Arc'teryx Voltair 30

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The Arc'teryx Voltair 30L Backpack is an avalanche Airbag pack for safety when skiing or SnowBoarding in the backcountry. Safety is paramount when exploring in avalanche territory, so not only does this pack hold your essential tools such as probe or shovel, it can also deploy an Airbag in case you Are caught in one. Powered by a rechargeable battery and blower, it is reusable. Features of the Arcteryx Voltair 30L Backpack Internal security pocket Front pocket organizes shovel, probe, tools and skins for quick access, keeps wet Items separate from main compartment Glove friendly single-leg safety loop Uses a waistbelt mounted carabiner for quicker transitions Custom engineered impeller increases pressure for superior inflation Performance System Pulses additional air to keep the bag fully inflated in case of minor punctures Voltair system employs a rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery powered fan for rapid inflation Advanced composite construction (AC?) is seam taped and Highly water resistant Battery (sold separately) easily removes for airline transport or replacement Mechanical trigger is designed for easy, intuitive deployment and can be locked in in. offin. position during travel and lift rides Battery delivers multiple deployments on a single charge, is safe for airline travel and can perform in temperatures as low as -30?C Mulitple deployment capability allows for training and practice Adjustable sternum strap Externally accessed Twin adjustment aluminum stays Top loading Watertight zippers create weather-tight seal Top compression strap Dedicated strap carries skis or SnowBoard diagonally Secures single ice or mountaineering tool This pack must be used with Voltair Charger and Voltair Battery for Airbag operation / deployment

- Moosejaw

The last thing you want to be doing is fumbling with your avalanche airbag when cracks shoot out from your ski tips and the snowpack collapses beneath your feet. Just as you are with any other avalanche rescue tool, you need to be dialed with your airbag so it becomes second nature to pull that cord when the worst happens. The Arc'teryx Voltair 30 Backpack gives you the ability to do this with a fan-powered system that can be deployed multiple times a day, so you'll have no excuse not to practice with your pack throughout the season. Arc'teryx's Voltair airbag system utilizes a 22. 2V lithium-ion polymer battery (sold separate) that's rechargeable and capable of inflating the bag upwards of 20 times a day in temperatures as low as 14F. The simple and intuitive deployment system consists of an always-exposed mechanical pull that can be quickly unlocked and deployed with just a quick twist and pull. The mechanical deployment system does away with any hiccups that may come with an electronic system, ensuring the bag deploys when it matters most. Once activated, the centrifugal blower rapidly inflates the airbag in under seven seconds, then it ensures the bag maintains proper inflation by pushing additional air in the bag every five seconds after the initial deployment. The pack itself maintains a simplistic design that consists of two main compartments and a dedicated avy tool pocket to stow your climbing skins, shovel, probe, and saw. External straps along the front of the bag will carry either skis or a snowboard and single ice axe when traveling in the alpine. A key component to any avalanche airbag is the pack's leg loop, so Arc'teryx gave the Voltair a simple and comfortable one-handed, glove-friendly wiregate leg loop clip, so you won't be tempted to leave it unclipped before you drop in. The water-resistant fabric repels moisture from snow and spindrift, and the water-resistant zippers ensure a water-tight closure to the pack, so you aren't surprised by any...

- Backcountry.com

With a powerful centrifugal blower, the advanced Arc'teryx Voltair 30 Avalanche Airbag pack is capable of multiple deployments in a single day.

- REI

The ARCTERYX Voltair 30 Backpack is a panel-loading touring pack with a dedicated pocket for all your avy tools. Packed into the compact design is also an avy airbag and powerful electric fan for fast inflation. You will need to purchase separately the Voltair LiPo 22.2V Battery (SKU 249164) and Voltair Battery Power Supply (SKU 249163) to power the centrifugal blower and inflate your airbag.

- Mountain Gear

Arc'teryx Avalanche Safety Voltair Avalanche Airbag 30 L Backpack-Black-Regular 268673. The heart of the Voltair airbag system is a 22.2v Lithium polymer rechargeable battery that powers an advanced engineered centrifugal blower for rapid multiple inflations. In high consequence situations you do not rise to the occasion; you fall back on your training. Unlike traditional compressed air cylinder airbag systems that are limited to one deployment per charged cylinder the Arc'teryx Voltair system allows the user to deploy the airbag multiple times. Along with regular testing of the system the Voltair's multiple deployment advantage allows backcountry skiers or riders to practice deploying the airbag and better train themselves on how to react and deploy the Voltair during an avalanche as well as removing the point of hesitation that could cost lives. Voltair 30L 3465g / 7.6 lbs. Made in Canada at Arc'teryx's own advanced manufacturing facility

- CampSaver.com

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