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Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"I hope to never have to use it for a real life situation, but it makes great jumps :) The metal shovel is the only safe back country shovel anyone should own. It cuts through hard snow easily. The"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Write a review for a 'thermometer'? Is that possible? I'll agree, as previously mentioned, that this device is not bombproof BUT at least it is more durable than my former un-armoured mercury bulb"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Very compact, can fit in a pack or in the truck, lightweight and can easily chip away at heavy large ice bricks no problem without any damage to the metal shovel"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"No complaints or ideas for improvements. A simple tool that simply works. Lightweight and durable as well."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"For those looking to go beond their AST1 course knowledge. Good Read, Shipped to you if you choose to take the CAA ITP L1 course. Recommend reading "Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain" for more layman"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"The new card gives you in-field assessments right on the card. A huge improvement from the previous one. This card is a life-saver... seriously."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"The bullet space pen is reliable, compact, sleek, and comfortable. Definitely an EDC (Every Day Carry) item."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"I picked up an Element last fall and used it to tour throughout the winter. Learning to use the device was very easy, plus there are some great on-line tutorials avaialble for those new to beacon use."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Haven't used it yet other than for practice and hope to keep it that way. The probe is very compact and very light. Packs smaller than most probes and assembles to be longer than many. Easy to"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Great design, has all the infomation right on the card to make it easier to get the data. Being metal, make sure you put it in the snow to keep it cold so the crystals wont melt on you."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"for the English version choose Product number 5013368 Call MEC at 1.888.847.0770 or 604.876.6221 to order"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.6 out of 5 stars.
"I used this saw to construct a proper igloo in Northern Alberta as shown at MattSetlack.com. The saw is very lightweight and a quality sheath is included. The red straps also help to prevent the saw"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.5 out of 5 stars.
"This is a great combo. The shovel is a decent quality shovel and I love that the shaft is triangular. In a rescue situation I can't afford to waste time trying to line up the buttons with their holes"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.4 out of 5 stars.
"I recently completed my AST-1 course with a group of people using a large selection of transceivers. Apart from this one I have also used the Ortovox 3+ transceiver which my friend owns. This is a"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.4 out of 5 stars.
"I bought this for my sister and brother-in-law for Christmas, when they asked for a folding shovel to keep in the car for emergencies. It's a perfect size for that, and the extending handle makes it a"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.3 out of 5 stars.
"I read these other reviews and have to say they are giving this thing far more credit then it deserves. It is on par with any digital beacon when it comes to just one or two buried beacons but more"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"I purchased this shovel this season and mostly love it. Its bigger than most and I can dig snow pits faster then any others in my group, however, because of its size the blade barely fits into my"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"I bought this pen to EDC but after 3 months of use the cartridge now gets stuck when trying to open or close this pen. When it did work it was great. The fisher cartridge writes fairly smoothly and in"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"I bought this saw for the sole reason of making snow caves. It cut the snow really good and was comfortable to use. I encountered the top of a tree while making my snow cave and the saw easily cut"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"I bought this shovel last year. There was the T grip and D grip available. I went with the T grip because if you have to use mitts then you can still easily work with it whereas with a D grip it adds"... (read full reviews)
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