ABS bring to you the new super light ABS s.Light Base Unit + 2 steel canisters, weighing under 2 kilograms this is the go-to pack for weight conscious skiers and snowboarders who venture out on small day trips off-piste or in the backcountry. The s.Light base unit has been completely redesigned since the Vario pack line and offers a wide amount of new features such as a new hardness system and economic shoulder straps for weight loading.
You will receive:
s.Light Airbag (Rock Grey)
2 x ABS Steel Canister Release Units are supplied with this unit.
The s.light airbag is ideal for weight conscious skiers and snowboarders who don't like to pack too much. Best used for short day trips off-piste or within the backcountry the tried and tested base unit is one of the most reliable pieces of kit you could have when entering off-piste terrain.
The s.light zip-on packs have been completely revamped from the Vario Base Zip-ons and offer a number of different technical features.
ABS Airbag Activation:
When wearing your ABS s.Light Base Unit, make sure all straps are securely fastened, The Activation handle should always be adjusted to the correct height.
When inserting the cartridge make sure you check that the puncturing unit is clean, The Piercing pin must be visible in the middle. Screw in the full cartridge right up to the backstop and tight enough that there is no possibility of another turn.
In order to attach the activation handle, you must align the pin with the brass coupler and push the handle in. with the other hand flip up the plastic flap, thus administering counter pressure. The brass coupler will automatically snap back.
You must make sure the height adjustment of the activation handle is positioned in a way that works for you. Usually, this should be between the chest and shoulder.
Before descending down you must make sure you have removed handle strap, this will allow you to smoothly pull your handle without anything getting in the way.
In the case of an avalanche emergency, you must pull down on the handle firmly until you hear the airbags starting to inflate, The airbag will take around 2-3 seconds to inflate to its full size.
New and improved from the Vario Base Units, The ABS s.Light Base Unit focuses on being lightweight, weighing just 2 kg including the 15l zip-on the s.Light is one of the lightest base units on the market. Due to the new revamp of the base unit they have worked on the harness system which supports carrying the load, The economic shoulder straps have been updated from the well-approved p.Ride compact bags.
2 x ABS Steel Inflators (Canisters) are supplied with this unit.
There is an additional canister option of having 1 x Steel + 1 x Carbon for an extra £60.00