The Arva Access Shovel is ideal for any amateur or professional wanting lightweight avy gear, this lightweight shovel can be easily stored within any avalanche backpack, the shovel has a robust aluminium blade which makes it easier to contract with the snow and a telescopic Shaft for ease of use when shovelling out a victim.
Robust oval telescopic shaft
T-Grip makes transferring snow easier
The compact Access TS Shovel will fit within any avy backpack, We recommend the Ortovox Backpack Range.
How to Shovel Correctly
After reading the depth of the victim using the snow probe move downhill.
Start digging a trench into the snow towards the victim.
The trench should be of the same length as the depth of the victim.
This is to allow space to clear previously dug snow.
If multiple shovelers are available then one person should be digging down at the point of the probe and the other people or person should be clearing snow out of the trench to allow room.
These roles should be rotated to keep shovelers fresh.
Arva Access Shovel Features:
Weight - 530 g Shaft Material - Aluminium Shaft geometry - Ovoïd Shaft Size: 32/46 cm Blade Material: Aluminium 1,5mm Blade Size - 25 x 25 cm Handle Shape - T-Grip Shovel length - 72 cm
Arva Access Shovel
Arva Access TS Shovel - Front View - Telescopic Shaft - T Grip
Arva Access TS Shovel - Side View - Telescopic Shaft - T Grip