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 Ski pole -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A ski pole is the correct length for Alpine skiing if, when placed in the snow at rest, the skiers (Hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped) elbow forms a (The 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines) right angle.
Poles used for (Click link for more info and facts about ski touring) ski touring may be telescopic, so that they may be adjusted to suit snow conditions or the steepness of the slope.
People buying ski gear often spend hours researching the right type and brand of (Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow) ski, the best type of (A stiff boot that is fastened to a ski with a ski binding) ski boot, but rarely the poles.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sk/ski_pole.htm   (751 words)

 How to Buy Ski Poles - eHow.com
Ski poles function best when they are lightweight and have a comfortable grip.
Turn the poles upside down so the grip is on the ground and you're holding the pole by the bit of metal that extends beyond the basket.
Most ski poles are made of aluminum or graphite.
www.ehow.com /how_9618_buy-ski-poles.html   (364 words)

 Ski Gear; Skis, Boots, Bindings, Helmets, Goggles, Poles, Locks, Powder Straps
All shaped skis are narrower at the waist (where the boot attaches) and wider at the tips and tails (similar to an hourglass but not that exaggerated).
Skis with a shallower side cut prefer longer turn radii and will to be more stable at higher speeds and float better in powder.
Ski flexure is important to ensure continual contact with the snow during a turn.
www.skienthusiast.com /gear.htm   (872 words)

 e3 Ski Poles
Ski pole length is not an absolute science - there can be quite a bit of personal preference involved, but should be reasonably close to the length determined by the methods below, or the same as that of your existing poles if that length is "right" for you.
In general, a pole that is much too long will "jam" your arms during pole plants and can be unwieldy.
We fabricate the e3 ski poles to the exact length you specify, but if you are in doubt, be assured that plus or minus an inch of "ideal" isn't fatal (the difference between planting in powder or slush as opposed to planting on ice or hardpack is more than that anyway.)
www.biogrip.com /webmain/products/e3SKIs.htm   (585 words)

 Ski and snowboarding equipment - ski poles
Ski poles consist of a shaft, a handle and a basket.
The best way of testing the length of the pole is to hold the pole upside down and grip it beneath the basket.
Some poles are used as avalanche probes or can convert into a camera.
www.cheaptravelinsurance.com /ski-insurance/ski-snowboard-equipment/ski-poles.htm   (271 words)

 Ski Poles at Kootenay Experience
Ski poles are often the ignored part of our equipment but just like a good pair of skis a good pair of poles can make our skiing experience more enjoyable.
Skiing is actually substantially easier especially in those desperate moments when you pull a turn out of nowhere because you were able to get those hands punched down the hill.
Collapsible 2 and 3 stage poles are great if like snowboarders you need to pack your poles up small or if you are doing a big traverse on a sidehill.
www.kootenayexperience.com /productinfo/skipoles.html   (314 words)

 Ski Poles, Probe Poles, Trekking Poles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
3-section pole adjusts from 60cm to 150cm, dual-density grips with corrective angle, wide range of adjustment is ideal for expeditions and boarding.
AEC poles are a veritable timing tool for those who seek precision, incorporating the latest carbon graphite materials in a continuous diameter, pencil-thin shaft.
Innovative quick cam grip allows the pole length to be easily adjusted in the field, and quickly convert into an effective avalanche probe.
www.offpiste.com /Pages/poles.html   (639 words)

 Discover GOODE Ski Poles!
Ski pole design will never be the same again, thanks to the amazing strength and durability of high-tech composites.
Ski Technologies was the first company to totally integrate composite technology into ski poles.
The world’s lightest ski pole, the Carbon Composite is two-thirds the weight of an aluminum pole.
www.goode.com /skipoles.html   (259 words)

 Ski Poles: Best Selection & Best Prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Salomon Scrambler apline ski pole is set-up with a bi-material grip, a strandard strap, an ice tip, and a standard disc.
The Salomon® Scream alpine ski pole boasts a multi-angle carbon pro shaft matched with an ultra-light foam grip, a large neoprene strap and interchangeable discs.
The Salomon® Teneighty alpine ski pole boasts a multi-angle carbon shaft matched with a bi-material grip, a standard strap and interchangeable discs.
www.ski-snowboard.lootroot.com /skis-poles-skipoles.asp   (204 words)

 Rossignol Scratch Ski Poles from REI.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ski poles are the unsung workhorses of the ski gear ensemble.
If you're a beginner, a good ski pole is any pole that fits.
The Scratch Ski Poles are for the skier who demands the best there is for the pipe and park.
www.rei.com /webservices/rei/DisplayStyle/729284   (151 words)

 Ski poles Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ski Poles are great for when you're looking to get better at ski poles for selfish purposes.
If you need help locating ski poles then you've come to the right place because we have all the ski poles you could want.
The tapered end of your ski pole is 9 mm in diameter; the top is 15.7 mm in diameter.
ski.4netchest6.info /lake-tahoe-stay-ski-packages/ski-poles.html   (221 words)

 Ski Poles from Backcountry.com
The Atomic SX:7 Ski Pole is about as classic a pole design as you could imagine, short of making it from bamboo.
The K2 Silencer Ski Poles don't put up with trash talkers and skiers who spray about how rad they are.
The Aluminum Touring Ski Pole is a lightweight, durable pole that will have you skiing laps around the park for years.
www.backcountry.com /store/group/31/c1/s1/Ski-Poles.html?CP=CJ&CMP=AFC-Datafeed&AID=10281785&PID=1628037   (357 words)

 Aluminum Ski Poles from REI.com
These poles are engineered from an ultralight combination of aluminum and titanium that noticeably dampens vibration and increases pole stability.
Leki® Viper poles are built from an ultralight combination of aluminum and carbon that noticeably dampens vibration and increases stability.
These lightweight poles are designed to provide women with a performance edge.
www.rei.com /category/11785381.htm   (223 words)

 Backcountry.com | Ski Poles
Extend the lower section of pole for balance during your downhill hike and retract the pole for stability and traction during your ascent.
The Epic Ski Pole is a lightweight, reliable, adjustable ski pole with an emphasis on simplicity.
Black Diamond Carbon Fiber FlickLock Ski Poles are the strongest and lightest poles in the BD line.
www.backcountry.com /store/gear/all-ski-poles.html   (316 words)

 Ski Poles
The Atomic Beta Race Ski Pole is an F60 alloy pole with a slight forward cant at the top for a more natural grip and powerful launch out of the gate.
The Atomic Pro Race Jr Ski Pole is an affordable and effective pole for young skiers.
The SX:7 is a straight, traditional ski pole that still benefits from modern...
www.outdoorssearch.com /osi/ski-poles-267_342_1909.htm   (272 words)

 Leki Ski Poles - Find, Compare, and Buy at Shopping.com
Leki(R) Viper poles are built from an ultralight combination of aluminum and carbon that noticeably dampens vibration and increases stability.
The Leki Full Spectrum ELS Aluminum Backountry ski pole is a two piece pole that adjusts from 110cm to 135cm.
Leki Stratos Airfoil Ski Pole 2006 The Leki Stratos Airfoil Ski Pole is designed for stability, light weight and perfect swing action, with ext...
www.shopping.com /xGS-Leki_Ski_Poles   (1007 words)

 Ask The Coach - Alpine Ski Pole Sizing
Ski poles should be strong enough to assist in turning or moving yourself up inclines.
They need to be light enough that your arms don't tire too fast, and flexible enough not to break when turning hard, or when saving yourself from a fall.
Most ski poles come with straps on the handle to keep track of your poles in case of a fall or while going up a chair lift.
www.summitsportsinc.com /online/guides/ski-pole-guide.html   (220 words)

 Infinity Ski Poles - Carbon fiber cross country ski poles, grips, straps, baskets and accessories.
Infinity ski poles are lighter (40,46,54,64 g/m!), stiffer and stronger than ever and they have better swing weight as well.
All Infinity ski poles carry an on-snow warranty against breakage, as well as our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
The lighter weight and superior performance characteristics of all Infinity Ski poles will result in a faster, less fatiguing, and more enjoyable sporting experience for an elite skier or a recreational enthusiast.
www.infinityskipoles.com   (84 words)

 Welcome to Advanced Composites, Inc.
Carbon fiber ski poles have gone through a familiar history to date.
We have watched carbon fiber ski poles go from being a very expensive novelty product that didn't work to being a moderately expensive very legitimate high performance product.
We have designed and tested our current ski pole to meet or exceed the strength, light-weight, and durability of the best carbon fiber ski poles now on the market.
advancedcomposites.com /skipoles.htm   (387 words)

 Information about Ski Poles
It is imperative to find a set of poles that is the right height for you.
To determine if the height of a pole is right for you, hold the pole upside down and grip it beneath the basket.
Your forearm should be parallel to the ground (or horizontal) when you stand with your knees slightly flexed.
www.mamashealth.com /skiaccess/poles.asp   (162 words)

 Alpine Sports Outlet - Ski Poles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Alpine Sports Outlet is proud to offer ski poles from Scott, Life-link, and Gabel - 3 of the best names in the business.
Scott has proven over the years that they know Alpine Ski Poles, whether it is a super light weight carbon composite, or race-bred aluminum alpine ski poles.
The trusty Variant adjustable poles have been a workhorse in the industry for years, and the newer Teton Backcountry poles are an unbelievable deal for an adjustable backcountry ski pole that can double as a set of trekking poles in the summer.
www.alpinesportsoutlet.com /c-52-ski-poles.aspx   (113 words)

 Indigo SlipNot Ski Poles: Gear Reviews on MountainZone.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In steep backcountry terrain, ski poles must be absolutely solid and failsafe.
A hop-turn above a cliff band, for example, is a tenuous move that depends almost as much on a stable pole plant as it does a good ski edge in the snow.
Though things have improved dramatically in the past five years, the twist-lock adjustable poles common in the ski world have slipped and readjusted on me without warning in inconvenient and scary places, and thus I'm biased away from those models.
www.mountainzone.com /gear/indigo.html   (395 words)

 Ski Poles - Where to find Skiing Gear
As well as their made-to-order ski boots, DaleBoot also offers a ski pole design with a “Wrist Assist” feature.
Poles for skiing, hiking and trekking from Alpina.
A great way to save money on ski poles is by buying used.
www.skishoppingguide.com /skipoles.html   (303 words)

 Water Ski Poles
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www.water-ski-equipment.com /water_ski_poles.html   (223 words)

 Salomon Ski Poles
Ski poles for everyone's taste in all sizes.
All ski poles are sold in pairs i.e.
Basic aluminum poles with a PVC ergonomic grip and standard strap and Salomon flat disc (basket).
www.snowshack.com /salomon-ski-poles.html   (295 words)

 Crossmax 10 ski poles Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
You're looking for crossmax 10 ski poles which we have lots of.
Crossmax 10 Ski Poles are great for when you're looking to get better at crossmax 10 ski poles for selfish purposes.
If you need help locating crossmax 10 ski poles then you've come to the right place because we have all the crossmax 10 ski poles you could want.
ski.4netchest6.info /ski-vacation/crossmax-10-ski-poles.html   (276 words)

 Salomon Allium Ski Poles (Salomon-) - PriceGrabber.com
Description: The Salomon Allium Ski Poles is a light-weight leisure pole whose performance features provide excellent comfort and control.
This ski pole has Salomon's Gripfit which is an ergonomic shape to improve comfort and control.
The handle is arched to fit the shape of the palm of your hand.
www.pricegrabber.com /search_getprod.php/masterid=6381141   (240 words)

 Ski Poles | GoOutside.org
Sub-Navigation » » Ski » » Alpine Skiing » » Ski Poles
Ski Poles are the Ultimate Aid in any ski environment.
Besides Ski Poles, we also recommend these items...
gooutside.org /store/Ski_Poles.html   (260 words)

 Buy Recreational and Racing Carbon Fiber Canoe Paddles, Nordic Ski Poles, Parts and other gear by Zaveral Racing ...
Zaveral Racing Equipment has been acknowledged as the ultimate producer of high performance lightweight canoe paddles and cross country ski poles since its inception in 1973.
By continually adapting the latest aerospace materials and design techniques to the sporting industry, we have stood alone as the paddle and ski pole of choice for elite racers and enthusiasts around the world.
Infinity Ski Poles and Equipment - We manufacture a very lightweight Nordic Ski pole, find out how we "do it" and more about Infinity Ski poles.
www.zre.com   (350 words)

 Ski Poles: Alpine Skiing: Ski : Skiing Products & Gear
The Alpina ASC Touring Pole is tougher than you are with its durable aluminum construction.
The Leki Full Spectrum Backountry Ski Pole is a two piece pole that adjusts from 110cm to 150cm and has an AirErgo Long grip for comfortable traverses on steep slopes.
The Teton Backcountry Ski Pole is an adjustable pole at a great price and comes from one of the most trusted names in backcountry travel: Life-Link.
www.backpack-newzealand.com /gear/group/skipoles.html   (1406 words)

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