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Best Avalanche Shovels in 2018

Best Avalanche Shovels in 2018

Although an avalanche shovel is a fairly simple piece of equipment, every year there are small improvements made to shovel designs. They get stronger, lighter, and easier to assemble and take apart. This article will take a look at some of the best avalanche shovels currently on the market. If you’re looking for other avalanche safety gear, check out our articles about the Best Avalanche Probes in 2018 , the Best Avalanche Airbag Packs in 2018, and the Best Avalanche Transceiver…

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The Best Avalanche Probes for 2018

The Best Avalanche Probes for 2018

In the world of avalanche safety, the avalanche probe is one of the three key pieces of gear. Beacon, shovel, probe is the mantra. Although probe is third in the list, it is no less important than your beacon and shovel. This article discusses the best avalanche probes for any budget. What is an Avalanche Probe? During an avalanche rescue, a beacon (or transceiver) is used to find the general area where a skier or boarder is buried. You then…

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