Dont stop where the pavement ends This lightweight walking staff has an adaptable design for all-terrain conditions. Anti-shock feature can be turned on and off with a twist of the pole use the extra cushioning for going downhill, rigid support for uphill. Unique bayonet-style mechanism converts the hard-surface rubber walking tip to an all-terrain carbide tip for trail traction. Ergonomic cane-style cork grips offer a comfortable slip-resistant surface and a warm, natural feel. Three-section aluminum 7075-T6 shaft telescopes from 28 to 40 inches Easy Lock adjustment system provides optimum lock with less tightening torque. Compacts easily to fit into or strap onto your pack.