A versatile pole designed for everyday use by trail runners, day hikers and backpackers, the Distance is our most affordable Z-Pole.
Whether a classic ridge run is calling your name or a spicy day hike beckons, Black Diamond’s Distance Z can answer the call. Our most affordable Z-pole, it features aluminum construction and a three-section foldable design that allows for fast-response deployment, so you’ll never miss out on a mountaintop sunset because you’re fiddling with your poles. Non-scarring rubber Tech Tips and a lightweight, EVA foam grip lend the Distance Z comfort and practicality.
Lightweight, EVA foam grip with breathable, moisture-wicking grip
Non-slip EVA foam mini-grip extension
Three-section foldable design with speed-cone deployment
Interchangeable, non-scarring rubber Tech Tips and carbide Tech Tips
Stopper basket with shaft catcher to secure folded sections