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Fully featured and built for any season, the First Strike is our two-section, adjustable pole for kids. READ MORE
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Fully featured and built for any season, the First Strike is our two-section, adjustable pole for kids. Learn More


A 4-season, full-featured adjustable kids' pole, the Black Diamond First Strike Trekking Pole features a FlickLockĀ® adjustment that allows the pole to grow with its owner or as the terrain dictates.

  • Rubber grip sized for small hands with adjustable nylon webbing strap
  • Single FlickLock offers visual security that the pole is locked
  • 2-section length adjustability allows the pole to grow with the user, or as conditions warrant
  • Steel safety tip, low-profile Trekking Baskets and winter Freeride Baskets for 4-season use

Tech Specs

Series :   Mountain
Weight Per Pair :   394 g (13.9 oz)
Usable Length :   66-110 cm (26-43 in)
Collapsed Length :   66 cm (26 in)
First Strike Trekking Poles is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great investment If you are like me and start a hike with 2 poles and end up with zero due to children "needing" them, these are a GREAT investment. Simple to use, light, and bomb proof. My kids love them.
Date published: 2018-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for growing kids Bought these poles for my little guy at beginning of last season. Nice lite weight pole that is sturdy enough for him. Easy to adjust when he starts growing which saves me from having to buy new poles each season.
Date published: 2018-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great general use pole for shorter adults I've used these for well over a year -- on trail, on road, off trail, in snow and just about everywhere else. They are sturdy and would certainly be fine for kids, teens and us shorter people!
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light and simple I haven't had a chance to use these poles yet either for skiing or trekking, so I don't know how strong they are, but so far I love them--better than the adult version that I bought last year. They are simple and lightweight, and assuming they don't fold under the first pole plant, they will become my go-to pole for everything. I bought them for myself, a 5'6" adult, and they are plenty long enough with some to spare. Good inexpensive alternative for shorter adults.
Date published: 2015-06-30
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