There are several manufacturers selling folding/collapsible poles, usually for hiking or splitboarding. Are they also suitable for cross-country skiing?
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I haven't found any. Collapsible poles are usually too short for the long stroke necessary in cross-country skiing, and probably wouldn't stand up well to hours of double polling.
My current Black Diamond poles max out at 130cm, but that's too short for pretty much anyone over 150cm / 5' tall according to this cross-country ski pole sizing chart.