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G3 Snow Saw

G3 Snow Saw

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: G3 Snow Saw

Manufacturer: Genuine Guide Gear -G3

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Page By: Bill Kerr

Created/Edited: Apr 5, 2009 / Apr 5, 2009

Object ID: 6025

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G3 Snow Saw - Bone Saw

Genuine Guide Gear -G3 Bone Saw - Snow Saw


Very versatile saw to carry in the winter.
Conduct snow analysis using the Bonesaw alone, or extend the handle by attaching it to ski poles or probes with the polyurethane straps. It can also be used to cut snow blocks or wood as a shelter building tool or wood for a fire.


Weight: 169g - reasonably light weight.

One-piece stamped stainless steel.
Rubber-coated handle for thermal insulation.
Snow crystal card and ruler embossed into the blade for avalanche risk analysis.
Polyethylene sheath to protect pack and saw teeth.
Two polyurethane straps included for extending the handle on ski pole.
Teeth cut on the pull stroke and can be used on wood in emergencies.
Bottle opener on handle.
Blade length is 35cm.
Overall length is 47cm.



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Bill KerrG3 Bone Saw

Voted 5/5

Very versatile tool to carry in the backcountry in the winter. Make easy clean cuts for column compression tests in snow pits for Avalanche evaluation. The saw also is a great survival tool for shelter building and wood gathering for emergency fire.
Posted Apr 5, 2009 10:23 pm

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