Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal Card

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The Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal card helps you identify snow grain types while also providing additional information to help you travel safely in the backcountry.


The Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal Card helps you make an informed decision about the current snowpack conditions when you're skiing in the backcountry. BCA printed this card with one-, two-, and three-millimeter grids as well as a cheat sheet for analyzing snow crystal types and sizes. The small aluminum card slides easily into your pocket or snow study kit.


Gear up for focused snow study with the Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal Card. This essential snow study tool is required equipment for level two and three avalanche courses. The one-, two- and three-mm grids help you to gauge snow crystal size, and the crystal icons offer quick reference for writing up detailed snowpit profiles.

- Altrec Outlet

Aluminium card for measuring snow crystal size for snowpack analysis. 1, 2 & 3mm grid boxes. Aide memoires for Snow classification codes, Compression test scores, Shovel shear test scores and Rutschblock tests. Punched hole for lanyard attachment. Essential kit for those getting serious about snowpack analysis. a Card measures 150mm x 100mm