Ultralight Trekking Poles at Backcountry Edge

LEKI Micro Vario Carbon (2014) Trekking Poles (Pair)

Ideal for ounce-counting and space-saving hikers, mountaineers or trail-runners, LEKI Micro Vario Carbon trekking poles offer ultra-lightweight (15.6 oz/per pair), adjustable performance in pack-friendly dimensions.

LEKI
Micro Vario Carbon (2014)

  • 15.6 oz/pair
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  • Reg. Price: $199.95
    $144.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Black Diamond Ultra Mountain Carbon Z-Poles (2014) (Pair)

Black Diamond Ultra Mountain Carbon Z-Poles deliver reliable performance in an ultra-lightweight, collapsible design. Innovative construction enables the poles to collapse down smaller and weigh far less than traditional carbon trekking poles.

Black Diamond
Ultra Mountain Carbon Z-Poles (2014)

  • 1 lb 2 oz/pair
  • Lightweight "top of the mountain" performance
  • Reg. Price: $169.95
    $75.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Komperdell C3 Carbon Powerlock Trekking Poles (Pair)

Weighing less than 14 ounces per pair, Komperdell C3 Carbon Powerlock poles are among the lightest trekking poles on the market. These carbon-fiber, three-section poles also feature easy-to-use external locking mechanisms.

Komperdell
C3 Carbon Powerlock

  • 13.5 oz/pair
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  • Reg. Price: $139.94
    $104.95
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Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z-Poles (2014) (Pair)

Ideal for ounce-counting hikers, adventure racers and ultra-marathoners or any outdoor enthusiast looking for streamlined performance, carbon fiber Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z-Poles deliver lightweight, collapsible performance.

Black Diamond
Ultra Distance Z-Poles (2014)

  • 9.3-9.7 oz/pair
  • Award-winning, carbon performance
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  • Reg. Price: $159.94
    $99.95
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Black Diamond Women's Distance FL Z-Poles (2014) (Pair)

Lightweight, collapsible Black Diamond Women's Distance FL Z-Poles offer streamlined, adjustable performance. Innovative construction enables the poles to collapse down smaller and weigh far less than standard aluminum trekking poles.

Black Diamond
Women's Distance FL Z-Poles (2014)

  • 15.2-15.7 oz/pair
  • Lightweight, collapsible and adjustable
  • Reg. Price: $129.94
    $79.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Komperdell Carbon Expedition Vario 4 Trekking Poles (Pair)

Employing an ultra-lightweight and extremely collapsible design, Komperdell Carbon Expedition Vario 4 poles are built for backcountry and high-peak demands. A hybrid carbon and aluminum design provides reliability at a lower-than-average weight.

Komperdell
Carbon Expedition Vario 4

  • 15.4 oz/pair
  • Reg. Price: $179.94
    $134.95
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Exped Alpine 140 Trekking Poles (Pair)

Lightweight (14.46 oz per pair) Exped Alpine 140 trekking poles incorporate extended length grips, easy-to-use locking mechanisms and DAC aluminum construction to provide year round performance. Alpine 140 poles have an adjustability range of 41"-55".

Exped
Alpine 140

  • 14.46 oz per pair
  • Ultralight trekking pole
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  • Reg. Price: $134.99
    $99.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Komperdell C3 Carbon Powerlock Compact (2014) Trekking Poles (Pair)

At approximately 15 ounces per pair, the Komperdell C3 Carbon Powerlock Compact trekking poles are extremely lightweight. Narrow diameter grips make these ideal for women or men with smaller hands.

Komperdell
C3 Carbon Powerlock Compact (2014)

  • 15 oz/pair
  • Reg. Price: $139.95
    $97.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Black Diamond Distance Cork Z-Poles (2014) (Pair)

Ideal for ounce-counting hikers or trail-runners, Black Diamond Distance Cork-Z Poles offer streamlined performance. Innovative construction enables the poles to collapse down smaller and weigh far less than standard poles.

Black Diamond
Distance Cork Z-Poles (2014)

  • 11.6-13.4 oz/pair
  • Lightweight, cork-gripped poles
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  • Reg. Price: $119.94
    $64.95
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Black Diamond Distance Z-Poles (2014) (Pair)

Ideal for ounce-counting hikers or trail-runners, Black Diamond Distance Z-Poles offer streamlined performance. Innovative construction enables the poles to collapse down smaller and weigh far less than standard poles.

Black Diamond
Distance Z-Poles (2014)

  • 11.6-12.7 oz/pair
  • Lightweight, collapsible versatility
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  • Reg. Price: $99.94
    $59.95
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Black Diamond Distance FL Z-Poles (2014) (Pair)

Lightweight, collapsible Black Diamond Distance FL Z-Poles offer streamlined, adjustable performance. Innovative construction enables the poles to collapse down smaller and weigh far less than standard aluminum trekking poles.

Black Diamond
Distance FL Z-Poles (2014)

  • 15.2-16.0 oz/pair
  • Lightweight, collapsible and adjustable
  • Reg. Price: $129.94
    $79.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Komperdell C7 Titanal Carbon (2014) Trekking Poles (Pair)

An excellent combination of durability and lightweight (17 oz/pair) construction, Komperdell C7 Titanal Carbon poles are well suited for alpine use, snowshoeing or year-round hiking.

Komperdell
C7 Titanal Carbon (2014)

  • 17 oz/pair
  • Reg. Price: $109.95
    $82.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Komperdell C2 Carbon Powerlock (2014) Trekking Poles (Pair)

Weighing just about 14.3 ounces per pair (without baskets), the Komperdell C2 Carbon Powerlock poles are among the lightest trekking/snowshoeing poles on the market.

Komperdell
C2 Carbon Powerlock (2014)

  • 14.3 oz/pair
  • Reg. Price: $159.95
    $119.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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