The Antishock model is equipped with the DSS damping system, which ensures a reduction in impact to relieve stress on the muscles, joints, and ligaments. Special hollow-core technology combines lightweight construction and large, supportive surfaces that meet all the ergonomic requirements of your hand. The back of the Aergon Air grip is fully rubberized for maximum grip and control when going downhill. The inclined angle supports your wrist for optimal guidance and placement of the pole and contributes to safety on the mountain. With its slim tube diameter, the Makalu Lite AS has a weight of only 258 g (9 oz) and provides the ultimate tool for comfortable and secure outings. This collapsible and durable 3-section HTS 6.5 aluminum pole is infinitely adjustable from 110 -135 cm using the durable Speed Lock plus lever system.