Backcountry Access A-2 EXT with Saw

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Features of the Backcountry Access A-2 EXT Shovel with Saw 28 cm Snow saw capable of cutting Wood PrepAred for whatever task comes along during your backcountry travels Once the saw is deployed the shovel is still fully functional Feature an oval shaft with a more packable, bombproof, in. ferrule-lessin. blade, ergonomic grip, and T6 heat treatment End cap on the shaft, which prevents Snow from building up along the inside Off-the-chart strength to weight ratio, while taking up minimal storage space in your pack The excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained

- Moosejaw

The Arsenal saw system from BCA includes a 29 cm snow/wood saw that is stowed inside the shovel grip. Once the saw is deployed, the shovel remains fully assembled and functional: the shaft does not have to be removed from the blade and the grip is still intact.

- Mountain Gear

Act like the stealth snow ninja you were born to be with a little help from the Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel EXT with A2 Blade and 28cm Saw. BCA cleverly stashed the 28cm Saw in the Arsenal's shaft and built it so that the shovel can function when the saw is in use--you know, for testing the snow or fending off killer snow bunnies.


The BCA A2 extendable shovel with snow saw includes a 29 cm snow/wood saw that is stowed inside the shovel grip. The saw can be deployed and the shovel can remain fully assembled (extended or not) and functional. The extendable length increases leverage, decreases back pain and cold hands. Tough yet light aluminum shaft and rattle-free blade connect securely for maximum shoveling control 35 cm snow/wood saw cuts through snow and wood Shovel can remain fully assembled when the saw is deployed One year warranty

- OMCgear