Mark Giggey wrote a review of Komperdell Carbon Freeride Vario Ski Pole on February 14, 2012
They are great poles from the beginning. They are easy to adjust with gloves on, they have nice grips, etc. The only problem is that they snap, and easily. I was doing a pole plant and i hit a bump. That little jerk right there snapped the pole in half. So bottom line they suck.