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For riders who like to travel light in the backcountry, but want to keep it safe, Mammut created the streamlined Rocker RAS Airbag Backpack. RAS airbag technology adds an extra dimension of safety to backcountry touring so you can ski and ride with greater confidence when you're far from the resort, and it provides space for everything you would normally bring on tours including: avy tools, water, and extra layers. Obviously, the safest policy is to avoid avalanches altogether, but unexpected things happen, and when they do, the Ride can inflate within three seconds to help keep you on the surface of a slide and shield your head and core from trauma. Just pull the shoulder-mounted deployment handle to inflate the bag, and the padded waist belt, safety leg strap, and sternum strap will keep the pack securely attached to you in the turmoil of a slide. After deployment, deflate the bags and pack them back up according to instructions and remember that the compressed air canister needs to be replaced. You can even remove the airbag system entirely if you want a lightweight in-bounds pack, or swap it between all RAS packs to fine-tune your carrying capacity. Please note that this system does not include the Refillable Compressed Air Cartridge, which is available separately (MAM0939). And please remember, this airbag system is NOT a guarantee that you will survive an avalanche; get educated, get the right tools, travel with partners, and be smart out there.
Before you head out into terrain where an avalanche is even remotely possible, seriously consider a Mammut airbag backpack. The Removable Airbag System (R.A.S.) is integrated in Mammut's most compact freeriding backpack. The innovative Removable Airbag System from Snowpulse is the world's first removable airbag system. It allows you to install the system in a different backpack, one more suited to the situation in question, or to use the backpack on its own. The assembly process is very quick and easy. The simple mechanical deployment results in a low-maintenance and effective system.. The Rocker R.A.S. is roomy enough to hold all the essential items for freeriding and is very comfortable to carry thanks to its close-fitting design. Removable Airbag ready: compatible with the Removable Airbag System R.A.S. - The airbag system can be purchased separately. Safety leg loop prevents backpack from being stripped away during a slide. 2-layer, high-density EVA back padding, hip and shoulder belts with stretch fabric cover. Pocket for avalanche safety equipment. Diagonal ski carry system - one-sided. Padded goggle pouch. SOS label with emergency instructions. Hydration system compatible. You'll never know how much you need a Mammut Rocker R.A.S. Ready 18 liter avalanche airbag backpack until you actually need it - don't let that time come too late. Available Color(s): Smoke/Black. Base Fabric: 420D Nylon. Upper fabric: 600D Cyclepet. Weight without airbag system: Approx: 2.5 lbs (1150 grams). Weight with airbag system: 4.4 lbs (2000 grams). System weight: Approx: 2 lbs (900 g). Airbag volume: 150 liters. Filling process in seconds: around 3 seconds
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
The Removable Airbag System RAS integrated in Mammuts most compact freeriding backpack The Rocker RAS is roomy enough to hold all the essential items for freeriding and is very comfortable to carry thanks to its closefitting designFeaturesIntegrated avalanche airbag system Removable Airbag System RAS one system for different backpacksEasily stowable deployment handleSafety leg loopPocket for avalanche safety equipmentDiagonal ski carry system onesidedPadded goggle pouchSOS label with emergency instructionsHydration system compatible
The most compact of Mammut's airbag packs, the Rocker RAS Backpack keeps your pack weight down while boosting your safety in avalanche terrain. With a dedicated avalanche equipment pocket and a light diagonal ski carry system, this pack is backcountry ready. Engine and airbag included canister not included.
- Mountain Gear
Designed to add another dimension of safety for backcountry travelers, the Mammut Rocker R.A.S. Backpack boasts the Removable Airbag System (R.A.S.) to increase you chances of survival in an avalanche. Here's how it works: In the event of a slide, you pull the ripcord at your shoulder to quickly inflate an airbag that cushions you during the event and provides extra floatation. When the snow stops moving, you have a better chance of ending up in one piece on top of the debris instead of instead of buried below in a cold, dark hell. The airbag is repackable and reusable. The compressed oxygen cartridge is also refillable at any scuba diving outlet. THIS CARTRIDGE IS SOLD SEPARATELY. A final caveat: While the R.A.S. significantly increases your chances of survival in an avalanche, you are responsible for your backcountry decision-making and the Mammut Rocker R.A.S. Backpack is merely another tool, not a magic carpet powered by a benevolent genie that will whisk you clear of danger.
- Altrec Outlet