Ergonomic dual density plastic grip shaped for comfort & precision. Flick your binding risers or buckles with ease. Also aids in precise pole plants. Hard plastic eyelet yields one of 2 attachment points for drying gloves or attaching tent lines.Comfortable, form fitting, and easily removable back country strap for skiing in avalanche terrain. Lightweight and simple lower grip position for side-hill ski touring. Burly forged Aluminium lever with a simple and easy to use offset cam gives you a reliable and sturdy connection between pole sections. The Asymetric Powder Basket reduces drag & eliminates cantilever effect in hard pack snow or while doing steep terrain kick turns. Easier to hook binding heel lifts up and down. Flex Ferrules protects the lower shaft. Easily replaceable. Carbide Tip grips securely on ice and rock. Provides long term durability. Each pair comes with extra trekking baskets for spring/summer use.