Backcountry Access Float 32

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Designed for pros, guides, and dedicated backcountry junkies the Backcountry Access Float 32 Pack carries all the essentials. An airbag is designed to keep you at or near the surface, minimizing excavation time. BCA's Float avalanche airbags are the first airbags that are both affordable and easily reusable. A wide network of BCA-authorized refill centers provide unmatched service to Float purchasers. A small 2,700-psi (186 bar) compressed-air cylinder, single-chamber 150-liter airbag, and super efficient venturi system make the Float systems easy to refill, light and affordable.Air Cylinder sold separately

- CampSaver.com

The Backcountry Access Float 32 Avalanche Airbag pack incorporates an inflatible airbag that is designed to keep you at or near the surface of the snow during an avalanche.

- REI

Skiing in the backcountry comes with the inherent risk of exposure to avalanche terrain. Should you find yourself caught in a slide, the BCA Float 32 Airbag Backpack is a tool that offers a drastically increased chance of survival. Pull a trigger on the shoulder strap, and a highly durable airbag quickly inflates behind your head, decreasing your odds of burial in avalanche debris by increasing your overall buoyancy. Even with this technology, the Float Backpack still offers all the storage you need for your shovel, probe, goggles, and other gear--here's to the evolution of safety beyond the rope.

- Backcountry.com

All BCA airbag packs require an air canister to function Bent Gate sells both full and empty BCA canisters BCA Float 32 Airbag System Large volume load lifters and dedicated pockets for all your avy gear make the Float 32 Airbag a solid pack for nearly all of your offpiste adventures BCA keeps the weight down and the price competitive on the Float series by including only the features that you absolutely need 100 mechanical actuation and few consumables to replace makes this an airbag system youll be able to use for years to come Features Panel access makes it easy to get in and out of your load Zippered tool compartment for easy access to your gear Lined goggle pocket keeps expensive optics looking brand new Waist belt pockets for carrying small tools and misc gear chap stik anyone Diagonal ski carry for when you have to bootpack your way up the mountain Dual ice axe carry Exchangeable left or right side trigger great for snowmobilers Height adjustable trigger Daisy chain Fixed leg strap keeps the pack where it needs to be no matter whatTrustworthy mechanical actuation Some airbag systems offer explosive actuation Other packs are in the works using batteries and fans Even some mechanical systems require special hard parts that may be difficult to find in a pinch The BCA uses compressed air in its canister and orings are the only item consumed after the bag is inflated The orings used by the BCA pack arent proprietary You can find the orings you need down at the local hardware store This means that youll still be able to service your BCA pack 20 years down the road regardless of where airbag technology headsOne pillowshaped airbag The majority of airbag manufacturers including MammutSnowpulse ScottAlpride and BCA use a single pillow shaped airbag with a capacity of 150 liters Why Because it works Its that simpleConsumables The BCA system uses compressed air and you can get the canisters filled almost anywhere dive shops paintball shops the local fire department and some backcountry ski shops After deploying the airbag youre in for a couple of easytofind orings The cost for a refill and orings is generally less than 15 Theres nothing proprietary about the BCA system and thats a good thing for people who plan on keeping their airbag pack for as long as possible

- Bentgate.com

Free Shipping. Backcountry Access Float 32 Airbag Pack FEATURES of the Backcountry Access Float 32 Airbag Pack This pack was designed for professionals and guides, and all of us backcountry enthusiasts carrying all of the essentials Use for longer tours, SAR, patrolling, and guiding The trigger can be set for either the left or right shoulder strap You can choose to route hydration through the non-trigger side SPECIFICATIONS of the Backcountry Access Float 32 Airbag Pack Pack height: 23in. Pack width: 11.5in. Pack depth: 6.5in. Volume: 1950 cubic inches (32 L) Weight: 6.5 lbs (2984 g; which is entire system including full cylinder) Cylinder weight: 1.4 lbs (624 g, full) Fabric is made with 330 double rip stop nylon and 840 ballistic nylon blend INCLUDED with the Backcountry Access Float 32 Airbag Pack Big volume Load lifters Dedicated shovel/probe pocket and a waist belt pocket *The cylinder is NOT included. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw