As rugged and respected as its furry counterpart, the Ortovox
Kodiak Shovel will dig out your partner faster after a slide. The Kodiak is an aggressive shoveling machine with a solid "D" Grip handle that can also be converted to an efficient hoe.
Blade: AL 6061 T6 (hardened) - AL 6061 T6 (hardened) - The strongest aluminum available is used in Ortovox's high-end safety products for optimal balance between weight and rigidity. The 6061 T6 aluminum is used in all Ortovox shovel handles and the blade of the Kodiak.
Handle: AL 6061 T6 (hardened) - The strongest aluminum available is used in Ortovox's high-end safety products for optimal balance between weight and rigidity. 6061 T6 aluminum is used in all Ortovox shovel handles and the blade of the Kodiak.
Scoop - 189 cubic inches / 3.1 L
Weight - 1 lb 12 oz / 790 g
Length - 34.6" (19.3") / 88 (49) cm
Blade - 11.8 x 9 x 2.4" / 30 x 23 x 6 cm
90 Degree Easy-Plug Clearing Function - The Kodiak's entrenching action is the strongest on the market. The shovel blade slides onto the handle at a 90 degree angle and the grip remains 100% usable. Thus aluminum fits on aluminum - a virtually indestructible combination. The entrenching action significantly assists the rescue of buried victims with two or more helpers.
Rubberized Grip Zone - Non-slip and 100% ice-free
Sharp, protected cutting edge
Non-slip step grooves
Oval handle cross section
Extremely strong, stiff and pack-friendly blade