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Features of the Backcountry Access A-2 EXT Shovel with Saw 28 cm Snow saw capable of cutting Wood PrepAred for whatever task comes along during your backcountry travels Once the saw is deployed the shovel is still fully functional Feature an oval shaft with a more packable, bombproof, in. ferrule-lessin. blade, ergonomic grip, and T6 heat treatment End cap on the shaft, which prevents Snow from building up along the inside Off-the-chart strength to weight ratio, while taking up minimal storage space in your pack The excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained
The Arsenal saw system from BCA includes a 29 cm snow/wood saw that is stowed inside the shovel grip. Once the saw is deployed, the shovel remains fully assembled and functional: the shaft does not have to be removed from the blade and the grip is still intact.
- Mountain Gear
Backcountry Access Avalanche Safety A-2 Extendable With Saw Shovel C1316SH67010. The shovel has a 29 cm wood/snow saw stows in the shaft. Even when the saw is deployed the arsenal shovel is functional.
Act like the stealth snow ninja you were born to be with a little help from the Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel EXT with A2 Blade and 28cm Saw. BCA cleverly stashed the 28cm Saw in the Arsenal's shaft and built it so that the shovel can function when the saw is in use--you know, for testing the snow or fending off killer snow bunnies.
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