Backcountry Access Slope Meter
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Lay the Backcountry Access Slope Meter parallel to the slope you're eyeing, and this handy inclinometer will show you the slope angle, complete with color-coded danger ratings, to help you evaluate the safety of your line. There's even a basic compass built in, and this slope meter doubles as a ski scraper in a pinch.
Backcountry Access is taking their education program into the snow pit. Their line of snow study products was developed in cooperation with North American avalanche professionals.
A steel ball inside a liquid-filled tube displays the slope angle on the BCA slope meter. Slope angle is a very important consideration in slope stability and this trusty device is a valuable addition to your backcountry kit. 0 through 60 measurable degree angles with marks at every degree Yellow, orange and red zones are marked for critical slope angles Attaches to skis or poles Stabilizes quickly for fast reading Doubles as a ski scraper
Consider the Backcountry Access slope meter an essential on ski trips. Knowing the angle of the slope you're on can help keep you out of avalanche terrain. Align the bottom edge with the slope and the meter accurately displays the angle in degrees. Color coding clearly identifies slope angles with the most avalanche potential. Backcountry Access slope meter has an angle range from 0deg - 50deg.