Komperdell Gear Guide: Snowshoes, Accessories and Poles

Komperdell has been making snowshoes, poles, protectors, and related products since 1922. They originally started in Vienna, Austria, before moving to Mondsee in 1983. Their long history has been dedicated to developing and producing high-quality products that are ahead of the trends for a variety of outdoor activities.

Komperdell has expanded their range since their founding, and they’re still dedicated to providing both great products and great service. Their 100% Austrian-made products come with 3 years of free service repairs. Furthermore, Komperdell’s products are trusted by beginners and experts alike, and they have an option that works for everyone, no matter what they’re looking for in their outdoor gear.

Komperdell’s passion for their craft has allowed them to become pioneers in the industry and incorporate the latest technology into their products. From lightweight, all-carbon snowshoes to self-deploying poles, Komperdell innovates at every turn, and they’re always looking for the next big thing in every market.

Use the table of contents below to scroll to a particular product in this guide, sponsored by Komperdell Snowshoes.

Komperdell logoCarbon Air Frame 25 Snowshoe
Composite Air Frame Snowshoe
Peakmaster Snowshoes
Snowshoe Accessories
D’scent Poles
Ultralight Poles
Titanal (Mountaineering) Poles
Aluminum Poles

person snowshoeing with carbon air frame snowshoe in air

Check out Komperdell’s selection of snowshoes, accessories, and poles, including the Carbon Air Frame Snowshoe. Photo: Komperdell

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Komperdell Snowshoes

Check out their carbon, carbon composite, and aluminum snowshoes below.

Carbon Air Frame 25

product photo: Komperdell Carbon Air Frame 25

These snowshoes offer the perfect combination of a lightweight design and tough traction for ice and hard-packed snow. With an all-carbon frame and carbon decking, these snowshoes are 50% lighter than other options making it easier to traverse the winter terrain. In total, this ‘shoe weighs 691 g per piece (1.5 lbs).

They also feature an easy step-in binding that makes them simple and quick to put on your foot. The bindings are available in S, M, or L to accommodate a wide range of shoe sizes and provide a more exact fit. Furthermore, they come with a toe cover for additional insulation.

The Carbon Air Frame also has an elevated heel lift that makes tackling inclines even easier. Overall, these snowshoes can support up to 120kg or 260 pounds, including the wearer and any baggage. They retail for USD 499.95.

Key Features:

  • Hollow-core carbon frame
  • Quick fastener
  • Ice-rail claws
  • Heel lift
  • Toe cover

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Composite Air Frame Snowshoe

product photo: Komperdell Composite Air Frame snowshoe

These ‘shoes feature a carbon composite frame and decking with solid and webbed portions to increase floatation without adding too much weight. In addition, their integral-built decking creates a single piece with fewer weak points.

Easy step-in bindings and steel claws for traction allow for snowshoes that can tackle ice and snow with any size and style of boots. The bindings come in three different sizes (S, M, L) to provide the best fit and can support up to 120kg or 260 pounds. They retail for USD 399.95.

Key Features:

  • Carbon composite frame
  • Quick fastener
  • Ice-rail claws
  • Heel lift

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Peakmaster T22 Snowshoe

product photo: Komperdell Peakmaster 22 snowshoe

These snowshoes have an aluminum frame with Hypalon decking to provide strength and durability and improve floatation. They also include steel crampons placed underneath the ball of the foot and the heel to provide excellent traction.

These snowshoes have easy step-in bindings and come in three sizes for the best fit. The T22 can hold up to 80kg (175 lbs) and retails for USD 179.95.

Key Features:

  • Snow-repellant Hypalon decking
  • Stable strap system
  • Anodized aluminum frame
  • Steel front claw and crampons

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Peakmaster T25 Snowshoe

product photo: Komperdell Peakmaster 25

These snowshoes have an aluminum frame with Hypalon decking to provide strength and durability and improve floatation. They also include steel crampons placed underneath the ball of the foot and the heel to provide excellent traction.

These snowshoes have easy step-in bindings and come in three sizes for the best fit. The T25 can hold up to 100kg (220 lbs) and retails for USD 199.95.

Key Features:

  • Snow-repellant Hypalon decking
  • Stable strap system
  • Anodized aluminum frame
  • Steel front claw and crampons

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Peakmaster T30 Snowshoe

product photo: Komperdell Peakmaster 30

These snowshoes have an aluminum frame with Hypalon decking to provide strength and durability and improve floatation. They also include steel crampons placed underneath the ball of the foot and the heel to provide excellent traction.

These snowshoes have easy step-in bindings and come in three sizes for the best fit. The T30 can hold up to 120kg (265 lbs) and retails for USD 199.95.

Key Features:

  • Snow-repellant Hypalon decking
  • Stable strap system
  • Anodized aluminum frame
  • Steel front claw and crampons

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Snowshoe Accessories

Snowshoe Toe Cover

product photo: Komperdell snowshoe toe cover

In chilly snowshoe weather, sometimes your toes could use the extra insulation. That’s where snowshoe toe covers come in.

The neoprene snowshoe toe covers offered by Komperdell are easy to slide on and do a great job keeping your feet warm and dry while out snowshoeing. They come in 3 different sizes and fasten quickly with snaps and a zipper. The toe covers retail for USD 39.95.

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Snowshoe Gaiter

product photo: Komperdell snowshoe gaiter

These snowshoe gaiters help keep your legs warm and the snow out of your boots. Slide them on and adjust them to the right size with the drawstrings at the bottom. They fasten with zippers and include a strap on the bottom to keep them from riding up.

These waterproof, wind-resistant gaiters keep the weather out and allow you to get the most out of your snowshoeing adventure. They’re reliable in almost any condition and are available in two sizes, small (37 cm long) and large (42 cm long). The gaiters retail for USD 59.95.

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Snowshoe Socks Titanium 0.5mm

product photo: Komperdell snowshoe socks

The right socks can complete your snowshoeing outfit and help keep your feet warm during your trek. The Komperdell socks are made using a seamless bonding system that offers unmatched comfort.

Made of titanium, they’re also waterproof to keep your feet dry in case any snow makes its way into your shoes. You can wear them with any outdoor footwear paired with your snowshoes. The socks retail for USD 59.95.

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Snowshoe Binding

product photo: Komperdell TPU Snowshoe Binding

Similar to shoe laces, these TPU snowshoe bindings are easy to put on, comfortable, and offer stability for the foot. Once these bindings are attached to your snowshoes, simply step into them, close the quick fasteners, and be on your way.

With three different sizes available, you can get a perfect fit with any Komperdell snowshoes. The binding retails at USD 49.95.

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Poles

Well known for their poles, Komperdell offers a wide range of touring, trekking, racing, alpine, and Nordic walking poles. Below are a few models recommended for snowshoeing, with an option for everyone.

D’scent Carbon Vario

product photo: Komperdell Dscent Carbon Vario poles

Lightweight yet durable, this 2-section pole offers excellent stability and can extend from 110-140 cm. The extended grip zone allows for a more secure hold, and the ice-flex basket can handle inclines up to 28 degrees.

This pole is made with an aluminum alloy upper portion and a carbon lower to minimize weight without sacrificing strength. It’s easy to assemble with a handle and loop strap that quickly clicks into place and locks securely in place at the desired length when in use. These poles retail for USD 179.95.

Key Features:

  • Large Ice Flex Basket
  • Click-in loop strap
  • Click-in Touring 280 foam grip
  • Powerlock 3.0

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D’scent TI Vario

product photo: Komperdell Dscent TI Vario Poles

This 2-section pole features a long thermo-grip zone with incredible feel and flexibility when going down the slope. It provides sturdy safety and quick, effortless movement across the snow. Made with aluminum parts, this pole is durable and reliable.

It can extend from 110cm to 140cm and collapses to 97cm for storage and transport. A loop strap easily clicks into the pole to provide a safe hold, and the ice-flex basket can tackle up to 28-degree inclines. These poles retail for USD 129.95.

Key Features:

  • Large Ice Flex Basket
  • Click-in loop strap
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • 2-component rubber grip

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Carbon C2 Ultralight

 

product photos: Komperdell C2 Ultralight Pole orange and berry

This adjustable-length 2-section pole is designed for both safety and comfort. It has an extended grip zone to allow for quick adjustments and a soft, padded strap for extra security. It can handle inclines up to 28 degrees and will enable you to adapt rapidly to the terrain.

This pole can adjust from 110cm to 140cm and packs down to 98cm. It’s available in orange and berry colors. These poles retail for USD 189.95.

Key Features:

  • Lightweight at only 188g (0.4lb)
  • Touring foam 280 grip
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • Comfort padded strap
  • Ice-flex basket

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Carbon C7 Ascent

products: Komperdell Carbon C7 Ascent pole in berry, blue, green

This all-carbon 2-section pole is perfect for those looking for a lightweight, versatile option. It has an extended, lightweight grip zone that allows effortless movement with no adjustment needed. Tackle inclines up to 28 degrees without fail with this durable design.

This soft, padded strap keeps you safe and secure without sacrificing comfort. It can adjust between 110cm and 140cm and comes in blue, berry, and green colors. These poles retail for USD 149.95.

Key Features:

  • Touring Fatso grip
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • Comfort padded strap
  • Ice-flex basket

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Free Touring Junior

product photo: Komperdell Free Touring Junior pole

This 2-section pole is sturdy, reliable, and robust to tackle any terrain. The extended grip zone provides excellent flexibility and allows for rapid changes to adapt to what’s ahead. The padded strap gives you security and comfort.

This pole is made with an aluminum upper segment and a titanium lower portion that securely lock together at the chosen length. It can extend from 105cm to 120cm, making it perfect for smaller users, and it can handle inclines up to 28 degrees. These poles retail for USD 119.95.

Key Features:

  • Touring foam 280 grip
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • Comfort padded strap
  • Ice-flex basket

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Free Touring TI

product photo: Komperdell Free Touring TI pole

Sturdy and reliable, this pole has a large telescopic range and can be extended from 105cm to 140cm. It has an aluminum upper portion and a titanium lower portion to provide strength and resilience. The extended grip zone allows rapid adjustments to adapt to the terrain ahead of you without adjusting the pole’s length.

A padded strap allows for comfortable security, and the ice-flex basket enables the pole to handle inclines up to 28 degrees with ease. Once you pick a length for your pole, you can lock it into place without fear that it will slip. These poles retail for USD 109.95.

Key Features:

  • Touring foam 280 grip
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • Comfort padded strap
  • Ice-flex basket

Shop the Free Touring TI

Contour Titanal II Foam

product photos: Komperdell Contour Titanial II Foam pole

This 2-section pole offers top-of-the-line strength with an all-titanium construction. It’s reliable and strong enough for any mountain. Utilize the extended grip zone to adapt rapidly and enjoy your adventure with new freedom.

The Vario basket system is quick and easy to change so that you can get back to the snow even faster. This pole extends from 105cm to 140cm. These poles retail for USD 139.95.

Key Features:

  • Touring 2K foam grip
  • Vario basket system
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • Comfort padded strap

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Contour Titanal II Foam Compact

product photo: Komperdell Contour Titanial II Foam Compact

A compact version of the Contour Titanal Foam, this 2-section pole offers top-of-the-line strength with an all-titanium construction. It’s reliable and strong enough for any mountain. Utilize the extended grip zone to adapt rapidly and enjoy your adventure with new freedom.

The Vario basket system is quick and easy to change so that you can get back to the snow even faster. The compact extends from 105cm to 140cm. These poles retail for USD 139.95.

Key Features:

  • Touring 2K foam grip
  • Vario basket system
  • Powerlock 3.0
  • Comfort padded strap

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Thermo Ascent TI3

product photo: Komperdell Thermo Ascent TI3

This 3-section pole is a light, durable, easily maneuverable option, making it perfect for backcountry and deep snow adventures. Its extended grip zone lets you make rapid changes without adjusting the length of the pole. The system-wide strap also provides an ideal secure hold.

This pole is made from three separate aluminum parts. It can telescope from 115cm to 150cm and collapses to 72cm for packing and storage. These poles retail for USD 139.95.

Key Features:

  • EVA foam grip
  • System strap wide
  • Vario basket system
  • Powerlock 3.0

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Free Touring Thermo

 

product photo: Komperdell Free Touring Thermo pole

With its long grip zone, this 2-section pole offers great flexibility and incredible grip. It can tackle steep slopes and has flawless maneuverability, and it’s made from two aluminum portions that lock securely together.

The Vario basket system is quick and easy to change to adjust to your needs. The strap also allows for a secure hold, no matter the terrain you face. These poles retail for USD 99.95.

Key Features:

  • Thermo-grip zone
  • System strap wide
  • Vario basket system
  • Powerlock 3.0

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T2 Thermo Adventure

product photo: Komperdell T2 Thermo Adventure

This 2-section pole is durable and reliable for any terrain. Its extended grip zone gives you easy maneuverability and rapid adaptation for whatever’s in your path. Its strap also provides a perfect hold to keep your pole secure.

You can easily switch the Vario basket system to suit your needs. The pole has aluminum upper and lower portions that lock together and can extend from 115cm to 150cm. These poles retail for USD 89.95.

Key Features:

  • Thermo-grip zone
  • System strap wide
  • Vario basket system
  • Powerlock 3.0

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