Forclaz 500 Antishock adult hiking pole (one piece)



₹ 1,999

Forclaz 500 Antishock adult hiking pole (one piece)
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Made for Intensive TREKKING.
Pole with cushioning to reduce the impact on joints. The shock absorption can be deactivated whenever you like.

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Compact design3 sections. Collapsed length: 70cm, max. extended length: 140cm. Weight: 260 g.
Ergonomic gripComfort-lined wrist strap. Detachable shock absorber system to reduce impact.
DurabilityDurable tips (tungsten carbide).
CompatibilityComes with a summer hiking (small diameter) basket.
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

Precautions for use
Always check that your poles are properly tightened before departing.
Technical tests for poles
Bending and compression tests are done on extended poles to make sure they remain effective and can withstand stresses when the user has to lean on them heavily. Tests are also carried out to assess how the tightening systems cope with pulling, tightening and repeated stress, and pull tests on the tips and handles simulate poles getting stuck when in use.
Directions for use
When walking downhill, pushing hard on mountainous terrain or adventure racing, for example, people sometimes extend their poles. When hiking uphill, use the strap for support, When walking downhill, it's best to remove the strap so the pole won't get in your way if you fall.
How to adjust poles?
Hold the poles with your arms bent at a right angle. To adjust them: unscrew the middle section beneath the ring of the lower section, adjust to desired height (in cm), and screw back on firmly but not too tight Repeat with the lower section. NEVER GO OVER THE "STOP LINE", or the pole may break during use.
ComfortComfort +

Number of parts3

SeasonSummer and Winter
Information / Concept / Technology
Shaft : 100.0% Aluminium 6075 Handle : 50.0% Polypropylene (PP), Handle : 50.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)

Product test
All our poles undergo use tests carried out by users who represent the target market in similar conditions to those found in typical use. Our Field Test Missions team up our product managers with people not affiliated with QUECHUA to test, improve and validate our products.

Stockage tips
Store the poles in a dry place, do not tighten the sections.

Maintenance tips
If the pole gets wet, wipe it with a dry cloth or let it air dry, otherwise, it will rust and become difficult to open or close. Do not use lubricants.