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The BCA Arsenal probe system includes a full-length 240cm probe that is stowed inside the shovel grip. The probe can be instantly deployed from the shaft. Once the probe is deployed, the shovel is still fully functional: the shaft does not have to be removed from the blade and the grip is still intact.
Instantly deploy a 240cm probe from the shaft of the Backcountry Access Arsenal Companion Blade shovel and save valuable seconds when seconds could mean the difference between life and death for your friends. Unlike other probe-and-shovel combos that require you to remove your t-grip handle, this two-in-one rescue system cleverly allows you to access the full-length probe inside without disassembling your shovel. Time saved deploying your gear means you're ready to start digging faster, giving the people buried below a better chance at surviving disaster.
The Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel System with 240 probe and A2 blade combines two avalanche rescue essentials. Stashed inside the blade of the sturdy shovel is a 240 cm probe. To ensure uninterrupted digging in an emergency situation, the probe is easily removed without loosing the T-shaped handle from the shovel. The Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel System with 240 probe and A2 blade provides a life-saving combo for savvy backcountry skiers and riders.
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Free Shipping. Backcountry Access Arsenal Tour Blade Shovel with Probe (Fall 2010) FEATURES of the Arsenal Tour Blade Shovel with Probe by Backcountry Access Super-strong oval shaft with T-grip 6061-series aluminum shovel blade with oval ferrule Blade dimensions: 9 x 10 inches / 23 x 25.5 cm Length: 28.75 inches / 73 cm Weight: 27 ounces / 765 grams