LES BÂTONS IN DETAIL 
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THE KNOB

UNIQUE

 Spheric wooden knob

Made with local cherry timber

Manufactured in Châtel St-Denis, Switzerland

Polished by hand

Treated with linseed oil

100% biodegradabl

PURPOSEFUL

 Warm and ergonomic 

Push point in steep terrains

Allows using the entire length of the pole at a climb

Flat base blocks the pole slipping out 

Without wrist straps to maximize on- and off- piste security 

 
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THE GRIP

 
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ROBUST

Grip made in hemp cord

*Material used for centuries in the naval sector for its excellent grip in dry, wet, and icy conditions

Cord tailor-made in Switzerland with European hemp

Each pole uses 5 meters of cord individually hand winded 

100% biodegradable

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PRACTICAL

30 cm of grip length per pole allows you to:

Hold the pole at different heights for best support and stability in all terrains

Easily slide the hand along to adjust the hand position 

Warm and comfortable touch when used with bare hands

CUSTOMIZABLE

The length of the grip can be easily customized in length as per your requirements

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THE SHAFT

 
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DURABLE

Made in bamboo for maximum strength, flexibility, and light-weight

Harvested in China/Asia

2.10 m poles sourced from Luzern (CH)

Treated by hand to maximize robustness and durability

100% biodegradable

FLEXIBLE & ROBUST

More flexible than aluminum

Gets deformed instead of breaking when subject to strong forces

Will crack longitudinally before breaking

LONG-LASTING

Carefully selected bamboo, according to Les Bâtons requirements

Cleaned, grinded, and heated by hand for maximum solidity

Treated with linseed oil for improved water resistance

LIGHT-WEIGHT

Each 125cm pair fully equipped weights around 500g approx. 

Excellent self-damping properties, limited vibrations and wobbly-feel when under high loads or stress

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THE TIP

RELIABLE

Designed to perform and resist intensive use

 

Aluminum ferrule

Tungsten carbide tip

Freeride basket

FIRM & LIGHT

Custom-made CNC machined aluminium ferrule

Riveted to the bamboo pole for maximum solidity and durability

Made in Corbières/Gruyère

TOUGH

Tungsten carbide tip

Concave-shaped for maximum grip on snow, ice and rocks

Made in Slovenia

ALL-AROUND

 100 mm diameter freeride basket for optimal performance in all types of snow

Made in Slovenia

*Can be removed in summer for hiking/trekking use