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Pow Tales - Powder Cords on Steroids

Pow Tales = Awesome

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Pros: Overall a great design. Always ready, easy to attach/detach (even with gloves), and the very bright cord makes it easy to find in deep snow,

Cons: Had to drill small hole in my binding heel to attach bungee cord. This in no way affected the operation of the binding, just another step to install.

I have been using Pow Tales for 2 seasons now and am super happy.  It is a great design overall - always ready to attach on powder days, and hidden away when not needed.   After moving to Utah, it only took 2 times searching for a lost ski on epic powder days before deciding to invest in some type of powder chords.  Both times I wasted almost an hour looking for my ski instead...
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2012 Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon

2012 Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon

The PIEPS FREERIDE is a digital 1-antenna transceiver with simple and clear handling - the first transceiver the size of a mobile phone! The FREERIDE has an elliptical receiving range of up to 40 m The dynamic field line guiding and the distinct acoustic signal support the search process iPROBE Support: The FREERIDE can be deactivated temporarily by the iPROBE and the searcher can focus on the...

Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel w/240 Probe - Companion Blade

Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel w/240 Probe - Companion Blade

The Backcountry Access Arsenal Companion Blade Shovel might seem like just another avalanche shovel. But lurking in the lightweight aluminum handle is a full-length 240cm probe that's ready for instant deployment. This two-in-one avy tool prepares you for backcountry rescue scenarios and streamlines your kit when you're running slackcountry laps or headed out for a lightweight tour.

Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel w/35 Saw - Companion Blade

Backcountry Access Arsenal Shovel w/35 Saw - Companion Blade

Combine essential avalanche tools with the lightweight and functional Backcountry Access Arsenal Companion Blade Shovel. Equipped with a large aluminum blade and an integrated 35cm snow and wood saw in the handle, this shovel is ready for backcountry touring and snow study.

Backcountry Access Carbon 260 Avalanche Probe

Backcountry Access Carbon 260 Avalanche Probe

The Backcountry Access Carbon 260 Avalanche Probe is the ultimate in performance and light weight for the discerning backcountry professional. This is Backcountry Access' longest probe at a full 8 feet 6 inches, but the ultra light carbon fiber tubing breaks down in 7 sections for easy storage in the included stuff sack. Deploying the Carbon 260 is a snap with BCA's signature Quickie...

Backcountry Access Carbon 340 Probe

Backcountry Access Carbon 340 Probe

Backcountry Access designed its longest probe using carbon, so the extra length wouldn't weigh you down on your way to becoming a hero. A clear-coat finish over the silk-screened depth marks protects them from wear. This seven-section probe won't store inside your shovel, so count on using a little more room in you pack. We promise you won't mind while you're saving your...

Backcountry Access Chugach Pro EXT Shovel

Backcountry Access Chugach Pro EXT Shovel

“Good shovel that is tough to fit in a pack.   Much better suited to external carrying.  As suggested by thesoggycow, it excels at digging out stuck cars.  It is strong enough to bust compacted ice and slush and the oval tube with D-handle doesn't slip around in your hands.” --Cirquerider

100% Positive Reviews
Backcountry Access Companion EXT Shovel

Backcountry Access Companion EXT Shovel

An extendable 40-inch-long shaft? Sweet. We're talking, of course, about the Backcountry Access Companion EXT Shovel. This shovel extends to an optimal length for digging, while the flat back makes clean snowpit columns for study and predictions. A reversible, offset D-grip feels natural in your gloved hand. If you have Backcountry Access' stowable Companion Probe, the probe will slip...

Backcountry Access Float 22 Avalanche Pack

Backcountry Access Float 22 Avalanche Pack

FLOAT 22 Our minimalist model for out-of-bounds, off-piste, and mechanized skiing/riding. Thin profile and lightweight; enough volume to carry rescue tools, lunch, water, and extra layers. Features new dedicated shovel/probe pocket, helmet and diagonal ski carrying system, and waist belt pocket. - Volume: 1342 cubic inches / 22 Liter - Weight: 5.5 pounds / 2495 grams (entire system...

Backcountry Access Profile 240 Avalanche Probe

Backcountry Access Profile 240 Avalanche Probe

“Its a probe... I mean seriously, its not a snorkel.” --thesoggycow

100% Positive Reviews
Backcountry Access Spot 203 Avalanche Probe

Backcountry Access Spot 203 Avalanche Probe

The Backcountry Access Spot 203 Avalanche Probe's compact design assembles extremely quickly and easily so you're ready when it really counts. The Spot 203 Probe's Quickie fast-lock technology comes together lickety split-just pull the wire to bring the tapered sections together and secure the double cam locks for tension. When you're ready to wrap things up, just squeeze...

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