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Quick-closing latch for efficient assembly of the probe. Special coating for perfect grip even with gloves. Depth measurements on the probe to estimate burial depth. Special speed-cone for quick assembly. Weight: 285 grams Probe Length: 263cm (8.6') Weight: 315 grams Probe Length: 301cm (9.8') Length Collapsed: 42cm (16.5")
- Vargo Outdoors
PIEPS probes are among the most versatile and durable probes on the market. With speed cones and ratcheting locking latch there is no wasted time or effort when a probe is needed most. Anti-slip coating and burial depth markings not only help in a life saving situation but are a necessary for field observations.
The PIEPS Probe Aluminum is designed to validate a prior pin-pointing and additionally to determine the position of a buried victim. Together with an avalanche transceiver and an avalanche shovel it belongs to the recommended standard avalanche safety gear of mountaineers or mountain rescuers.Tubes in two colours made out of a special aluminum alloy guarantee optimal stabilityDiameter 12.5 mmQuick closing latch for reliable locking and efficient assembly of the probeBroad cone end for easier probing of hard and compressed snowSpecs:6 tubesLength collapsed: 42 cmProbing length: 260 cmWeight: 290 g
- Second Ascent
When combined with an avalanche beacon and shovel, the three-meter-long Pieps Aluminum Tour XL Probe rounds out your backcountry avalanche kit. The probe quickly assembles and locks while a broad, cone-shaped tip easily penetrates hard snow.