Backcountry Access Float 22

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The BCA Float 22 is the minimalist model for out-of-bounds, off-piste, and mechanized skiing/riding. Thin profile and lightweight; enough volume to carry rescue tools, lunch, water, and extra layers. Features new dedicated shovel/probe pocket, helmet and diagonal ski carrying system, and waist belt pocket.Cylinder sold separately


The innovative Backcountry Access Float 22 Avalanche Airbag pack features an inflatible airbag with a proven design to help keep you at or near the surface of the snow during an avalanche.


At 22-liters, the BCA Float 22 Airbag Pack is day trip size, and when the 150-liter airbag is deployed, creates buoyancy and helps you float to the surface decreasing your burial depth. The airbag also protects your head and neck from trauma in an avalanche. The Float 22 has a thin profile and enough volume to carry rescue tools, lunch, water, and extra layers. BCA has 165 certified refill locations, around the world, making it the easiest refillable airbag system on the market. Features new dedicated shovel/probe pocket Helmet and diagonal ski carrying system Waist belt pocket 3 Year warranty Airbag and engine included. Does not include air cylinder (sold separately)

- OMCgear

Because of its minimalist design, the Float 22 Airbag Backpack feels light on your back, and this pack carries just enough for an afternoon sidecountry mission, helicopter or sled-accessed powder laps, or a quick dawn patrol. And like all of BCA's Float backpacks, this pack offers the protection of a trigger-activated airbag that helps you stay on top of sliding debris should you find yourself suddenly caught in an avalanche. At just five and a half pounds, the Float 22 pack barely weighs in much heavier than some backpacking bags, and it offers a compressed-air system that can drastically increase your chances of surviving an avalanche when you're on skis or a snowboard. Stash your shovel, probe, lunch, and a spare layer in the main compartment, and shred your favorite powder stash with extra peace of mind.


Safety shouldn't be compromised by weight - the Backcountry Access Float 22 Backpack with Airbag and Engine is the lightest and most versatile on the market. The thin profile has enough volume to carry rescue gear and other essentials while being outfitted with an external shovel/probe pocket, helmet, diagonal ski carrying system, and waist belt. Refillable cylinder, airbag, and compressed air equipment are interchangeable between packs. CYLINDER SOLD SEPARATELY.

- Mountain Gear