Buy bamboo ski poles

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.

1 000 SEK

+ shipping and add-ons if selected

Poles are measured by their total length, from the top of the grip to the bottom of the tip. More about selecting length see below!
Any text/logo will be discussed later. More info below!
Shipping with DB Schenker (climate compensated). Collect in Kristianstad or Malmö only when possible.
Ski pole production is done privately and invoicing is therefore done through Gigger AB. The terms and conditions are based on the terms that apply to purchases between private individuals in accordance with the Swedish Sales of Goods Act (SFS 1990:931).



Weight: About 270—300 g/pole (125 cm length).

Grip: Extra good grip from synthetic rubber (thermoplastic elastomer, TPE-SEBS). Cork grips consist of 50% cork/50% TPE-SEBS. Note! Cork grips can crack when used with grip extension.

Extended grip (optional): 25 cm of extra friction area, made either of non-slip polyolefin plastic or bark tanned reindeer leather.

Strap: Can be tightened with just one hand. Made from recycled polypropylene (PP).

Bamboo: Calcutta bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) measuring Ø17–19 mm by the grip and Ø14–15 mm by the basket.

Basket: Baskets of low-density polyethylene (PE-LD), still flexible at −30ºC. Available in sizes of Ø100 mm, Ø90 mm, or Ø80 mm. Also a Ø120 mm flexible touring basket with aluminum ring.

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).

For alpine skiing the pole length is usually 65–70% of your own height. The appropriate pole length for you depends on your height, terrain and personal preferences. Read more on Bergfreunde and try their calculator!

You can choose to have your own custom engraving on an area of maximum 12×130 mm. You also chose between your own text or graphic element, that will be engraved on the opposite side of the Rimfors logo. Any text or logo file will be discussed during the order process. More about custom engraving!

Grips, baskets and carbide tips are manufactured by Tehnomat. Straps are made by Weaver Textile. Ferrules are lathe-turned by Gnosjö Automatsvarvning. The Calcutta bamboo grows in India and is directly imported from Calcutta Bamboo. Strap tighteners are made courtesy of Tony Lindberg. Extended grips of bark-tanned reindeer leather are made by Kero. and treated withe leather grease from Fat Bear™. Extended grips of non-slip heat shrink tubing are made by Kehong Enterprises.

All materials can be energy recycled and are classified as non-harmful by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation. All materials except from the hot melt adhesive and the linseed oil wax can be reused and recycled. The ski poles are shipped in corrugated cardboard made from recycled paper and corn starch, sealed with tape from recycled paper and potato starch. All done for minimizing the load on climate and promoting a well-functioning circular economy. More about the materials, climate and environment here!

Recycling triangles for polypropylene, polyethylene, aluminum, steel and corrugated cardboard.