The Black Diamond Deploy 3 Aluminum Avalanche Shovel is exactly what you want in your pack when disaster strikes and you need to move fast. No need to fumble around assembling the shaft and blade; it's already attached. The Deploy 3's compact dimensions make it ideal for small pits and tight digging conditions as well as stowing away easily in your pack. You won't want to be without the Deploy 3 this winter.
Lightweight 6000 Series Aerospace Aluminum blade and shaft
Trapezoidal, curved shaft nests in the blade of the shovel.
Blade Dimensions 35.5 x 21.6 cm (14 x 8.5")
Collapsed Length 44 cm (17.3")
Extended Length 70 cm (24.8")
1.14 L (0.3 gal) Blade Volume
565 g (1 lb 4 oz)
Shaft collapses into blade for quicker deployment and easy storage.
Deploys in a fraction of a second
Flat blade for clean pit-digging
Hybrid D/T handle