The Ortovox AVABAG LiTRIC Freeride 18 Kit is for those who are happy to climb a few extra meters to ski the best powder slopes.
This is what the future of free riding looks like: Two different freeriding bags can be zipped onto the respective back length of the new LiTRIC airbag base, which has been specially designed for backcountry skiing. The compact variant with lift support for a single day in the mountains or more volume for long days in the backcountry.
Ortovox AVABAG LiTRIC Base Unit
Ortovox LiTRIC Freeride 18 Litre Zip-on
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The Ortovox AVABAG LiTRIC Freeride 18 Kit is ideal for those who climb a few extra meters to freeride the best off-piste terrain with untouched powder.
It's body-hugging shape with a snug-fit Comfort Back System offer great comfort and freedom of movement.
Features such as ski, snowboard and ice axe fastenings as well as a helmet holder and quick access to the main compartment leave nothing to be desired.
The AVABAG LiTRIC freeride backpacks convertible companions with just a single base: From a large zipper module for multi-day tours to a small, compact stowaway bag when the powder alarm sounds.
Thanks to CLASP back technology – the wide, flexible hip belt and soft shoulder straps, the versatile, lightweight Freeride Base sits extremely securely while allowing complete freedom of movement. It is compatible with the CLASP back protector.
Easy Testing and No Travel Limitations - The electric system can be fully charged via USB-C in approx. 25 minutes and activation can be tested any number of times at no additional cost. The lack of a cartridge means: more room, no weighing necessary, no cartridge disposal, no travel limitations.
Compact System - A design that has been carefully considered right down to the last little detail: super-capacitors instead of cartridges and an ultra- lightweight airbag – at just approx. 1,080 grams, LiTRIC is one of the lightest airbag systems on the market.
Easy Operation and Simple to Pack Away - From charging and the LED display, to the activation handle, to airbag packing and the leg loop: LiTRIC AVABAGS are extremely intuitive to operate.
TÜV Certified and Multiple Activations - One charge enables at least two activations. The approx. 60h operation time when switched ON (30 days when switched OFF) allows for multi- day tours with no need for recharging. Its operating temperature ranges from -30 to +45°C.
The Base & Zip-on:
The Freeride massively expand the LiTRIC base's possible areas of use, making it adaptable to the respective requirements. The volumes of the two zip-ons range from the following:
16 S Liters
26 S Litres
LiTRIC Base – Thanks to CLASP back technology – the wide, flexible hip belt and soft shoulder straps – the versatile, lightweight Freeride Base sits extremely securely while allowing complete freedom of movement. It is compatible with the CLASP back protector.
The base is also compatible with the touring zip-ons.
Ortovox AVABAG LiTRIC Freeride 18 Kit Features:
Safety compartment: Access to the compartment is marked with the red zipper pullers. Probe and shaft receiver are marked with icons. Place the shovel blade with the sharp edge up.
Electric LED Display Airbag system: The Charge Level of the airbag and on/off display can be clearly seen even in glaring daylight.
Deployment Handle: The handle can be quickly and easily secured by turning it 180 degrees. Height adjustable handle.
Compatible with CLASP back protector
Chest strap with a signal whistle: Quickly draw attention in emergency situations.
Water-resistant zipper: Repelling moisture for secure and dry contents.
Hydration system compatible: Push drink bladder into the slot on the carry system interior and secure with a strap and flat-front buckle. Lead the tube through the outlet by the right shoulder strap and fix it with the rubber band.
Bright inside: Light Colours inside make it easier to find your avalanche safety equipment.
Ice Axe Attachment: Place the pick of the axe into the icon compartment and fix it by closing the straps. Then attach the shaft by using the elastic cords, hidden in the two small compartments near the foremost zipper.
D-Skifix: A fast and safe diagonal ski fastener that offers plenty of wear comfort.
Snowboard and Snowshoe attachment: Connect the lower straps with the metal nose and the small lop above the icon compartment. The upper part can be found in the compartment above the left shoulder strap. Disconnect the metal half-moon and feed it through the loop by the right shoulder strap. Fit the board / Snowshoes and close the buckle.
Access to main compartment (Front): Quick access to emergency equipment / Accessories through the Front.
Wide Hip Belt: Wide and elasticated, for an optimal body-hugging fit, even when in motion.
Helmet Net: Fixed in a zipped compartment, optimized fastening.
Separate Safety Compartment: Quick access to emergency equipment.
Release Grip: Height adjustable.
Safety Leg Strap: for the highest possible safety in the event of an avalanche.
Emergency Card: Quick access to emergency details if stuck in an avalanche situation.