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BCA Backcountry Essentials Package

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Product Info

The BCA Backcountry Essentials Package gives you all of your essential avalanche tools in one competitively priced package. It includes the BCA Tracker DTS Beacon, B-1 EXT shovel, and Stealth 240 Aluminum Probe - a perfect solution for the newcomer to backcountry travel. BCA's probes and shovels are lightweight and compact in your pack while remaining burly and functional when in use. Whether you're digging a pit or performing a rescue, that's a package anyone can get behind.

Product Details

Display

A real-time, digital display shows both direction and distance with bright red LEDs.

Search Features

Dual Antenna TechnologyBy using two antennae, the beacon can process analogue signals into a digital display, helping better triangulate the victim and increasing ease of use.

Battery

Power SourceThree AAA alkaline batteries

Battery Life250 hours in transmit or 50 hours in search

Case

Carrying case and harness included

Beacon Dimensions13.2 x 8.6 x 2.5 cm

Additional Features

Stealth 240 ProbeBCA's line of Steath quick lock probes offer lightning fast deployment and lightweight durability in an economical package.

B-1 EXT ShovelBCA's best selling shovel, the B-1 offers an incredible strength to weight ratio, compact design and a long extended handle for added leverage while digging.

Shovel DimensionsCollapsed handle/shaft length: 40.5 cm // Extended handle/shaft length: 56.5 cm // Blade dimensions: 23 x 25.5 cm // Assembled extended length: 73 cm

Transciever Frequency457 kHz

Probe LengthExtended: 240 cm // Collapsed: 45.75 cm

Probe Diameter1.1 cm

Beacons Require TrainingWearing an avalanche beacon is no guarantee of safety in avalanche terrain. We recommend that backcountry travelers take an AIARE Level One class or the equivalent, and practice the skills they learn there regularly with their partners.

Specs

  • Weight (g): 1107
  • Warranty: 5 Years (Beacon)

Reviews

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BCA Backcountry Essentials Package
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Powder (3)
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    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

Great bang for the buck

By 

from Seattle

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Tough

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about BCA Backcountry Essentials Package:

      The tracker is really easy to use. Great price for the whole package.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Everything as promised

      By 

      from salt lake city, ut

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Powder
        • White Out Conditions

        Comments about BCA Backcountry Essentials Package:

        Went to avalanche training and this product was recommended and now a sense of security.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        Rock Solid & Easy To Use

        By 

        from SF Bay Area, CA

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Simplistic Design
        • Sized Just Right

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backcountry
          • Powder
          • Sidecountry

          Comments about BCA Backcountry Essentials Package:

          The best beginner Avy Safety kit on the market. Also the great deal I got on it does not hurt. BCA and EVO.COM, definitely a winning combo!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Outstanding

          By 

          from Bozeman Montana

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Tough

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Powder

            Comments about BCA Backcountry Essentials Package:

            I live in Montana and ski backcountry often. I love this package because it is so tough and easy to use. I have used other more expensive beacons and this one is much easier. This comes in handy if you need it in a high stress situation.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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