This Backcountry Access product is a working shovel for industrial use–and for building huge kickers. This shovel will keep you safer in avalanche terrain and get the job done fast.
The B-52 avalanche shovel is designed to make the tough jobs easier. Whether it is clearing out heli pads, excavating a truck from a snowbank, or building a big jump, the B-52 gets the job done fast. Remember, the excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained.
B-52 EXT Avalanche Shovel Features:
- The 6061 aluminum BCA Bomber shovels feature an oval shaft with a more packable, bombproof, “ferrule-less” blade, ergonomic grip, and T6 heat treatment.
- Includes an end cap on the shaft, which prevents snow from building up along the inside.
- The Bomber line boasts an off-the-chart strength to weight ratio, while taking up minimal storage space in your pack.
Weight: 2.1 lb / 960 g
Blade Dimensions: 11 in x 13.3 in / 27.9 cm x 33.8 cm
Blade Shaft Material: 6061 T6 Aluminum
Collapsed Length: 30.5” / 77 cm
Extended Length: 40” / 102 cm