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Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Pole

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    • Ultra Blue, 100cm
    • Ultra Blue, 110cm
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    • Ultra Blue, 130cm
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    5 Reviews


    Wicked fast.

    Some people like sports cars, others choose speed boats, and the few who can afford it even pilot private jets. Your choice in speedy transportation, however, are your own two feet—and the Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles. The lightest collapsible poles that Black Diamond makes, their pure carbon construction keeps the weight down to a microscopic nine or ten ounces, so they're perfect for long-distance treks, speed hiking, and even ultra-running—if you're into that sort of thing. The collapsible shaft packs down small when you're speeding through the flat sections, then assembles with a quick pull so you can whip in out in half a jiffy, keeping that pace up during a steeper approach. EVA foam grips wick your sweaty palms dry so a lost pole doesn't break your record, and interchangeable tips means you can pick the most efficient tip for the terrain.

    • Three-season trekking poles ideal for ounce-counting speed hikers
    • Lightweight shaft perfect for fast adventure athletes
    • Foam grip is comfortable and sweat-wicking for all day runs
    • Three-section foldable shaft offers easy storage on flat terrain
    • Interchangeable tips for efficient use when the terrain changes
    • Item #BLD00S5

    Tech Specs

    100cm, 110cm, 120cm, 130cm
    Collapsed Length
    [100cm] 13in, [110cm] 14in, [120cm] 16in, [130cm] 17in
    EVA foam
    Included Baskets
    Claimed Weight
    [100cm, 110cm] 9oz, [120cm, 130cm] 10oz
    Recommended Use
    backpacking, hiking
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Hiking Poles Convert!

      I always thought I didn't need hiking poles, until I used them for the first time. And now I don't hike without them! They keep me stable, and engage my whole body while hiking. These are super light, and packable which makes it so I can take them anywhere (and i do!)

      You'll pry these from my cold dead hands

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I love these poles. LIke really love. I got converted to the hiking pole thing when I started doing alpine/mountaineering style stuff where I had more weight on my back, snow, and/or really long descents. I then got even more zealous about them when I started doing longer 'fastpacking' style pushes - where I'm coving a big chunk of mileage in 2-3 days. For a while, I was using aluminum two-piece poles, which were fine, but a bit heavy, and finally splurged on these and have never looked back. Hiking / running with these is a pleasure - it's a got a quick crisp motion given the weight and build. They fold up super small and fit into or alongside a small pack when not needed. I was worried about having the fixed length - but hasn't impacted me at all - I choke up or down as needed which is much easier than fiddling with anything to adjust the pole length

      Super happy as always with BD's design - which is well thought out and has been holding up well over the last year

      Really Sweet Poles

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      These poles are great. Light and really easy to collapse. They are a great choice for hikers looking for a pole to use on those technical hikes, and also runners looking for some support on longer or steeper runs.

      Almost Perfect

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      These poles are crazy light! The trigger action release is great for collapsing and expanding on the go. The rubber tip works very well and the grip is pretty comfortable. The only thing is would improve on is the play in the top section when the poles are at full feels like something is loose.

      Lightweight stability

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      Don't use your heavy ski poles to hike in summer, get yourself some lightweight trekking poles. These are shockingly light, they break down into 3 sections, and you simply pull to lock the sections in place. If you haven't used trekking poles while backpacking, you're missing out. These make life a lot easier.

      Unanswered Question

      I am interested in the Black Diamond carbon trekking poles. What length should I get for my height of 5’ 6” and my husband 6’ 2”?