3
Pair/Single Single
Weight 8 oz.


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Wasatch Summits - Nov 29, 2011 9:46 pm - Voted 4/5

Very tough pole.
I purchased two of these to make a set. I have put them both through hell and back. I have broken one lower portion on one, though Black Diamond got me setup with a spare which has been used for several years now. The model I use also has foam under the handles which works very well for really steep ascents. These have saved me from being minced meat more times than I can count. Light, tough and reliable.

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