These Otentik Sunshade poles are for use with medium (“original”) size sunshades. The poles are made of aluminum, and are very lightweight and rust-resistant – a MUST for all beach goers. If your gear isn’t rust proof, you’re doing it wrong. All of our Otentik Sunshades can be purchased with two or four poles. Most of the time, you’re going to have some wind at the beach. But for those times when there’s little to no wind, an extra Otentik sunshade pole can be the difference of having plenty of space under the sunshade and a stable setup.
If the wind is switching between two directions, we will often use our sunshade with three poles and the middle one facing the middle of the two wind directions.