Backcountry Access Magnifying Loupe

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The Backcountry Access Magnifying Loupe has a folding metal base with a glass lens for easy crystal inspection that offers 10 times magnification. It conveniently folds up to save room in your pack. Backcountry Access snow study tools allow you to gather all of the data you need, without breaking the bank. A folding metal base with a glass lens for easy crystal inspection 10 times magnification. Folding metal base with glass lens. Weight: 3.2 ounces. Dimensions: 1.57 x 1.25 x 0.4 in / 4 x 3.2 x 1.0 cm

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

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