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RS Plus EXT Avalanche Shovel

5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

$79.95

NEW-BCA-logo-product-64x32Tool kit in shaft converts RS-EXT avalanche rescue shovel to emergency sled.  Holes in shaft and bolts provided for building rescue sled.

 

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Description

The RS+ EXT avalanche shovel adds a PLUS – a tool kit in its shaft that converts a RS EXT avalanche rescue shovel to emergency sled.

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
  • Holes in shaft for building an avalanche rescue sled

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Additional information

Weight

1.8 lbs / 810 g

Blade Dimensions

9 x 11 in/ 25 x 28 cm

Collapsed Length

11 in / 28 cm

Assembled Extended Length

25 in / 64 cm

1 review for RS Plus EXT Avalanche Shovel

  1. 5 out of 5

    The BCA avalanche rescue shovel line boasts a strength-to-weight ratio that’s off the charts, while taking up minimal storage space in your pack. It also converts to a hoe for digging out snowmobiles.
    Features

    It’s lightweight and extendable for weight-conscious skiers and snowboarders that prefer the comfort and functionality of an extendable shovel
    Heat-treated neckless blade
    Rectangular shaft
    Ergonomic grip
    T6 heat treatment
    Converts easily to hoe mode
    Holes in blade allow it to be used as a snow anchor

    Technical specs

    Best Use
    Backcountry Skiing
    Blade Construction
    6061 Aluminum (T6)
    Blade Size
    11 x 9 inches
    Packed Length
    25 inches
    Extended Length
    33.5 inches
    Weight
    1 lb. 7 oz

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