The BCA Float 18 Airbag Backpack (Cartridge Included) is the minimalist model for the out-of-bounds, off-piste, freeride, and mechanized skiing. Designed to minimize excavation time by preventing burial, the Float Airbag deploys in 2 seconds behind the head, protecting the upper body without sacrificing movement. The BCA Float 18 Airbag Backpack’s airbag is reusable and the air cylinder can be refilled. (CO2 CONTAINER IS EMPTY AND NEEDS TO BE FILLED)
Torso lengths: 17-22 inches
1010 cubic inches / 18 liters
Internal shovel/probe pocket
Enough volume to carry rescue tools, lunch, water, skins, and an extra layer
Helmet and diagonal ski carrying system
Waist belt pockets
150-liter, reusable airbag deploys from top of pack and behind the head, protecting the upper body from trauma without sacrificing mobility and peripheral vision needed to escape an avalanche.
Inflates in 2 seconds
Uses small, refillable 2,700-psi (186 bar) compressed-air cylinder
SHIPPED WITH EMPTY CANISTER; MUST BE FILLED PRIOR TO USAGE
Float Airbag system is NOT a guarantee of survival if caught in or buried during an avalanche. Get educated in avalanche/snow science and safety before heading into the backcountry.