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Score Product Price Our Take
79
$80
Editors' Choice Award
This pole delivers top performance in every attribute we tested, earning our top honors from our testers
77
$110
This well-designed and durable pole has been a staple in the backcountry for years, and holds up for a long time
75
$154
A lightweight carbon pole that is best for users with large hands
74
$130
A strong ski pole at a decent price that also packs down small, but there are better options out there
73
$130
A good backcountry ski pole with a unique handle and solid overall durability
68
$110
Top Pick Award
These "baton" poles are great for ski mountaineering where they can double as an ice axe, plunging easily into the snow when an anchor is needed
68
$145
Top Pick Award
Our top recommendation for a ski pole that also provides some ice axe capabilities
68
$170
Editors' Choice Award
These lightweight, collapsible poles are our top choice for splitboarders, but we wouldn't recommend them for heavy downhill use
67
$200
Great features and solid performance in a collapsible and adjustable ski pole, but not the fastest when transitioning from skinning mode to riding mode for splitboarders
60
$170
This expensive pole has lots of bells and whistles, but misses the mark in key performance attributes
58
$190
This lightweight splitboarding pole folds down very small for easy storage on the descent
56
$150
An aesthetic and lightweight backcountry ski pole with durability issues
53
$80
An inexpensive option that disappointed us in some key performance areas

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