You might see people ripping laps around the resort without ski poles, and wonder, "Do I really need these things?" The answer is a resounding yes. How else are you going to take full advantage of your powder days or pull your slow-boarder friends along through flat traversing sections?
We know it might seem nice to go hands-free, but ski poles are well worth the extra few ounces they add to your kit. And now that we've got you here, might we suggest some adjustable ski pole options, perfect for fine-tuning your setup and hiking for a few extra pow turns.