Designed to toss in a backpack and take it on the hill for wax testing or overlays at the start area. Can be stomped into softer snow but it will require pre making holes in injected or super icey conditions. Our testers have used a both screwdriver and a gate drill. This item is sand cast ALMAG aluminum with a mold in place rubber top cap and built to last. A set weighs 3lbs (1.3kg). Each support is 12" (50mm) tall with 8" (30mm) wide work platform. This is one of our Buy it Once items with a no questions asked Lifetime Guarantee.