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Backcountry Access (BCA) is North America’s leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, including Tracker transceivers, Float airbags, shovels, probes, and BC Link radios. BCA’s mission is to save lives, not just sell products. BCA has always considered education to be just as important as the gear it makes. That’s why BCA supports avalanche education programs and forecast centers--and why the company backs up all its products with consumer education and knowledgeable customer service.

  • D-2 EXT Shovel with Saw Conversion – Traditional to “Hoe” Mode (Video)

    The BCA Dozer D-2 EXT Shovel with Saw is the most effective hoe shovel with saw available. It’s the ultimate tool for “strategic shoveling” and digging out stuck snowmobiles, with positive slip-proof grips on both the shaft and blade. This video highlights the steps to convert the D-2 EXT avalanche shovel from it’s hoe mode to traditional shovel mode and back again.

    The Dozer easily converts to a traditional shovel making it adaptable to any backcountry situation. This avalanche shovel is bombproof with an extendable and packable B-2 blade, oval shaft, and T6 heat treatment. Folding saw includes high strength polymer handle and 420 Stainless Steel taper-ground, razor teeth blade.

    DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS: For FREE download, follow these instructions.

    • Step 1: Click the ‘download video in browser’ link. (DO NOT click the green ‘Download the app’ button on the landing pages.)
    • Step 2: Wait…. then click the new GREEN download button in the smaller screen that pops up below.

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BCA is doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We will not be taking web orders or shipping product until it’s safe to reopen our warehouse. Please check back for an update the week of April 13th.

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