Voile Telepack Shovel
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The Voile Telepack T6 avalanche shovel is a full size avalanche rescue shovel with a compact T handle that fits easily into your pack. Move mountains of snow fast, with the full size scoop and telescoping T-handle. Separate handle and scoop to fit into your pack. T6 is the level of hardness reached in the aluminum heat-treating process for the Voile T6 model avalanche shovel scoop. Avalanche professionals, guides, patrollers, and rescue teams require this level durablity in their avalanche rescue shovel. All Voile T6 avalanche shovel scoops have deadman holes in the scoop to be used for snow anchors or for making a rescue sled.
The Voile Telepack Shovel features a T grip handle that is easy to get your hands on and makes for easier packing than D-grip handles. It also has a telescoping shaft that collapses to 27 inches and extends to 35 1/4 inches. The Voile Telepack shovel is perfect for snow study, building kickers or to digging your car out if need be.
The compact Telepack shovel is an essential for your backcountry pack. The 15-inch blade is made with high-quality, tempered aluminum for superior strength. Deadman holes provide use as an emergency snow anchor. Telescoping handle delivers extended reach and leverage; packs down to a compact 15 inches.