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Black Diamond Distance FLZ Trekking Poles


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Distance FLZ Trekking Pole

Bringing together the best of Black Diamond's collapsible Z-series and adjustable FlickLock design, the Distance FLZ Trekking Poles are lightweight, durable sticks for everything from short hikes to heavy multi-day treks. They're made of tough aluminum, which offers plenty of support without breaking and have EVA foam grips with lightweight foam extensions and breathable padded straps to offer support on rocky crossings, steep ascents, and treacherous sidehills. 

The FLZs' real trick, though, is their three-section collapsible shafts and FlickLock length adjustment system. By pushing a button and pulling on the grip, you can collapse and assemble the pole as you would an avalanche probe. Once assembled, the FlickLock provides a bomber adjustment mechanism, giving you 20cm of adjustment so you can always find the perfect fit regardless of terrain. Black Diamond also included interchangeable carbide and rubber Tech Tips for grip on various surfaces, so you'll be confident no matter where your adventures take you.

  • Trekking poles to make hiking a breeze
  • Adjustable design adapts to changing terrain
  • FlickLock system is easy to adjust
  • Speed Cone deployment for quick assembly
  • EVA foam grip stays firmly in your hands
  • Interchangeable carbide and rubber tips for varying terrain
  • Item #BLD00S6

95 - 110cm, 105 - 125cm, 120 - 140cm
Collapsed Length
[95 - 110cm] 34cm, [105 - 125cm] 37cm, [120 - 140cm] 40cm
Locking Mechanism
EVA foam
rubber, carbide
Claimed Weight
[pair] 1lb
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

Tech Specs

What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

Great for climbing approaches / descents

I've put it through the wringer
6` 7"
225 lbs

I've had these poles for 3 years and put them through a lot. The fact that they are (1) super light, and (2) fold into thirds means you can easily stuff them in your pack on a climb with a long approach. Given how light these are I'm impressed with their durability. I've fallen and basically caught my whole weight (225 lbs) on one of these poles watched it flex, and bounce right back (I was sure I'd snapped it). They are defiantly not as plush as other hiking poles in terms of padding and comfort, but if the choice is between no poles and these, I know what I'm reaching for.

>Rating: 3

Grip too small and wrist band thin

I'm used to Black Diamond products being of the highest quality, lasting for years. I ordered these trekking poles expecting the same quality. I was very disappointed. The grips seem too narrow, cheaply made, and didn't provide much cushion. The wrist band was made from a thin material likewise had little cushioning. I expect after a long day of hiking that the grips would be uncomfortable. The poles themselves seemed well made but looked like I couldn't change the trekking basket to a powder basket for winter hiking. Next time I'll go to a store first because now I'll have to pay a return shipping fee.


Do the poles come with both powder and trekking baskets?

Hey David, these trekking poles will not include a powder basket. Powder baskets are sold separately for trekking poles and come stock with winter poles. I also would not recommend these poles for downhill skiing. These poles are specifically designed to withstand the stress encountered by trekking. If you are planning on using them for snowshoeing or split-boarding they will work well but i would not use them as downhill poles. If you have any other questions feel free to reach out to me directly via the information listed above.


The prise is for a pair or a single trekking pole?

Hey Qi! This price is for a pair of trekking poles!