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You’ve already bought your skis and boots, right? Good. Because now is when the real fun begins. Your ski day just wouldn’t be complete without a new accessory from each of the following categories. It’s that simple. These new lightweight poles practically do the work for you.
SCOTT Team Issue GS $90
The Team Issue, also known in the racing community as the World Cup, sells out each year. The ultra-lightweight aluminum shaft comes in an aerodynamic bent shape with a disc basket and a racer grip.
What To Look For
Bent shape and smaller shafts for speed; composite materials for lightness and durability.