Designed for days in the slack country, the BCA Float 22 Airbag Pack represents a major innovation in avalanche safety equipment. The efficient compressed-air cylinder is easily refilled at BCA authorized refill stations, making this airbag more travel-friendly than other cylinder systems. The pack carries 22 liters of gear, and has specialized compartments for your shovel and probe, as well as a fleece lined goggle pocket and a diagonal ski carry. A durable and reliable pack on the cutting edge of airbag technology, the Float 22 will become your go-to adventure pack.
Volume w/ System 1,343 cubic inches / 22 liters
Volume w/o System 1,770 cubic inches / 29 liters
Float Airbag System Designed to keep you at or near the surface to minimize excavation time, a small 2,700-psi (186 bar) compressed-air cylinder, single-chamber 150-liter airbag, and super efficient Venturi System make the Float system efficient and compact.
Pack Weight (Entire System Including Full Cylinder) 8.35 lbs / 2,690 g
Pack Weight (Pack, Airbag, Engine, No Cylinder) 7.1 lbs / 2,120 g
Pack Weight (Pack Only, No Airbag, Engine or Cylinder) 2.9 lbs / 1,350 g
Fleece lined goggle pocket
Internal mesh pocket
Dry main compartment
Dedicated shovel and probe sleeves
Diagonal ski carry (optional snowboard carry attachment sold separately)
Warning Wearing an airbag backpack is no guarantee of survival in an avalanche. Backcountry travelers are highly advised to educate themselves in snow stability assessment, route finding, and companion rescue and carry all of the conventional avalanche gear in addition to the airbag.
Refilling Your Cylinder BCA Float cylinders may be refilled either by BCA in Boulder, CO, or at authorized refill stations. Visit www.backcountryaccess.com/air in order to find authorized refill centers in your area. BCA does not recommend attempting to refill cylinders yourself or at non-authorized locations as the process requires training, documentation and parts provided by BCA.
SHIPPED WITH EMPTY CYLINDER. MUST BE FILLED PRIOR TO USE.