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G3 Avitech Shovel

 
G3 Avitech Shovel

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: G3 Avitech Shovel

Manufacturer: G3

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Page By: Bill Kerr

Created/Edited: Aug 23, 2008 / Aug 23, 2008

Object ID: 5546

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Product Description

G3 AviTech Shovel



This is a strongly-built shovel; the connector tube and blade have been heat-treated after welding to relieve residual stresses and produce a rugged shaft-to-blade interface.

Features

Weight: 760g (Std)

Blade is made from 6061 T6 aluminum.
Silver anodized aluminum shaft.
D-grip handle for easy grip; it features a unique ice axe loop attachment point.
Handle and blade are red for easy location in the snow.
Dry-stash compartment in handle.
Multiple slots in the blade allow easy attachment to pack, rigging an emergency rescue sled with skis, or rigging as a deadman snow anchor.
Available in two versions: ultralight short or longer telescoping handle.

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Bill KerrWell Designed Shovel

Voted 5/5

Rugged professional use shovel. Buy the long telescoping version as can leave the center section of handle if want to go out with shorter lighter version.
A little heavier but this is what you want your buddies to carry as it moves lots of snow and will not break.
Posted Aug 23, 2008 2:50 pm

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