The Ortovox Steel 320+ PFA Probe is our extendible professional steel probe with PFA system, 320cm in length. Thanks to the optimized PFA system, this professional probe can be assembled at lightning speed and is also more compact.
The quick-assembly strap sets up the probe using a robust steel cable draw without causing the elements to shift. As with all our probes, this professional probe features Easy-to-read Depth Markers, a Clear 1-meter Marker and a bottom segment in neon orange, which provides a visual indication of the proximity of the victim.
The 12mm Diameter of the steel segments makes the Ortovox Steel 320+ PFA Probe extremely durable and rigid. It comes in a length of 320cm, but can be extended using additional segments.
The new and improved Rubberized Grip also ensures safe, Ice-free Handling in all conditions.
All of the Ortovox Avalanche Probes are pack-friendly meaning you can stow your probe in almost anySki Backpack, All Ortovox Ski Backpacks come with a dedicated compartment for avalanche safety tools.
That’s what it’s about. In every detail. Ortovox develops high-grade specialized probes for the widest range of needs and user groups. The pursuit of Precision and Speed is our goal.
Because these can save lives in an Emergency. We deal with detail-focused solutions that make rescues even more intuitive and, together with an avalanche transceiver and shovel, lead us more quickly to the buried person.
PFA Assembly system
"Patented Flash Assembly" for reliable assembly that's quick as a flash. With over 100,000 PFA probes sold, the system has established itself in every area of application in the last 10 years.
Ortovox optimised the finer details for even quicker and more efficient handling: The quick-assembly strap, which is attached to the outside of the probe cover, makes immediate opening and assembly possible in one motion.
The PFA system also ensures it locks into place smoothly.
Visual Guide System
The intuitive visual guide system provides you with quick and clear information about the victim‘s depth at all times. You can perfectly Adapt your shovelling strategy and save important time thanks to the clear 1m marker, Contrasting Depth Scale and Colourful End Segments. The bottommost segments in neon orange indicate when you are approaching the victim.
Quick Release Cover
The quick-assembly strap makes immediate Opening and Assembly possible In One Motion, without first having to take the probe out of its cover.
Large Probe Tip
The significantly larger diameter of the probe tip compared to the probe elements ensures improved penetration.
Probe Poles & Tensioning System - Steel - Steel is extremely rigid and sturdy. When weight is not a factor, but reliability and probing accuracy play a major role, steel is the first choice!