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Super light aluminum shovel with ergonomic Hybrid-grip for maximum power transmission. The Ortovox Badger Shovel is a super lightweight aluminum shovel with an ergonomic, hybrid grip for maximum power transmission. Its sizable blade volume of 2.5 liters is backed up by robust design, pronounced center ridge and high side walls for full rigidity. Non-slip grooves on the top edge of the blade provide adequate traction when wearing boots. A centering aid in the shaft socket facilitates rapid assembly. Move snow fast and efficiently with the Ortovox Badger avalanche shovel. Rubberized rip zone. High sidewalls and pronounced center ridge for maximum rigidity. Hybrid grip. Combines the advantages of the T and D grip. Shaft designed for rapid assembly. Material: Blade: AL 5052 (strain hardened), powder coated / Handle: AL 6061 T6 (hardened). Weight: 625 g. Shaft Length: 86 cm. Dimensions(cm): 28L x 21W x 4H. Made in Vietnam. Available Color(s): Sulphur

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

On Sale. Ortovox Badger FEATURES of the Ortovox Badger Non-slip step grooves Hybrid grip Combines the advantages of the T and D-grip Shaft designed for rapid assembly High sidewalls and pronounced center ridge for maximum rigidity Hybrid grip Oval handle cross section Non-slip step grooves SPECIFICATIONS of the Ortovox Badger Weight: 1 lb 6 oz / 625 g Blade Dimension: 11 x 8.3 x 1.6in. / 28 x 21 x 4 cm Length: 27.6 - 17.7in. / 70 - 45 cm Scoop: 153 cubic inches / 2.5 liter Handle: AL 6061 T6 (hardened) ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw

A super-lightweight aluminum shovel, the ORTOVOX badger features a hybrid grip and delivers maximum power transmission for situations where efficiency matters most.


Very few animals instill fear like the badger. This vicious little creature is fast, intense, and utterly relentless. The Ortovox Badger Shovel bears a strong resemblance to its mammal namesake. The all-aluminum construction keeps the shovel light and easy to wield. When speed matters, the hybrid grip and non-slip step grooves on the top of the blade let you shovel snow efficiently and quickly. Made from light though rigid 5052 aluminum, the blade features high side walls and a center ridge for added stability. A centering guide in the shaft socket speeds shovel assembly so you can dig in right away.

- Backcountry.com