The Cristallo has the intelligent overall design of an excellent all-round pole. That's what makes it light, thin, stable but still extremely comfortable. The Cristallo, made from high-quality aluminum features an Aergon Soft Rubber grip and the innovative Speed Lock system for a hiking experience that's simply unparalleled. Air-textured strap wicks and dries quickly. SpeedLock system. 16mm/14mm/12mm shaft diameter. Speedlock is the first, and up to now, the only external locking system with TUV Sud certification worldwide. The 55 kg required by TUV has been significantly surpassed. A safety reserve which can be vital. Re-adjustment of the holding force is possible at any time, and at any temperature. Highest holding force of all external locking systems on the market for additional safety. Extremely quick adjustment and fastening even when wearing thick gloves in wet weather, ice and snow. Mechanism is self-explanatory and easy to use. Holding force adjustable without tools. Aluminium - For its top poles, LEKI uses exclusively high-strength aluminum shafts (like those used in aircraft construction), avoiding the use of cheaper materials. These are prepared and hardened in a process specially developed by LEKI. They are highly stable and able to withstand the most extreme conditions and types of use. With this state-of-the-art technology, LEKI is in a special position to offer pole designs which feature long lifetime and durability. LEKI quality is legendary! Aergon -The most important connection to a trekking pole is the grip. LEKI has developed the most revolutionary, safest and most comfortable trekking grip out there, the Aergon. These innovative grip forms and materials make sure you have an ergonomic grip on every trekking tour and hike. In addition, this system provides a strap with an easily-adjustable safety release. Sold as a pair.