Completely renovated from the old vario base units, the ABS s.Light Base unit is the go to pack for the weight conscious skiers / snowboarders, weighing under 2 kilograms this is one of the lightest packs on the market, newly developed shoulder straps and hip belts have been integrated to create a body hugging fit.
You will receive :
s.Light Airbag (Rock Grey)
Ideal For :
The s.light airbag is ideal for weight conscious skiers and snowboarders who dont like to pack to 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 back stop 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 a 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.
Base Unit :
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.
Please Note this pack does not come with any activation unit, Please see the two different activation units below :
ABS Steel Canister Release Unit
ABS Carbon Canister Release Unit
To purchase the full kit including Canister please CLICK HERE.