Ski poles of bamboo
Eco-friendly bamboo ski poles for alpine skiing – handmade according to your own color choices and preferences. Light and flexible but still strong and durable for energized skiing in all terrain.
Weight: Approx. 250 g/pole (Tonkin bamboo). Approx. 300 g/pole (Calcutta bamboo). 125 cm length.
Grip: Extra good grip, from rubber-like thermoplastic elastomer (TPE-SEBS). Cork grips weigh 10 grams less per grip and consist of 50% cork/50% TPE-SEBS.
Extended grip (optional): 25 cm of extra friction area, made either of polyolefin plastic or bark tanned reindeer leather.
Strap: Can be tightened with just one hand. Made from recycled polypropylene (PP).
Bamboo: Tonkin bamboo (Pseudosasa amabilis) measuring Ø16–18 mm by the grip and Ø14–16 mm by the basket. Calcutta bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) measuring Ø17–19 mm by the grip and Ø14–15 mm by the basket.
Basket: Baskets of high-density polyethylene (PE-HD), still flexible at −30ºC. Available in sizes of Ø100 mm, Ø90 mm, or Ø80 mm.
Tip: Hard tip of tungsten carbide (widia) for reliable grip on rocks and ice, mounted in zink-plated steel bracket, mounted in an aluminum ferrule (6026 alloy).
Other material: Strap tightener from leftover aluminum sheets, stainless steel scew (A2), eco-friendly hot melt adhesive of EVA and resin, and polish (linseed oil wax from raw linseed oil and beeswax