G3 AviTech Shovel 4018-647

G3 AviTech Shovel

4018-647
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Description

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This is a strongly-built shovel; the connector tube and blade have been heat-treated after welding to relieve residual stresses and produce a rugged shaft-to-blade interface.

  • D-grip handle for easy grip; it features a unique ice axe loop attachment point.
  • Handle and blade are red for easy location in the snow.
  • Dry-stash compartment in handle.
  • Multiple slots in the blade allow easy attachment to pack, rigging an emergency rescue sled with skis, or rigging as a deadman snow anchor.
  • Available in two versions: ultralight short or longer telescoping handle.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Mountain snowshoeing
Blade material 6000-series aluminum
Grip type

D-grips provide better comfort and control but are bulkier than T-grips which are more compact for storage in a pack.

D-grip
Blade dimensions 26.5 x 24cm
Maximum usable length

The maximum usable length of the shovel when the shaft is fully extended.

65cm
Extendable Yes
Made in China