Avalanche Probes

The best avalanche probes, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

Recent Avalanche Probe Reviews

Ortovox 240 HD PFA

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a good stiff avalanche probe that has all the basic features you would expect in a backcountry avalanche probe. I have had the Ortovox 240 HD PFA avalanche probe for several years and carry it whenever I go into the backcountry here in the Cascades when avalanche conditions are present. The basic probe is 240 cm long (94.5 inches), 13 mm in diameter (.51 inches) and it weighs 12.5 ounces. The probe comes with a nylon case that has a unique closure system. The closure system is opened by… Full review

Mammut Probe 320 Fast Lock

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Sturdy probe with quick lock. The Mammut 320 Fast Lock avalanche probe feels very strong (13mm diameter) and is operable with gloves. The measurements on the side are easy to read. I haven't had a chance to use it in the field yet, but so far I like it more than the older Black Diamond Quickdraw that I used last winter as there are no pinch points. (Although it looks like the new BD's have a similar style to this Mammut) My first concern was hoping the locking mechanism and cable hold up. The inner… Full review

user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Mammut Probe 320 Fast Lock
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (1)
Ortovox 240 HD PFA
MSR Striker Avalanche Probe
$45 - $69
Backcountry Access Stealth 240
Black Diamond QuickDraw Tour Probe 240
$48 - $59
Voile Tourlight Probe
Black Diamond QuickDraw Tour
$70 - $79
Black Diamond QuickDraw Tour Probe 320
Black Diamond BD/PIEPS Pro Avy Safety Set Avalanche Beacon / Shovel / Probe
Pieps Aluminum 300
Pieps IProbe One
$90 - $138
MSR Striker CX 320
Backcountry Access Stealth 300 Carbon
Pieps Aluminum 260
Black Diamond QuickDraw Tour Probe 280
$49 - $69
G3 240 Speed Tech
Backcountry Access Stealth 270
Backcountry Access Stealth 240 Carbon
$60 - $79
Pieps iProbe II
Backcountry Access Stealth 300
$52 - $69
Arva Carbon 2.40 Light
Arva Light 240
Black Diamond QuickDraw Carbon Fiber 230
$63 - $99
CAMP Carbon Fiber Avalanche Probe
Black Diamond BD/PIEPS Sport Avy Safety Set Avalanche Beacon / Shovel / Probe
G3 Solid Probe Segment
Mammut Carbon Probe 240 Fast Lock
G3 Solid Probe Tip
Arva Light Probe
K2 Avalanche Probe ALU 300
$60 MSRP
Ortovox 320+ Steel Pro PFA
$95 MSRP
Black Diamond QuickDraw Carbon Probe 240
Backcountry Access Stealth 260 Carbon
G3 Speed Pro 240 Elle
$61 MSRP
Black Diamond QuickDraw Carbon Probe 320
Mammut Carbon Probe Fast Lock
G3 Rutschblock Cord
Backcountry.com Backcountry 320
Backcountry Access Stealth 330
Ortovox 240 Economic
$42 MSRP
Pieps Probe Carbon Tour
Mammut Probe 240 Fast Lock
Ortovox 240 Lite PFA
$54 MSRP
CAMP Light Aluminum Avalanche Probe
$43 MSRP
Pieps Aluminium Probe
G3 240 Carbon Speed Tech SL
Arva Pro 2.40
Mammut Carbon Probe 240 Light
Mammut Probe 240
Mammut Probe Fast Lock