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Backcountry Access 10x Magnifying Loupe Backcountry Access 10x Magnifying Loupe
Whether you're a backcountry enthusiast, in the midst of a Level II Avalanche course, or an on-duty patroller, rely on the Backcountry Access 10X Magnifying Loupe to give you a close up look at snow crystals and help you make informed decisions when you travel in avalanche terrain. This mini-sized, 10x loupe reveals microscopic views of crystal formation so you can observe, interpret, and make the most educated decisions possible.
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Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal Card Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal Card
The Backcountry Access Aluminum Crystal Card helps you make an informed decision about the current snowpack conditions when you're skiing in the backcountry. BCA printed this card with one-, two-, and three-millimeter grids as well as a cheat sheet for analyzing snow crystal types and sizes. The small aluminum card slides easily into your pocket or snow study kit.
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$11.95
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Backcountry Access Analog Thermometer Backcountry Access Analog Thermometer
Analog Thermometer
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$33.95
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Backcountry Access Fiberglass Ruler Backcountry Access Fiberglass Ruler
If you're more connected to the snow than to work, enlist the necessary snow study tools to head into the backcountry with the most info possible. Add the 2-meter, collapsible Backcountry Access Fiberglass Ruler to your gear to check old or fresh snow depths before you charge it.
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Backcountry Access Field Book Backcountry Access Field Book
Printed on moisture-resistant paper, the Backcountry Access Field Book keeps all your snow observations neatly organized. Developed in conjunction with the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) and complies with American Avalanche Association Snow Weather and Avalanche Guidelines.
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$29.95
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Backcountry Access Slope Meter Backcountry Access Slope Meter
Before you pick out a line, you could do the old "Ehhhh, I think it's probably roughly maybe about a 40-degree slope, I guess", or you could whip out the Backcountry Access Slope Meter and actually get a real reading of the angle of the slope you're checking out. BCA hooked this inclinometer up with red, orange, and yellow markings to easily point out the most dangerous slope angles, and included a compass so you can double-check your aspect at the same time.
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$24.95
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Backcountry Access Snow Saw Backcountry Access Snow Saw
Whether you're slicing out a perfectly square freestanding column or cutting branches to pull your buddy out of a tree well, the Backcountry Access Snow Saw packs the function you need. BCA is one of the few companies that equips their saws with actual wood- and ice-cutting teeth, meaning you can use this saw for situations extending beyond pure snow study.
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$33.95
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Backcountry Access Snow Study Kit - 4 Piece Backcountry Access Snow Study Kit - 4 Piece
Essential for anyone interested in the properties and behavior of the all-important snow crystal, the Backcountry Access Snow Study Kit will give you key info for snowpack evaluation. With a calibratible thermometer, magnifying loupe, slope meter, and aluminum crystal card, you have a great start to snow study. Whether gearing up to get serious about your beloved snow worship or getting in-depth for backcountry travel and safety, this kit lets you look at crystal type and size to determine properties of precipitation, a slope meter to measure steepness, and thermometer to track temperature changes, all of which can help determine stability or slide potential. For further recording, get your hands on a field book and see how the whole season takes shape.
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$94.95
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Brooks-Range Pro Snow Study Kit Brooks-Range Pro Snow Study Kit
You know how to dig a snow pit, examine its layers, and see how they stack up. Now it's time to get into the nitty-gritty details and geek out with the Brooks Range Pro Snow Study Kit. Measure the incline, watch the temps change, get a close-up view of snow crystals to see how round or grippy they are, and level up your knowledge with long-term study. It's not just safe--it's science.
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$139.95
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Ortovox Snow Saw Ortovox Snow Saw
Snow may feel soft when it's falling on your tongue or when you're plowing through it on fat boards, but it's not, which is why you use the strong, light Ortovox Snow Saw that connects perfectly with the handle of your Kodiak or Beast avy shovel. For cutting that nice slab off your snow pit and watching the stability (or lack thereof), or cutting up some nice blocks for your night's snow shelter, this saw does the job in efficient fashion.
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