Backcountry Access RS EXT Avalanche Shovel 5049-359
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Backcountry Access RS EXT Avalanche Shovel

5049-359

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Description

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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

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Ideal for
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Mountain snowshoeing
Blade material Aluminum alloy
Grip type

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

T-grip
Blade dimensions 28 x 25cm
Maximum usable length

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

64cm
Extendable Yes
Made in Taiwan