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B-1 EXT Avalanche Shovel


BCA’s most popular avalanche shovel. Extendable and packable.



SKU: SH-51 Category:

Product Description

The B-1 EXT avalanche shovel is both light and extendable for weight conscious skiers and snowboarders that prefer the comfort and functionality of an extendable shovel.

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. Remember, the excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained.


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Additional Information


1.3 lb / 600 g

Blade Dimensions

9.8 in x 10 in / 24.9 cm x 25.4 cm

Handle & Shaft Collapsed Length

16 in / 41 cm

Handle & Shaft Extended Length

22.25 in / 57 cm

Assembled Collapsed Length

22 in / 56 cm

Assembled Extended Length

28.75 in / 73 cm

Blade/Shaft Material

6061 T6 Aluminum


NOT compatible with B-1 probe

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