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BCA RS+ Shovel

BCA RS+ Shovel

The RS EXT avalanche shovel is a lightweight extendable shovel for skiers and snowboarders looking to minimize on weight without sacrificing any of the practical ergonomic considerations of an extendable handle.

The blade can be reattached at a 90 degree angle to convert the shovel into hoe mode. This configuration creates the ultimate tool for “strategic shoveling” and digging out stuck snowmobiles. The BCA avalanche rescue shovel line boasts an off-the-chart strength to weight ratio, while taking up minimal storage space in your pack.

Both handle and shaft are made of T6 treated aluminium, to ensure that the RS+ is durable and hard-wearing. The blade has raised sides, and has holes in it for use as a snow anchor.

Remember, the excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained.

Features

BCA RS+ Shovel Features

  • Heat-treated neckless blade
  • Rectangular shaft
  • Ergonomic grip
  • T6 heat treatment
  • Easy conversion to hoe mode
  • Holes in blade for use as snow anchor
  • Holes in shaft for building rescue sled
£74.95 add to cart
BCA RS+ Shovel
BCA RS+ Shovel
BCA RS+ Shovel
BCA RS+ Shovel

BCA Companion Rescue Series: Shoveling 101

Technical Specifications

Oval Handle Cross section Yes
Rubbereised Grip No
Non Slip Grooves No
Blade with Protected edge No
Handle material Aluminium
D / T Grip No
Telescopic Handle Yes
Anti-slip strap No
Shovel Blade Material Aluminium
Axe Function No
Compact handle Length 28cm
Shovel Blade Width 25cm
Weight 810g
Blade Width 25cm
BCA RS+ Shovel
£74.95 add to cart
  BCA RS+ Shovel - Snowsafe

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