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Backcountry Access RS EXT Avalanche Shovel


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Lightweight, extendable and converts to work in snow-moving "hoe" mode. It's strong for the weight and packs up small to save room in your pack.

  • Heat treated blade fits flat in your pack to take up less space
  • Rectangular shaft and welded shaft-shovel interface construction are durable and strong
  • Slots in the shovel blade allow you to use 5mm cord to build a deadman anchor
  • Extendable shaft with ergonomic grip
  • Easily converts to a hoe to move large volumes of snow fast

Tech specs

Weight715g (Grey)
Ideal for
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Mountain snowshoeing
Blade materialAluminum alloy
Blade dimensions28 x 25cm
Made inTaiwan

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