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The Ortovox Beast Snow Shovel is an all-around dependable shovel for any snow conditions, from powder to solidified chunder. A resilient oval aluminum shaft and blade take on the toughest tasks, and a sanded handle offers a glove-friendly grip. A slightly scooped blade maximizes shoveling capacity and slips easily into your pack. The assembled shovel is small enough to put inside your pack in one piece, and the handle telescopes to a longer length for more efficient digging.
An aggressive backcountry shovel with a versatile hybrid grip, the ORTOVOX Beast shovel offers both optimal power transmission and incredible packability for the most extreme winter adventures.
Free Shipping. Ortovox Beast FEATURES of the Ortovox Beast Sharp, protected cutting edge Non-slip step grooves Telescoping handle Oval handle cross section Rapid locking Rubberized grip zone High sidewalls and pronounced center ridge for maximum rigidity Hybrid grip Combines the advantages of the T and D-grip Pack-friendly blade Rubberized grip zone Hybrid grip Rapid locking without pressing a button Oval handle cross section Telescoping handle Non-slip step grooves Sharp, protected edge Pack-friendly SPECIFICATIONS of the Ortovox Beast Weight: 1 lb 9 oz / 710 g Blade Dimension: 11 x 8.3 x 1.6in. / 8 x 21 x 4 cm Length: 33.9 - 17.7in. / 86 - 45 cm Scoop: 153 cubic inches / 2.5 liter Handle: AL 6061 T6 (hardened) ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.
Description of Ortovox Beast ShovelThe Beast stands for maximum performance in any type of snow. The scoop vanishes into every touring backpack saving space and offers an optimal ratio between weight and maximum rigidity. The T-handle and sanded grip enable economic shoveling. The oval shovel shaft makes the Beast not only stiffer but also extremely resistant to breakage. FeaturesWeight 770 gShovel handle folded 43 cmTotal length 86 cmScoop 26 x 21 x 5 cm
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