Build kickers, dig pits, and maybe save your friend from an icy tomb.
- Telescoping shaft permits better leverage for digging through heavy snow and debris
- L-Shaped handle features a snow pick for breaking through ice chunks and a compass for navigating avalanche terrain
- The 185cm aluminum probe fits into the hollow shaft and unfolds quickly when needed
- Shovel and shaft can be separated for easy storage and packing
Share your thoughts
Will work as intended
My biggest beef ith this kit is that the probe is only 185 cm, not the advertised 270 cm. If the probe was any longer i seriously doubt it would fit in the handle, in addition the probe uses a couple small knurlled circles to tighten the probe which makes setting up with gloves on a challenge. Other than the probe the shovel is decent and build quality looks good. but for the price of the combo it is a reasonable setup.
Can anyone at Backcountry help me out with...
Can anyone at Backcountry help me out with my previous questions?
How long is this when fully extended? When...
How long is this when fully extended? When is it expected to be in stock?
The shovel is currently in stock. The probe should be 270 cm long.