Backcountry Access Magnifying Loupe

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If you are really into crystals...snow crystals, that is. 6 times magnificationFolding base with glass lensWeight: 1.4 ounces

- OMCgear

A valuable snow study tool from BCA this portable and durable magnifying loupe will allow you to get a good look at the crystal structure of snow samples with mm markings around the edges of the field of view in case you forgot your crystal cardFeatures 6 times magnification Folding metal base with glass lens Weight 14 ounces


Whether you're preparing for a level 2 avalanche course or looking to take your own snow study to the next level, the Backcountry Access 6x Magnifying Loupe lets you take a closer look at snow crystals. Used in conjunction with a good snow crystal card, this lightweight and foldable magnifying lens packs nicely into a standard snow study kit. The glass lens offers 6x magnification and the calibrated hash marks on the base help you gauge crystal size.

- Altrec Outdoors

The backcountry access 6x Magnifying Loupe gives you a close up look at snow crystals, helping you make the most informed decisions possible when traveling in the avalanche terrain. Whether youre an on duty patroller conducting a daily pit profile or a backcountry enthusiast studying the size of buried facets at your favorite local stash, observing and interpreting all the available information is the essence of snow science. This mini-sized, 6x loupe reveals microscopic views of crystal formation - one more set of data to consider before making a call in the backcountry.


Backcountry Access Magnifying Loupe


The Backcountry Access Magnifying Loupe is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen October 1, 2014 at OMCgear.

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