The Best Ski Poles

Ski poles are a key part of skiing gear; they help you maintain balance, time your turns, navigate the lift line and tow your kids. Whether you are making turns in the backcountry, hitting jumps in the park or looking for an all mountain pole, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top  choices.

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Top Pick

Leki Spitfire S


Lightweight and sturdy. Leki boasts of how lightweight and sturdy their ski poles are, which we found to be accurate.

What We Liked: 

Equally perfect for the park and the backcountry, the versatile Spitfire ski poles are made of high strength lightweight aluminum. The new Pro-G grip allows for precise control and feel. The slim, soft rubber texture allows for a comfortable grip without any unnecessary bulk. Buy it here.

Honorable mention

G3 VIA Carbon Telescopic Ski Poles


Versatile and Lightweight. We agree that the G3 VIA ski poles’ ergonomic grips are easy to hold without having to struggle.

What We Liked: 

Tough, light, and ready to go. The G3 Carbon Telescopic ski poles can handle all of your alpine adventures. The aluminum cam lock gives 30mm of usable range, and the removable backcountry strap allows you to transition easily from the resort to the backcountry. The ergonomic grip makes it perfect to use for both up and down hill movements. Tackle anything from powdery tours to big lines to summer treks with these poles. It's available today.

Editor’s choice

Salomon Artic 


Durable and Stylish. We agree that these ski poles are lightweight and extremely durable, especially at this price.

What We Liked: 

At only 100 grams, these poles are lightweight and strong. There are plenty of colors available so you can match them with your skis. Perfect for the beginner skier, these poles work great and come at an even greater price. You shouldn’t have any problems using these poles to control yourself or push through flat parts. Very user-friendly. Buy it here.



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