Arva Snow Plume Shovel -
The Arva Snow Plume Shovel is for all skiers and freeriders who want a minimal weight and efficient shovel. It features a carbon handle and 1.5 mm thick aluminum scoop.
- Carbon-fiber shaft brings bombproof reliability and strength to your shovel without weighing down your pack like other materials
Weather and Wind:
- Holes in the blade provides points to thread a rope through to create a snow-anchor or makeshift litter in an emergency
Traction and Grip:
- T-grip handle gives you a secure grip when you're chopping or shoveling, and keeps the design simple and lightweight
- Anondized aluminum blade chops through icy crust and snowpack with ease and withstands your abusive ways
- Carbon fiber shaft gives you the strength you want without the weight that you don' t.
Backcountry.com (Fall 2013)
Tough, reliable, and lightweight, the Snow Plume serves as the workhorse of Arva's line of avy shovels. From first time backcountry travelers to seasoned-experts looking to keep their kit simple and reliable, this shovel does the trick. Carbon fiber keeps the shaft light, a square-shaped aluminum blade gives those weary of plastic blades an option that doesn't boast the weight of an elephant.