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ARVA Access Shovel ARVA Access Shovel
When you're looking for durability and simplicity in your backcountry kit, load up the Arva Access Shovel. Aluminum construction keeps it weighing in at under a pound while offering the rigidity you need for chopping through dense debris. It may not be the ideal choice for epic ski mountaineering ascents, but for daily dawn patrols, it'll do just fine.
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ARVA Access TS Shovel ARVA Access TS Shovel
The backcountry is calling and it's about time you answered--but not until you've got your safety kit together. Throw your Arva Access TS Shovel in your pack along with your beacon and your probe and start exploring the mysterious land beyond groomed runs and moguls.
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ARVA Axe V2 ARVA Axe V2
Your Arva Axe V2 Shovel brings durability and efficiency to a low-profile, relatively lightweight design. The lightweight is thanks to an aluminum construction, with Arva's unique Y-style handle that optimizes efficiency and quick snow removal.
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ARVA Guard V1 Shovel ARVA Guard V1 Shovel
You wouldn't head into the backcountry without one, so throw your Arva Guard V1 Shovel in your safety pouch and head out into the wilderness. Thanks to the lightweight aluminum construction, this shovel won't weigh you down while you're trying to crush big days in the backcountry, and the tough material is solid and durable. The handle gives you optimal leverage to dig quickly and efficiently, and the telescoping shaft snaps easily into place.
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ARVA OVO Axe Shovel ARVA OVO Axe Shovel
Aluminum from shaft to shovel blade, the Arva OVO Axe Shovel converts from a standard shovel to a hoe-like tool for chopping through hard avalanche debris and quickly moving snow downhill on steep slopes, which is proven to be a faster and more energy efficient way of digging. Simply remove the blade from the shaft and click it securely onto the Y-shaped handle and you're ready to chop. The unique Y-style handle takes stress off your hand so you can dig harder and faster when every second counts, and the handle swaps for left or right-handed users. The serrated blade is designed to blast through hard and icy snow, has several cutouts that allow for the construction of a rescue sled, and collapses down into an easily-packable size so it won't slow you down when you're on the way up.
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ARVA Plume Shovel ARVA Plume Shovel
Instead of sawing off the end of your toothbrush while you're trying to shed weight, replace that clunky old shovel of yours with the Arva Plume Shovel. A lightweight yet functional shovel, the Plume features a carbon fiber shaft and aluminum blade to provide strength without adding weight. The one-piece shaft clicks easily into the blade so you can start shoveling without hiccup, and the T-shaped handle assures proper leverage.
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ARVA Pro V2 Shovel ARVA Pro V2 Shovel
A true beast of a shovel, your Arva Pro V2 Shovel moves snow quickly and efficiently. Whether you're digging a full profile or building a massive kicker, the aluminum construction is tough and durable, and the large blade is ideal for effective shoveling.
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ARVA Ultra Shovel ARVA Ultra Shovel
Small, fast, and strong, the Arva Ultra Shovel is certified by the International Ski Mountaineering Federation. If that means one thing: it means the Ultra is lightweight and won't slow you down if speed is the most important aspect of your day. It won't break easily thanks to a carbon-fiber shaft and tough aluminum blade with slots that can be used to build a rescue sled, so you'll be able to get your buddy off the mountain in case of an emergency.
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Backcountry Access B1 Extendable Shovel Backcountry Access B1 Extendable Shovel
When you're looking for a bit more leverage and comfort turn to the Backcountry Access B1 Extendable Shovel in your shoveling endeavors. Its unbeatable strength-to-weight ratio impresses you when you dig a pit, kicker, or snow cave. Thanks to its durable components and ergonomic grip this strong shovel won't let you down when you're in a pinch either.
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Backcountry Access B52 Extendable Shovel Backcountry Access B52 Extendable Shovel
Look no further than the Backcountry Access B52 Shovel if you need a big, bad digging machine to build kickers or extract your peeps from an avalanche. The wide, durable, lightweight shovel and ergonomic grip let you scoop up massive amounts of snow way faster than your bro's teensy little shovel. The B52 was formerly known as the Chugach Pro Shovel.
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Backcountry Access RS Extendable Shovel Backcountry Access RS Extendable Shovel
With the Backcountry Access RS Extendable Shovel, weight-conscious skiers and snowboarders no longer have to sacrifice functionality to have a lightweight setup. The heat-treated aluminum construction ensures a superior strength-to-weight ratio, so you can have the time-saving functionality of an extendable shovel without adding a ton of extra weight to your pack.
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Backcountry Access Shaxe Speed Shovel Backcountry Access Shaxe Speed Shovel
Staying prepared in the backcountry requires a lot of gear, but that doesn't mean there aren't shortcuts you can take to shave weight without sacrificing safety. The Backcountry Access Shaxe Speed Shovel features an interchangeable shovel blade and ice axe head, eliminating the need for a redundant shaft. This not only cuts down on weight, but also saves space for a more streamlined feel, too.
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Backcountry Shovel Backcountry Shovel
Avalanche pros know what's up when it comes to gear, and for years they've been using, abusing, and trusting the G3 AviTECH shovel for snow study pits, avalanche rescue, and the occasional big ol' backcountry booter. Built with a flat aluminum blade, the AviTECH is perfect for digging out smooth pit walls or chopping through debris, and has several slots designed to facilitate building a rescue sled. The aluminum shaft is tough and durable, but a blast of adrenaline can kick you into overdrive in emergency situations, leading to a snapped shovel--to remedy this, G3 designed the telescoping shaft in two parts, allowing you simply remove the broken section and continue digging. This edition has been styled out with the Backcountry. com goat logo, helping it to stand out whether you're scooping out a kitchen on Denali or digging practice pits in your backyard.
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Backcountry Shovel Backcountry Shovel
Avalanche pros know what's up when it comes to gear, and for years they've been using, abusing, and trusting the G3 AviTech shovel for snow study pits, avalanche rescue, and the occasional backcountry booter. Built with a flat aluminum blade, this shovel is perfect for digging out smooth pit walls or chopping through debris, and it has several slots designed to facilitate building a rescue sled. The aluminum shaft is tough and durable, but a blast of adrenaline can kick you into overdrive in emergency situations, leading to a snapped shovel--to remedy this, G3 designed the telescoping shaft in two parts, allowing you simply remove the broken section and continue digging. This edition has been styled out with the Backcountry. com logo, helping it stand out whether you're scooping out a kitchen on Denali or digging practice pits in your backyard.
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Black Diamond Evac 7 Shovel Black Diamond Evac 7 Shovel
Whether you need to move snow in a hurry or dig out a perfect pit, the Black Diamond Evac 7 Shovel will get the job done. Black Diamond's top-of-the-line shovel, the Evac is made of rugged aluminum, with a telescoping handle and ergonomic D-grip handle to help you dig quickly and powerfully without taking up too much room in your pack. The Evac also converts quickly into hoe mode, so you can move large amounts of snow on steep slopes, and the blade has a flat-bottom profile that makes it easy to get flat and square walls in your snow pits.
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Black Diamond Evac 9 Shovel Black Diamond Evac 9 Shovel
If you dig a lot of snow pits, or otherwise find yourself frequently moving large amounts of snow, the Black Diamond Evac 9 Shovel is the workhorse you want. It's Black Diamond's biggest shovel, with an flat-profile XL blade that's bigger than the one found on the Evac 7, and extended length of over three feet for serious digging power. The D-grip handle provides a solid platform for aggressive snow moving, and the shaft converts quickly into hoe mode so you can pull lots of snow downhill on steep slopes. All this comes with a slight weight penalty--at two pounds, the Evac 9 isn't the lightest tool on the market--but if you'd rather carry a few extra ounces than waste minutes digging, it's exactly what you've been looking for.
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Brooks-Range Compact EXT Shovel Brooks-Range Compact EXT Shovel
Shoveling snow all day to build that perfect backcountry booter can make your back tired and sore in a hurry. Stave off potential issues by using the Brooks-Range Compact EXT Shovel with an extendable shaft that allows you to dig with more leverage and from a less hunched-over position. Slots in the blade allow for easy carrying, or use as an emergency sled. Lightweight and compact, this shovel will always be with you when you need it most. Hopefully it's for building sweet chairs to sit and have lunch, and not digging out your buddy after an accident.
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Brooks-Range Compact Shovel Brooks-Range Compact Shovel
The Compact Shovel from Brooks-Range is your lightweight, durable device that you want to have around, but hope to never use. The aluminum blade is lightweight, and the handle slots deeply into the blade for increased durability. Slots in the blade allow it to be carried easily, or, in a pinch, to be used as an emergency anchor or sled. The t-grip handle is easy to manipulate with mittens or gloves, so you never have to get your fingers cold when you're building booters or snow pits.
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Brooks-Range Hauler EXT Shovel Brooks-Range Hauler EXT Shovel
For an extended trip involving lots of snow-wall building, you're going to want something that can move some snow like the Hauler EXT Shovel from Brooks-Range. Thanks to the extendable shaft and large blade you can really move a mass of snow without putting too much undue strain on your back. The D-grip handle gives you great purchase so it won't slip out of your hands. The Hauler EXT comes with rescue sled stretcher bars inside the shaft that are compatible with Brooks-Range rescue sleds. Though hopefully you don't end up using that part of the shovel.
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Brooks-Range Hauler Shovel Brooks-Range Hauler Shovel
When large heaps of snow are in your future reach for the Hauler Shovel from Brooks-Range. A quite large, but still packable, aluminum blade can help you move lots of snow with ease, making it ideal for those using it to build backcountry booters, snow walls to protect camp, etc. Slots in the blade make it simple to carry, though it should easily fit into most ski packs. A T-grip handle can be operated with gloves, mittens, or bare hands with ease, and the whole business disassembles into two parts for easy transport.
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CAMP USA ALU Tele Shovel CAMP USA ALU Tele Shovel
Never go into backcountry without being armed with knowledge, a trustworthy partner, and the CAMP USA ALU Tele Shovel. This lightweight and sturdy shovel is equipped with features that make it primed for ski mountaineering, and it comes at a price that won't break the bank.
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CAMP USA Crest Shovel CAMP USA Crest Shovel
For ski mountaineering competitions where a real shovel is required, count on the ultralight CAMP USA Crest Shovel to get the job done. It's the lightest ISMF-certified handled shovel available, offering fully functional performance without slowing your down.
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CAMP USA Crest Touring Shovel CAMP USA Crest Touring Shovel
Venturing into the backcountry requires a lot of gear if you want to be prepared and safe. Take some of the weight off your shoulders with the CAMP USA Crest Touring Shovel. With a shaft that extends nearly two feet and a super-strong, yet ultralight ABS blade that won't buckle under the weight of avalanche debris, this shovel offers the function you want for confident backcountry travels without weighing you down on epic tours.
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CAMP USA Rocket Shovel CAMP USA Rocket Shovel
When someone is buried by an avalanche, a matter of seconds can mean the difference between life and death. That's why CAMP USA designed the Rocket Shovel to move snow as quickly and efficiently as possible, thanks to its scientifically-engineered design and rigid aluminum alloy construction. Plus, its lightweight build won't weigh you down in the backcountry, and it stows away compactly to minimize bulk.
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G3 AviTECH Shovel G3 AviTECH Shovel
The G3 AviTECH shovel brings shovel technology up to date. G3 has re-engineered the reliable aluminum shovel design to create an innovative, light, strong, and durable shovel for backcountry travelers and industry professionals. Heat treating the technical aluminum connector tube and blade after TIG welding relieves residual stresses and produces a stronger shaft to blade interface. The powerful D-grip handle has stash pocket and a unique ice axe loop attachment. The shovel also features a slotted blade for emergency rescue sled construction.
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G3 SpadeTECH Shovel G3 SpadeTECH Shovel
G3 made the Spadetech Shovel with a strong, lightweight, compact design. This backcountry travelers a durable shovel that is easy to pack and easy to pull out. The rounded leading edge and low-angle blade penetrate consolidated snow, and the T-Grip handle provides a solid hold when you're digging snow pits. A TIG-welded connector tube increases this avalanche shovel's durability, and the Spadetech's slotted blade allows for rescue-sled construction.
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Mammut Alugator Guide Shovel Mammut Alugator Guide Shovel
The Alugator Guide Shovel from Mammut is versatile enough that you'll find yourself happily using it in plenty of non-rescue situations. The anodized aluminum blade contains stabilization ribs for extra rigidity and durability. An oval-shaped, telescoping shaft helps save your back when shoveling large amounts, and the D-grip handle gives you plenty of precision and control. Three configuration options, scoop, cut, and hoe, make this shovel ideal for use on your next expedition, especially one where you anticipate having to cut blocks for walls around your tent each time you're setting up camp.
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Mammut Alugator Light Shovel Mammut Alugator Light Shovel
Mammut made the Alugator Light Shovel for backcountry skiers and snowboarders who want to shave every possible ounce from their kit without losing function. ItaTMs nice to take a 21. 2oz shovel into the hills, but you donaTMt want to give up your ability to save your friend. Aluminum construction helps you cut through tough avalanche debris when it really counts. Mammut also included an extendable handle to give you better leverage for digging test pits.
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Mammut Alugator Pro Shovel Mammut Alugator Pro Shovel
Whether you're traversing high ridgelines or building backcountry booters, the Alugator Pro Shovel from Mammut is what you want on your back or in your hands. A durable anodized aluminum blade can be configured in three different positions, scoop, cut, and hoe, depending on the situation. The oval telescoping shaft is extremely tough and can be used in either its straight or 90-degree folded position. The Alugator Pro is sized to fit most backcountry-touring packs, so it's always easy to bring it along with you.
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Mammut Alugator Pro T Shovel Mammut Alugator Pro T Shovel
Snow can jump up and bite you if you're not careful, but the Mammut Alugator Pro T Shovel can help you stay prepared to ward off snow-covered ambushes. Made of rugged aluminum, the Alugator weighs in at a reasonably svelte 1. 75lb, but it still has the biggest blade in Mammut's shovel lineup, so it's prefect for those who frequently find themselves moving large amounts of snow. The T-shaped handle provides a powerful and comfortable grip, while the telescoping handle allows you to pack the shovel away and dig efficiently. Mammut sharpened the blade so you can power through hard snow and cut out blocks more easily, and made digging good pits easier by giving the blade a straight-backed design that helps you sculpt straight walls. Best of all, the Alugator can be easily switched between shovel and hoe mode, so you can move snow downhill quickly and easily if you find yourself on steep slopes.
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Mammut Alugator Ride Shovel Mammut Alugator Ride Shovel
The Alugator Ride Shovel is a versatile, packable, snow-moving machine. A durable anodized aluminum blade won't give out when it counts, and the oval-shaped telescoping blade is sturdy, used at either length. The shovel can be adjusted to be used for either scooping or cutting, so it makes itself useful in varied situations. The open T-grip handle is easily manipulated using gloves or mittens, so you won't have to deal with the trade-off of dexterity for cold fingers.
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Mammut Alugator Twist Shovel Mammut Alugator Twist Shovel
The Mammut Alugator Twist Shovel features a ingenious design that makes it just as crucial for preventing emergencies as it is for bailing you out of them. Its pre-shaped, rotating shaft can be positioned to optimize strength transfer when shoveling or cutting, so you can set it to 'Cut' when you're cutting blocks to test the snowpack before you drop in, or set to 'Scoop' if disaster strikes. The blade is made from durable anodized aluminum and has stabilization ribs for added rigidity and cutting power. The telescoping shaft and a space-saving blade design helps maximize space in your pack. A symmetrical T-grip is easy to manipulate with gloves or mittens, so you won't have to worry about potential frostbite in addition to everything else.
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Ortovox Badger Shovel Ortovox Badger Shovel
Like the animal it's named after, the Ortovox Badger Shovel is compact, powerful, and built to dig. It's made with hardened aluminum for a lightweight feel that doesn't sacrifice strength, and it features high side walls and a center ridge for added rigidity and maximum efficiency. When speed matters, a centering aid in the shaft socket helps you assemble it rapidly, while the hybrid grip and non-slip step grooves on the top of the blade let you shovel snow efficiently and quickly.
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Ortovox Beast Shovel Ortovox Beast Shovel
The Ortovox Beast Snow Shovel is an all-around dependable shovel for any snow conditions, from powder to solidified chunder. A resilient oval aluminum shaft and blade take on the toughest tasks, and a sanded handle offers a glove-friendly grip. A slightly scooped blade maximizes shoveling capacity and slips easily into your pack. The assembled shovel is small enough to put inside your pack in one piece, and the handle telescopes to a longer length for more efficient digging without sacrificing packability.
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Ortovox Kodiak Shovel Ortovox Kodiak Shovel
Boasting the largest shoveling volume (3. 1 liters) of any option in the Ortovox line, the Kodiak Shovel shaves precious seconds when digging out a backcountry buddy. An extremely rigid blade, sharp cutting edge, ergonomic grip, and unique snow-clearing design further enhance shoveling efficiency for faster rescues, as well as less time spent digging pits and more time shredding powder.
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Ortovox Pro Alu III Shovel Ortovox Pro Alu III Shovel
In the backcountry, the last thing you want is a cheap-ass shovel that breaks before you've even started to dig a snow-pit. The Ortovox Pro Alu III Shovel combines rigid and lightweight metals to create a highly functional, lightweight shovel that will last as long as you do. Stabilization ribs and high side walls on the blade increase rigidity, and the integrated handle makes the shovel easy to pack. The quick-lock mechanism makes it easy to put the shaft in place and start digging when time is of the essence. The T-Grip Pro handle reverses to fit your handed-ness, so righties and lefties alike can use this shovel efficiently. Whether you're digging down into the snowpack or using the shovel as a hoe to chop, the Pro Alu III shovel lets you quickly clear snow without adding weight to your pack.
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Pieps C660 Shovel Pieps C660 Shovel
Be sure to throw the Pieps C660 Shovel in your backpack before you venture into the backcountry. Essentially the multi-tool of avy shovels, this valuable backcountry tool comes equipped with an extendable shaft and hoe function so you can really move some snow when every second counts. The C-shaped handle accommodates those bulky mittens you usually wear when you're doing stability tests, and the sharpened edges make it easy to get a clean pit wall for identifying problematic weak layers. Most importantly, though, Pieps gave this shovel a bottle opener so you aren't stuck with an unopened bottle of brew back at the trailhead.
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Pieps Shovel Pro+ Pieps Shovel Pro+
You're not alone if you've noticed avalanche shovels have gradually become lighter, smaller, and, well, flimsier. Pieps took note and bucked the trend with its Shovel Pro+. Gram-counting skimo racers may want to look elsewhere, but any other backcountry traveler or snow professional who prefers a stout shovel to blast through avy debris and make short work of snow pits will find what they're looking for with the Pro+. The blade's sharpened edges are designed to cut through debris and concrete-like snow when every second counts. The T-handle has a rounded profile for a more comfortable in-hand feel and is designed in a way to avoid twisting while digging. The extendable shovel saves your back when you're digging multiple snow pits throughout the day, and it sheathes a high carbon steel snow saw that can be used to isolate columns or cut tree branches.
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Voile T Wood Shovel Voile T Wood Shovel
As its name suggests, the Voile T Wood Shovel was designed with a T grip and comes with a saw that can cut through wood and ice. The T handle is more compact for storage in your pack than a D grip, and the shovel's construction is a tad lighter than other models. Inside its shaft, the T Shovel stores a hi-tensile steel saw blade that will cut through just about anything including wood and steel. The saw blade easily attaches to the telescoping shovel shaft for extended reach. This telescoping shovel and wood saw make the perfect combo for backcountry travel and safety.
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Voile Telepack Shovel Voile Telepack Shovel
You may want to shave weight off your backcountry setup by leaving your shovel at home, but a shovel is as essential as your skis, so balance your minimal-minded desires with avy-certified safety by packing Voile's Telepack Shovel. Just because this shovel is one of the smaller options in Voile's collection doesn't mean it's some skimpy spoon. This shovel features an extendable handle to enhance efficiency when you're digging, and the tempered scoop yields an impressive tensile strength of 35,000 psi, meaning you won't be able to break it if you tried. The scoop also features slotted holds that help you create an emergency rescue sled or anchor point, though Voile doesn't recommend rapping into crevasses with that method.
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Voile Telepro Shovel Voile Telepro Shovel
An avalanche shovel is as essential to any backcountry setup as a pair of skis, and since you squandered your bank account on the finest set of skis, you barely have enough for the rest of the kit; lucky for you, Voile's Telepro Shovel balances between avy safety and a ski bum friendly price. Just because this shovel is the least expensive scooper in Voile's collection doesn't mean it's some skimpy spoon. This large, snowplow-like shovel features an extendable handle to enhance efficiency when you're digging, and the tempered scoop yields and impressive tensile strength of 35,000 psi, meaning you won't be able to break it if you tried. The scoop also features slotted holds that help you create an emergency rescue sled or anchor point, though Voile doesn't recommend rapping into crevasses with that method.
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Voile XLM Shovel Voile XLM Shovel
Voile designed its XLM Shovel to be as light as possible, without sacrificing an ounce of strength. The fixed shovel shaft and blade are made from lightweight 6000 series tempered aluminum, making the Voile XLM one of the lightest metal shovels on the market. If you carry a plastic shovel because of weight, now you can have the strength and reliability of a metal blade without being weighed down.
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