Black Diamond Deploy 7

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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A rapid-deployment shovel for backcountry use, the Deploy 7 has a trapezoidal shaft that locks in place with a quick pull, so you don't waste time putting things together when you need to be digging.

- REI

The Black Diamond Deploy 7 Shovel is a packable shovel for ski mountaineering and splitBoarding adventures into powdery mountains. The 7 is the larger of the two sizes available, so if you're looking for plenty of blade volume to dig away at the pack, this little guy is ready. Collapsing down to 18.5 inches, yet expanding to a full 26.8 inches of length, you'll be ready in a moments notice, whether you're just testing for avalanche or in a more serious emergency situation. When you're not shoveling, it'll stash neatly in your pack, with the shaft nested nicely into the blade. Features of the Black Diamond Deploy 7 Shovel Curved, trapezoidal shovel nests in the anodized blade of the shovel Engages in a fraction of a second Hybrid D/T handle

- Moosejaw

The unique design of the Black Diamond Deploy shovel allows for ultra-quick utilization in an avalanche situation.

- Mountain Gear

Ready the moment you need it, the large Black Diamond Deploy 7 Shovel has a trapezoidal shaft that locks into place with just a tug, making it the go-to option for backcountry emergencies. The Black Diamond Deploy 7 Shovel, built specifically for backcountry travelers and first responders, is a lightweight, portable snow shovel that deploys instantaneously for emergency situations. Trapezoidal, curved-shaft design provides rotation-free, fast activation with the squeeze of a spring pin. For integrated storage, the shaft slides into the shovel's strong aluminum blade, which is designed to move large quantities of snow quickly and to create smooth pit walls. This integrated storage assures that this shovel will fit in just about any pack and still leave room for everything else you need. Weighs only 1 lb, 9 oz and measures only 18.1" in when handle is stowed. The ergonomic hybrid handle feels like a D-grip but packs like a T-grip. Winner of I.D. Magazine's Annual Design Award in 2009. The Black Diamond Deploy is the fastest loading and locking collapsible snow shovel out there - in emergencies, every second counts. Weight: 700 g or 1 lb 9 oz. Blade Volume: 2.65 L or 0.7 gal. Blade Size: 10.3 x 15.75 in. Length Attached: 26.8 in. Length with Handle Stowed: 18.1 in. Material: 6000 Series Aluminum. Available Color(s): Burnt Orange

- Tahoe Mountain Sports