Lightweight and rattle-resistant, the REI Relief Shocklight trekking poles for women supply support and stability without disturbing the peace. Shocklight shock absorbers weigh less than common spring-loaded poles and wont rattle within the shaft as you walk. Shock-absorbing poles reduce fatigue while improving stability lockout mechanism creates a rigid pole when needed for more efficient climbing. DuoLock extra-strong internal locking mechanisms apply a wide area of pressure against pole walls to lock in length adjustment. Reliable DuoLocks enhance stability and make length adjustments easy. With the new Stop Lock system, poles wont come apart system makes the pole sections into 1 unit for security and stability. Made from Titanal aluminum for durability Titanal aluminum is one of the strongest aluminum alloys around and offers mechanical properties comparable to steel. 3-section telescoping poles extend to a maximum length of 49 inches and compact to 25 inches for easy storage and transport. Ergonomic and contoured womens ultralight EVA foam grips have a smaller and shorter grip than the mens version adjustable padded neoprene wrist straps provide comfort. Extended grip length allows pole to be held low during short side hill traverses. Fitted with trekking discs and extra-durable tungsten carbide tips included tip protectors are strictly for travel/packing protection, not intended for hiking.