Shaft : 60.0% Aluminium, Shaft : 40.0% Carbon fiber (CF) Handle : 50.0% Polypropylene (PP), Handle : 50.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
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.
Laboratory bending and compression tests are carried out on the unfolded stick to ensure its effectiveness and resistance if the hiker has to heavily rely on it. 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.
Store the poles in a dry place, do not tighten the sections.