The ultimate ski mountaineering tool, the legendary Black Diamond Whippet is made even better with rugged carbon constructed lowers.. . . . . A great tool for steep bootpacks, icy couloirs, and no fall terrain. . . . Dual density touring grip with embedded stainless steel pick helps prevent minor slips from turning into slides for life. Aluminum upper with carbon fiber mid and lower sections. Fast and easy to use FlickLock Pro adjustable design. Incredibly packable, it compacts down to 68 cm 26.75 in.. 4 in. 100 mm powder basket.