Retailers' Descriptions

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The MSR Beta Saw elevates the standard of professional snow science saws. Its stainless steel blade is laser-etched with snow science detailing, offering everything you need to analyze conditionsG? all at mere 7 oz. (178 g). Its slim blade is designed to slip easily into the kits of patrollers, guides and serious recreationalists, and combines an aggressive tooth design with exceptional durability for withstanding the rigors of professional use.

- Mountain Gear

The MSR Beta Saw is a Snow saw for testing and analyzing the Snow conditions up in the mountains. The 18.5 inch saw weighs in at only 7 ounces, Fitting into your pack with ease thanks to the Slim, flat blade. Don't worry, you won't have to jam it into your pack unprotected, it includes a welded sheath to prevent your pack and other gear from getting torn up along the way. As the aggressive teeth chaw their way through the Snow, you won't have to guess the size of the column you're cutting, with 1mm and 3mm crystal grids laser-etched into the side, as well as a 30cm indicator. I hope that Snow pack is ready for some serious skiing and adventuring. Features of the MSR Beta Saw Fast: Aggressive Snow- and off-set Wood-cutting teeth tear through any task, while voids between teeth keep cutting path clear Ultralight Strength: Premium stainless steel blade delivers superior strength and stiffness Laser-etched 1 mm and 3 mm crystal grids, plus a 30 cm indicator for instantly identifying ideal Snow column width Ultra-packable: Flat blade slips easily into backpack sleeves or pockets, even those reserved for probes

- Moosejaw

Combine your saw, crystal card, and measurements into one with the Beta Snow Science Saw from MSR. This stainless steel saw features laser-etched markings with multiple sizes of crystal grids to aid in identifying trends and weak layers. With offset snow and wood-cutting teeth, this saw is ready to chew through anything you come across.

- Backcountry.com

"MSR Avalanche Safety Beta Science Saw 3155. Its stainless steel blade is laser-etched with snow science detailing offering everything you need to analyze conditionsall at mere 7 oz. (178 g). Its slim blade is designed to slip easily into the kits of patrollers guides and serious recreationalists and combines an aggressive tooth design with exceptional durability for withstanding the rigors of professional use."

- CampSaver.com

Ultralight, strong and laser-etched with snow science detailing, the stainless-steel MSR Beta Snow Saw elevates the standard of professional snow science saws.

- REI

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