ISO 7331:2005 specifies the minimum requirements for safety in ski-poles for alpine skiing and gives test methods to check conformity with these requirements.
It applies to ski-poles for alpine skiing in the following ranges of total length:
- group A, equal to or great er than 1 050 mm (adults' poles);
- group B, less than 1 050 mm but equal to or greater than 700 mm (junior poles);
- group C, equal to or less than 700 mm (children's toy-poles).