Black Diamond Whippet Self Arrest Pole -
The Black Diamond Whippet Self Arrest Pole is a must have for backcountry skiers and snowboarders in steep terrain.
A whippet is a ski pole ice axe combo that gives you the ability to self arrest if you take a slide.
Chromoly pick canard wing built into a dual-density grip for excellent traction in the snow.
FlickLock mechanism provides 43 cm of adjustability so you can quickly and easily match the height of your poles to the terrain, even while wearing gloves.
All aluminum keeps these poles light yet sturdy.
The Black Diamond 3/4 basket gives great float without snagging or catching as you move.
Sold individually - pair with one of your other Black Diamond Poles or carry two Black Diamond Whippets.
Don't let a simple fall be the end of your season, or worse. The Black Diamond Whippet is perfect for steep-line descents and ski mountaineering when every move counts.
- Fluted grip interior to keep the overall weight down
- FlickLock Pro has a lower profile, secures the pole length in place, and adjustment is glove friendly
Traction and Grip:
- Chromoly ice pick with canard wing built in to dual-density rubber grip
- Wishbone shaped, vari-width strap hangs open for easy glove access, easy to lengthen even with gloves on
- Comes with a Black Diamond 3/4 basket
Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS)
When an ice axe and poles are too much, the Black Diamond Whippet Self Arrest ski pole is your tool for no-fall ascents. Adjustable aluminum pole with integrated chromoly ice axe pick.