It features an extremely strong automatic open/close frame with special aluminum-profile-shaft. Frame includes parts of anodized aluminum, fiberglass polyamide and metal which are highly elastic, decay and corrosion resistant. Very compact and featherweight. High-density EVA hardfoam handle makes it comfortable to the touch with a safe grip and integrated floating compass. A rugged Nylon case with Polyester mesh sides and carrying loop allows it to be attached to your backpack or belt easily.