The Backcountry Access Pro Package combines the three necessary elements every snow professional needs for a lightning-quick response: the celebrated Tracker 2 Beacon, a burly SR3 Probe, and a lightweight aluminum shovel.
The BCA A2 extendable shovel with snow saw includes a 29 cm snow/wood saw that is stowed inside the shovel grip. The saw can be deployed and the shovel can remain fully assembled (extended or not) and functional. The extendable length increases leverage, decreases back pain and cold hands.
Do the math, and you'll sum up that this is a screaming deal. For 50 bucks more than the Barryvox Element avalanche transceiver, you also get the Mammut Alugator Light shovel and the Mammut Probe Plus.Barryvox Element is the latest 3-antenna beacon f ... [more]
The Central Gully is a very open gladed run, with amazing turns on a 30ish degree slope. Very lap-able and with great views, plus this is what you look at the entire time you're skinning from the saddle.