Mammut Ride R.A.S. Avalanche Airbag Backpack
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The Mammut Ride R.A.S. (Removable Airbag System) Airbag pack features an inflatable airbag designed to keep your head at or near the surface of the snow during an avalanche. Easily stowable, deployment handle is located on the left shoulder strap; airbag inflates in 3 sec. and is positioned so that it won't interfere with your vision or movement. 2-layer, high-density, EVA shoulder straps, hipbelt and back panel provide direct body contact and good ventilation; hipbetl is removable. U-shaped aluminum frame supports the load and helps transfer weight to the hipbelt; frame is adjustable. Panel-loading pack also features full-zip access to main compartment from back of the pack. Snowboard carrier features a fully adjustable stabilization belt so board doesn't impede movement of legs. Ski attachement system holds skis diagonally; skis can also be carried A-frame style. Carry your backcountry tools in the front pocket for quick access; sports external attachment points for ice axe and poles. Stowable helmet carrying system ensures protection for your noggin comes along on every adventure. Sleeve for hydration reservoir (sold separately) and insulated tube cover prevents a frozen hose on long treks. Padded goggles pocket protects your lenses from getting banged-up when not in use; zipped interior compartment with key clip secures small essentials. Mammut Cartridge Refillable 207 Bar Alu sold separately.
Since God has a sense of humor, the most appealing backcountry lines are frequently the most avalanche-prone. You already know that you need to study the snowpack, make cautious decisions, and back down from questionably-stable slopes, but even the most seasoned snow guru can make mistakesso it's never a bad idea to roll with backup, like the Mammut Ride Airbag RAS 30L Pack. With a removable, high-volume airbag designed to keep you on the surface of an avalanche (it's called "inverse segregation"--think about what happens to the big stuff when you shake a bag of potato chips) and tons of features to make it an excellent all-around pack, the Ride is perfect for day-long tours and slackcountry adventures. With the ability to be transferred between all Mammut RAS packs, the RAS airbag system is reliable, reusable, and proven to keep you on the surface. To deploy the airbag, pull the activation handle that's mounted on the shoulder strap, and the 150L airbag will fill up in about three seconds, helping your head to stay above the debris while functioning as a large, easily-visible locator to assist searchers. Since the pack won't work if it doesn't stay attached to you, Mammut gave it a harness-style leg strap, metal-clasp hip belt, and an ergonomic chest strap, keeping the Ride securely on your body without hampering your skiing, since that's the reason you're out there in the first place. Once you've deployed the airbag, you'll need to either replace the compressed-air canister (through Mammut) or have it refilled at a certified Mammut refill station (the canister is sold separately from all Mammut airbag packs). The Ride is super-functional without the airbag, too--just pop the entire system out of the pack, and use it as a light in-bounds daypack. The V-frame adjustable aluminum suspension and anatomically-padded EVA back panel provide comfortable all-day carrying power, whether you've got skis strapped on your back diagonally, a snowboard hooked on vertically, or..
The Mammut Ride R.A.S. Avalanche Airbag Ski Pack brings the revolutionary life-saving technology of an avalanche airbag to a well designed ski backpack. Using the Snowpulse Removable Airbag System in the popular Mammut Nirvana Ride ski pack for backcountry safety and performance. Comes equipped with removable avalanche airbag system. The airbag significantly reduces the chances of being buried in an avalanche by creating flotation, considerably improving survival chances. The R.A.S. avalanche airbag system is removable, and can even be placed in other compatible packs. 30 liter volume is perfect for day-long backcountry ski and snowboard touring. 6 millimeter aluminum V-frame is adjustable and removable for a customized fit. 2-layer high-density EVA back padding, hip and shoulder belts with laminated stretch fabric cover. Dedicated front pocket for avalanche safety gear - compartments for probe, shovel and shovel blade, plus a SOS label with emergency instructions and a rapid puller for the quickest access. Ski attachments for A-frame or diagonal carry. Snowboard carrier has a fully adjustable stabilization belt to ensure your legs have freedom of movement. Helmet carrier has snow protection to keep your gear dry and is stowable. Padded goggle pouch keeps your lenses safe and scratch free. Removable padded hipbelt carries your load comfortably. Requires the Mammut Refillable Cartridge, sold separately. If you're serious about backcountry skiing or snowboarding, you should seriously consider an avalanche airbag backpack like this one, from Mammut. Capacity: 30 Liters. Weight with airbag: 2400 g or 5 lbs 5 oz. Weight without airbag system: 1550 g. Base fabric: 420D Nylon. Upper fabric: 420D Nylon Tritan Ripstop. Back System: CONTACT V Frame. Available Color(s): Black/Smoke, Imperial/Smoke
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Calling all freeriders: the innovative, removable avalanche airbag system from Snowpulse (R.A.S. Removable Airbag System) is now integrated in the successful Nirvana Ride Mammut snow backpack.