Shave some weight when you venture into the backcountry with the Backcountry Access B1 Shovel. The lightest digger in the Backcountry Access shovel line, the B1 provides strong, solid performance when every second counts.
The Backcountry Access B-1 EXT is an extendable shovel with an unbeatable strength-to-weight ratio. At 21 Ounces, this shovel doesn't compromise strength for weight. The B-1 EXT features a more packable neckless blade, a new ergonomic grip and a new rattle free blade designed to perform under any conditions. Extend the telescoping handle out, and get the leverage of a longer shovel without loosing the ability to pack it down to the size of a smaller shovel. Strong, light and durable, the B-1EXT gives you exactly what you need.
Back Country Access B1 EXT Shovel: •Super-strong oval shaft.
•6061-series aluminum blade with oval ferrule.
•Collapsed length: 24 inches/60 cm.
•Extended length: 31 inches/78 cm.
•Blade dimensions: 9x10 inches/23x25.5 cm.
•Weight: 20 ounces/567 grams
|Assembled Compressed Length:||22.5inches / 57cm|
|Assembled Extended Length:||28.75 inches/73cm|
|Assembled Length:||22.5" / 57 cm|
|Blade Dimensions:||9 x 10" / 23 x 25.5 cm|
|Compressed Handle and Shaft Weight:||16 inches/40.5cm|
|Extended Handle and Shaft Length:||22.25 inches/56.5cm|
|Handle and Shaft Length:||16" / 40.5 cm|
|Weight:||18.5 ounces / 525 grams|
|Backcountry Access B1 Extendable Shovel||$42.46|
|Backcountry Access B-1 Bomber Avalanche Shovel||$33.73|
|Backcountry Access Back Country Access B2 EXT Shovel||$54.95|
The BCA non-extendable shovel is a little heavier than most, but it's also about two to three inches wider than most shovels, making digging quicker and measuring columns easier! Worth carrying the little extra weight for that, in my opinion.