Pieps 30 Degree Plus
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Knowing the steepness of a slope is important when assessing avalanche danger. The Pieps 30 Degree Plus slope meter gives you a fast and accurate way of measuring the angle of a slope.
Pieps created the 30 Degree Plus inclinometer so you can ski smart in avalanche terrain. Just attach it to your ski pole and lay it flat on the slope to get a precise measurement of the slope's angle. With goniometric calculations between a flat 0-degrees to a vertical 90-degrees and with a +/- 1 degree of accuracy, you'll know exactly what angle the hillside you're about to trek up is. This gadget also lets you know what the temperature it is in order to help you evaluate the potential changes of snow quality. The LCD screen provides an easy readout of the angle and the temperature so you can get on with your adventure (or reassess and decide to try again on a more safe day). The Li-ion battery powers this device for up to five hours, and its lightweight (only one ounce) and compact design means you'll never feel the need to head up the mountains without it.
The slope of the hillside is the most important factor in evaluating the potential danger of an avalanche. The Pieps 30 provides an easy and uncomplicated way to check the steepness of the hillside. Mounts to any ski pole and provides precise measurement of the slope angle.
- Altrec Outdoors
With the PIEPS 30?PLUS it is possible to check the slope angle easy, uncomplicated and in a short time.