Backcountry Access Slope Meter
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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
It may not look like much to you at first, but the Backcountry Access Slope Meter packs quite a punch. When you're in the backcountry, bust out this handy-dandy slope meter, align the bottom edge of the meter with the slope, and read the angle. Backcountry Access used yellow, orange, and red tabs to code slopes with the most avalanche potential so you have an extra little warning when the pow looks perfect but the slope is in the red zone. Oh ... it also can be read from the side and above, and it doubles as a ski base 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.