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Durable and easy to store.

Reference : 8191037

ACCESS SHOVEL

Designed for freeing avalanche victims. Sturdy and easy to put away.

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TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Your basic kit

Mountains are wonderful worlds of adventure, but certain precautions must be taken when exploring them:
The bare essentials to have with you are an avalanche transceiver + probe + shovel, but simply having these 3 products should not lull you into a false sense of security.

APD

Avalanche transceiver:
Allows a skier or hiker carrying a APD in broadcast mode buried in the snow to be located.

The shovel

On average shovelling snow takes longer than the search for the victim.
So you have to be efficient:
1/ Choice of bucket:
Plastic: best balance of stiffness/weight/durability.
Aluminium: the most effective in hard or compacted snow.
2/ The size and shape of the bucket:
The handle: should be long enough to provide good distance for an effective lever.
The shape of the bucket:
find the right balance between slicing into the snow (sometimes quite packed) and clearing it.

The probe

allows you to locate the victim and find out the burial depth.

Warning

Carry the APD as close to the body as possible to prevent it being torn away.
Check it is working properly before setting out.
Train regularly.
Know when to stop.

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