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Complete your backcountry get-up with the DAKINE T-Handle Shovel. This aluminum avalanche shovel won't weigh you down on even the longest tours, but remains strong enough for extreme conditions. Whether you're building a backcountry booter or digging when the unthinkable happens, this shovel's aircraft grade aluminum blade cuts through the toughest snow. At its full 35-inches, the T-Handle Shovel's telescopic handle gives you extra leverage and then breaks down for quick and easy transport. This DAKINE shovel will get er done for any backcountry rider.