This Backcountry Access product is light, extendable, and small. The Avalanche rescue shovel with hoe mode for weight-conscious skiers and snowboarders.
The RS EXT avalanche shovel is both light and extendable for weight conscious skiers and snowboarders that prefer the comfort and functionality of an extendable shovel.
Hoe mode creates the ultimate tool for “strategic shoveling” and digging out stuck snowmobiles. The BCA avalanche rescue shovel line boasts an off-the-chart strength to weight ratio while taking up minimal storage space in your pack.
Remember, the excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained.
RS EXT Avalanche Shovel Features:
- Heat-treated neckless blade
- Rectangular shaft
- Ergonomic grip
- T6 heat treatment
- Easy conversion to hoe mode
- Holes in blade for use as snow anchor
Weight: 1.6 lbs / 715 g
Collapsed Length: 11 in / 28 cm
Blade Dimensions: 9 x 11 in / 25 x 28 cm
Extended Length: 33.5” / 85 cm