K2 Avalanche Probe ALU 300
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Yeah, you may have the lightest probe on the planet, but is it truly reliable, strong, and stiff like the K2 Aluminum Avalanche 300cm Probe' Made with durable aluminum components, the Avalanche 300 features a trigger-pull handle and non-slip textured shaft that allow for easy and quick assembly in stressful situations. Its long length helps you locate a buried avalanche victim and identify crevasses, while its one-centimeter markings enable you to collect precise snow-pit data.
During an emergency, you don't want your equipment to fail. The K2 Avalanche Probe Aluminum is lightweight but incredibly strong and stiff for in-field reliability, and the trigger Pull Handle and textured shaft make it simple and quick to set up and begin using immediately. Marked with 1cm increments, you can also measure snow pit depths before heading out.
- Mountain Gear
Don't mess around when it comes to avalanche safety. Heck, you don't buy a car because it advertises a shorter and much lighter seat belt. The K2 Avalanche Probe Alu 300 is the tool you would want if you are desperately trying to find someone buried. Think about it this way - carry a super light, short, and flexible probe for yourself. Buy this K2 probe, and give it to your friend to carry. 9 ft 10 in (300 cm) extended, 1 ft 4.5 in (42 cm) packed Backslide auto-lock, trigger pull handle and non-slip top shaft section makes for a quick assembly, even with gloves 1 cm markings for snow depth, or recording snow pit data Each segment has a tapered cone. This feature not only makes for faster assembly, but reduces the possibility of tube fracture
The K2 Avalanche Probe Aluminum 300 is designed for serious backcountry guides, but affordable enough for any backcountry skier or snowboarder. The backslide auto lock uses a trigger pull handle that's more ergonomic and easy to use with gloves than other designs. K2 created a 300 cm probe with the packed volume of a 260 cm avalanche probe. A ruler with 1 cm markings for precise snow pit data. As light as competitive poles, but also one of the strongest and stiffest so it won't deflect or break in heavy avalanche debris. Comes with a convenient bag that easily slides in and out of your pack. When it comes to avalanche safety, pack the best - the K2 avalanche probe. Length, extended: 300 cm. Length, packed: 42 cm. Weight: 350 g. Ruler: 1 cm markings
- Tahoe Mountain Sports