This document defines the minimum requirements for safety in poles for alpine and touring skiing. It specifies test methods to check conformity with these requirements.
It is applicable to ski-poles for alpine and touring skiing in the following ranges of total length, lT:
— group A, lT ≥ 1 050 mm (adults' poles);
— group B, 1 050 mm > lT ≥ 700 mm (junior poles);
— group C, lT < 700 mm (children's poles).