Easton Mountain Products Adds an Ultra-Lightweight Trekking Pole to its Backcountry Line

New for Spring 2011, Easton Mountain Products launched the ultimate backcountry trekking pole. Weighing a mere 1.1 lbs, the CTR-65 ion Backcountry Trekking Pole is an all-carbon construction with two-tier adjustability for the backcountry user looking for durability, versatility and weight-saving.

The CTR-65 ion features an EVA grip with extended gripping area and adjustable strap to optimize comfort and responsiveness. Set the perfect length with the patent-pending Rock-Lock clamp and adjust it on the fly to match changing terrain. All Easton trekking poles include comfort wrist straps and winter and summer baskets for all-terrain venturing in any season.

“This is the backcountry pole is for the most weight conscious trekkers looking to maintain all the technical features they’ve come to expect from Easton,” says Easton Mountain Products Marketing Coordinator Rich Packer. “The CTR-65 ion Backcountry Trekking Pole provides maximum stability and control to travel with confidence in any terrain.”

Easton CTR-65 ion Backcountry Trekking Pole

MSRP: $99.00


  • Designed for backcountry touring and skiing
  • Two-section carbon upper and alloy lower
  • Rock-Lock Clamp System
  • Extended EVA foam gripping area
  • Fully extended length of 140 cm
  • Collapsed length of 83 cm

For more information about Easton Mountain Products, visit www.eastonmountainproducts.com.


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Ryan Alford is the founder of Snowshoe Magazine and River Sports Magazine. He now spends his days in Texas working for Lockheed Martin but dreaming of being back in the mountains of his home state of Colorado.

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