10th Mountain Division Ski Poles
Bamboo shafted ski poles with leather grips that are machine stitched across the top and hand-stitched with white cord down the side. Leather straps fit into the top of the grip and are stitched to secure them. Brass ferrule has a white stripe encircling the top 2". Steel tip is secured to the end with a rivet. Baskets consist of two concentric wood rings, one fitting inside the other and secured with a long strip of rattan. The leather webbing is secured to the basket with riveted aluminum clamps. Webbing and basket are secured to the pole with a metal pin.