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Black Diamond TeleKneesis Kneepads

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  • Articulated design is so comfortable you'll forget you're wearing them
  • Durable high-impact plastic shells are molded to cover the lower thigh, patella and upper shin
  • Molded foam pads ensure a snug fit, brushed polyester liner is soft against the skin
  • Two cam-buckle straps hold Black Diamond TeleKneesis pads securely in place
  • Weight 240 grams

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Item 720306

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Black Diamond TeleKneesis Kneepads Specs
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Best use
Backcountry skiing

Black Diamond TeleKneesis Kneepads

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Rated 5.0/5 based on 5 reviews
Rated 5out of5
by fromNo more bruised on my knee caps These knee pads were probably designed for telemark skiers in mind. However, I've been using them for ice climbing. There are times when you kick poorly to set your crampons into the ice and instead bang your knee into the ice; and these knee pads have protected my knee caps from those mindless mistakes. Also these knee pads protects your expensive Gore-Tex shell pants from abrasion. Usually, the knee portion of your pants where the second most worn out place. So, these knee pads protects your investments (your knee caps and your pants).
Date published: 2007-10-21
Rated 5out of5
by fromExcellent design Great fit. Stay up all day with minor adjustments. I took a ski off one after the ski shot up from a snow pile - no pain at all. Keep your knees warm, too.
Date published: 2010-01-09
Rated 5out of5
by fromGet the BD knee pads I have had these knee pads for several years, they are durable and comfortable. I telemark ski and I trust my knees to the pads after my buddy hit a hidden stump at alta. I posted a pic of what the stump did to the BD pad. The impact sent him head over heels, but there was no injury to his knee. Unlike other pads, these are very comfortable and stay in place.
Date published: 2010-11-18
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat Knee Protection for Ice Climbing I purchased these a couple of years ago to protect a knee cap that had been fractured when I did a knee drop on a knife edge rock. I use them for ice climbing and they have more than once saved me from banged up knees. A few of my ice climbing buddies thought they were silly until they bashed a knee.
Date published: 2012-01-15
Rated 5out of5
by fromExactly what I was looking for Leaving for a 2 week ski trip and I bought these to protect my knees from further bruising if I crashed - was recovering from some serious crashes that banged up my knees and prevented me from most activities for a few weeks. I didn't want to risk aggravating the injuries but I also didn't want to give up the ski trip. I like to ski aggressively and these fit so comfortably under ski pants that I completely forget I have them on. I am at the front end of the ski trip and haven't actually 'tested' their ability to protect my knees but am confident they will do the trick.
Date published: 2014-02-23

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