Every one of your touring partners will tell you the same thing: don't skimp on your shovel! A stout metal-bladed shovel in the hands of a trained rescuer might prove to be their best friend someday. The K2
Rescue Shovel is solidly made of 7075 Aluminum Alloy and has slots in the blade to allow its use as a Deadman Anchor. The modified “L” handle let you use the shovel as a hoe to drag snow away from a burial, sometimes the most efficient way of moving it.
7075 Aluminum Alloy
Blade - 25 cm x 28 cm (9.5” x 11”)
Extended Length - 64 cm (25.25”)
Collapsed Length - 41 cm (16”)
Hoe Mode - The hoe feature is ideal for shovel shear tests, and greatly increases your ability to extract snow in many situations. “T” handle with holes in blade also allows you to attach webbing and use as a Deadman Anchor.
K2 products can only be shipped within the U.S.