if your looking for an avy pack and avalanche kit with advanced features and lightweight then the Ortovox Cross Rider Zoom Package is the go-to package, both being Snowsafes best selling avy products we thought we would combine these into one cheaper package.
The Ortovox Cross Rider 20 Backpack is efficient, has a practical design and places great emphasis on low weight (860g), avalanche essentials plus extras. For such a small bag it exceeds expectations in features and functionality and is still made with the toughest materials.
Ortovox Cross Rider 20 Inside (Interior):
Immediate access to a Safety Compartment inside the backpack ensures emergency equipment is easy to both stores and reach.
Top Compartment offers space to store valuable smaller items without them getting crushed, whilst the Main Compartment Is Accessible From The Front And Back.
The 20 Litre pack offers room to store an extra layer, spare gloves, water and any small avy tools you have.
Indicated Pockets for your shovel and probe, This allows quick access in case of an emergency.
The Cross Rider 20 is equipped with a Hydration System Compartment.
Ortovox Cross Rider 20 Outside (Exterior):
Shovel and Probe can also be strapped on the outside of the pack allowing more space inside and quick access in emergency situations
You can fit a Helmet Net to the front of your pack.
Pick Loops allow you to attach ice axe or hiking pole.
The fastenings A-Skifix and D-Skifix allow you to strap your skis on either way and there is also the facility to attach a snowboard. So skinning up the slopes off-piste is always an option here.
The Ortovox Cross Rider 20 is ideal for skiers or boarders who like to venture out on small day tours through the backcountry or sticking to days on the piste.
When worn correctly, the Ergonomic Cut retains the freedom of upper body movement but remains secure if you fall. Combined with the Neoprene Hip Belt you are guaranteed to feel comfortable and safe.
The Chest Belt and Stabiliser Straps make the Cross Rider 20 hug your body rather than moving around during when skiing or snowboarding.
Ortovox Zoom Plus Package
The Ortovox Zoom Plus Package has been brought together for keen adventurers who like to have only the best value and highest quality equipment.
The Ortovox Zoom Plus Package is perfect for beginners or professionals who want the comfort and reassurance that you will be prepared for any kind of situation in the backcountry.
This Zoom+ combines the simplest handling with the latest technology and the most advanced design. Reduced to two functional buttons, the Zoom concentrates on intuitive usability and practical design.
The LED display is clearly designed, showing users the status of any received signals, and whether the transceiver is set to transmit or detect.
Distances, directional arrows and information about several avalanchevictims guide you in the fastest way to the refined search area, with the intuitive search acoustics making victims easier to locate.
Equipped with the patented smart antenna technology, avalanche victims are found much better with the Zoom. The device analyzes its position in the avalanche and automatically switches to the best transmission antenna with which to find the victim.
This shovel from Ortovox is the lighter weight, compact version of the Beast.
Badger comes with the same non-slip grooves, high side walls and centring aid in the shaft socket as the Beast, but the difference is in size.
This means that the Badger comes in at 85g lighter than its longer counterpart, although both shovels pack down to a length of 45cm for your backpack when travelling.
Although slightly shorter and lighter it still has the same blade volume (2500cm cubed) but has a shaft that is 16cm shorter than the Beast.
Ortovox Cross Zoom Package Features:
Ortovox Cross rider 20:
Safety Compartment: Access to the compartment is marked with the red zipper pullers. Probe and Shaft receiver are marked with icons. Fasten the shovel with the sharp edge up, on the front of the backpack.
Chest strap with a signal whistle: Quickly draw attention in emergency situations.
Hip Pocket: Hip Pocket allows you to store small accessories such as mobile phones, keys.
Helmet Net: The helmet net can be found in the foremost compartment. Hook the helmet net hooks onto the small loops near the ice axe fixation and on the slot compartment, these are also indicated by small icons.
Bright Inside: Light Colours inside make it easier to find your avalanche safety equipment.
Hydration system compatible: Push drink bladder of any model into the slot on the carry system interior and secure with strap and flat-front buckle.
Emergency Card: Quick access to emergency details if stuck in an avalanche situation.
Access to the main compartment (Front): Quick access to emergency equipment through the front panel.
Access to main compartment (Back Panel Loader): Quick access to emergency equipment / Accessories through the Back panel Loader.
Safety Equipment attachment: Shovel and probes can be attached to the front of your backpack for quicker access, this will leave more room for spare layers, accessories.
A-Skifix: Classic Side Ski Fastener using the compression straps.
D-Skifix: Push the ski through the large loop hidden in the slot compartment, this is indicated with a small icon. you can then secure the skips with the straps hidden in the left shoulder strap.
Snowboard and Snowshoe Attachment: Open the side flat-front buckles and connect each long strap to the clasp opposite.
Compression Straps: Simple backpack compression with little content. Also Serves as side ski Fastener.
Ortovox Zoom+ Features
Intuitive search acoustics
Display of multiple victims
Automatic switchover in case of a secondary avalanche after 120 sec
Comfort carrying system
Recco Reflector Inside
Ortovox Badger Shovel Features
Non Slip grooves on the handle
Hybrid grip combines the advantages of classic T-Style and D-Style handles.
Shaft shape designed for rapid assembly.
High sidewalls and pronounced centre ridge for maximum blade rigidity.
Ortovox 240 Alu Probe features
The lightweight probe for all racers
Grip sleeve made of EVA foam
Dyneema draw line
Stable ultra-light sensor
Stretched length: 240cm
Closed length: 40cm
Ortovox Cross Rider Zoom Package
Ortovox Cross Rider Zoom Package
Ortovox Zoom+ Package
Ortovox Cross Rider 20 - Front View - Black Raven
Ortovox Cross Rider 20 - Front View - Blue Sea
Ortovox Cross Rider 20 - Front View - Night Blue
Ortovox Cross Rider 20 - Front View - Crazy Orange
Zoom Plus Package Ortovox
Large On/Off Rear Button - Rear View - Ortovox Zoom Plus Transceiver