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CarbonLite Twinstrekking poles

Pair of uber-lightweight 136 g 3 section carbon fibre trekking poles for the ultimate in lightweight trekking

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CarbonLite Twins trekking poles

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£49.00

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CarbonLite walking poles- unofficially lighter than the official lightest walking pole!

These 3 section walking poles are fully constructed from carbon fibre, making them uber-light with a high strength to weight ratio and excellent corrosion resistance. The 3 sections allow the pole to be shortened to 63 cm so that it can be effortlessly strapped to your rucksack ready for use. The sections adjust with a very sturdy twist-lock mechanism so there is no slippage.  

The tip is composed of tungsten which has much greater strength and stiffness than many other usable metals. The EVA foam hand grips have low water absorption but offer excellent impact and vibration absorption as well as thermal insulation properties. The wrist straps reduce fatigue- they are easily adjustable with gloved hands with a simple pull motion and encompass EVA foam for added comfort.

CarbonLites come with Chamoix trekking baskets and rubber feet to stop that bothersome clinking on hard ground! CarbonLite Ultras are also available singly.

Key features
  • Full carbon fibre shafts
  • 3 sections - Packs down small
  • Tungsten tip
  • Chamoix trekking baskets and rubber feet included
  • Comfortable EVA foam handle (fully rigid)
  • Adjustable wrist strap
  • Minimum length - 62.5 cm
  • Maximum length - 134 cm (Tip to top of foam handle)
  • Handle length: 14 cm
  • Length of individual sections: 52 cm, 50 cm and 48 cm
  • 35kg strap bearing capacity (BS ISO 7331:2010)
  • Ultra lightweight at 136g per pole
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Weight

Single pole including handle: 136 g
Basket: 10 g
Rubber tip protector: 8 g

Pole diameter:
Top section - 16 mm
Mid section - 14 mm
Bottom section - 12 mm

Strap bearing capacity

35kg (BS ISO 7331:2010)

Origin: China

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Tomo
Amazingly light, Very strong

Very lightweight but still strong enough to hold up my MLD Duomid tent, even in gusting winds. Initial concerns over their durability were unfounded and they continue to perform well (we've just bought a second pair so we now have a set each!).

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https://pthomo23.wordpress.com/alpkit-carbonlite-ultra-49-00-a-pair-28-00-each/

We're very happy with them and would recommend them to anyone.

Dave
Perfectly Light and Strong
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These are the first poles I've used for walking. I got them primarily as they were cheap and needed a set to hold my shelter up.

Since owning them, they come on every walk. I dont use them all the time, mainly on hills and rocky downhill stretches and they work very well.

They hold my Trailstar up well and have put up with some pretty windy conditions.

Very impressed

Peak Walker
Perfect trekking partner

I've been using them over a year now for multi-day treks in the Lakes, doing the GR20 with a heavy pack and in the peaks. They're fantastic - very lightweight, strong and comfortable to use

Helen Watford Gray
Best poles in 10 years

Held my mate's poles as she climbed over a stile, and couldn't believe how much lighter hers were than mine. Bought myself a pair asap, did 30miles in the Pentlands with them and then the Cateran Yomp (54 miles over 24 hours). I love them. They weigh NOTHING. Most comfortable poles ever. How can something so light be so sturdy?

judib
they keep collapsing

Used them on a few walls and everytime they collapse down every half hour or so .. I've neatly fallen a few times .. very dissapointed that the lock mechanism just doesn't seem to hold ... I've used cheap poles for years with no problems ... I have requested a refund .. its dangerous to use poles that collapse ..

IainMcB
Not sure about these

Wonderfully light, and cheap, but one broke on its second outing. It was a minor stumble on soft ground, with little force. I don't think a metal pole would have bent, never mind break. It broke through the middle section, so I can't just get a new lower bit. I'm buying a new one, as I think they still have a place for backpacking in grassy territory, but I wouldn't go near rocky terrain with them.

Kudos

Carbonlite Ultra - First Look Review TGO

Chris Townsend takes a look at the CarbonLite Ultra poles for the first time and blown away by their simplicity, functionality and great value price.

If you want functional ultralight poles at a good price, the Alpkit CarbonLite Ultra can't be beaten.

Chris Townsend (TGO Gear Editor)

The Great Outdoors Magazine (TGO) June 2015 - Chris Townsend

CarbonLite Ultra - Trail Magazine Best Value

In Trail Magazines extensive test of trekking poles, the CarbonLite's got 4.2 out of 5 - Winning Best Value and blowing many of the more expensive poles out of the water due to their low weight and superb functionality.

Trail Magazine June 2015 - Graham Thompson