Profile Quickie 240 Probe


Profile Quickie 240 Probe
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Profile Quickie 240 Probe
Manufacturer Backcountry Access
Page By Alpinist
Page Type Mar 21, 2008 / Mar 21, 2008
Object ID 5141
Hits 4125

Product Description

The Quickie tensioning system is lightning fast. Pull the loop back and the new tapered sections slide easily into place. Secure double-cam locks cable to maintain tension. Squeeze the wings to release and dismantle the probe after use.

• Silk-screened depth markings in 1-cm increments
• 6-section 7075 aluminum tubing
• Extended length: 7ft, 11in/240cm
• Collapsed length: 15.75in/40cm
• Diameter: .433in/1.1cm
• Weight: 8.7oz/247g
• Storage bag included
• Does not stow inside shovel shaft


US Retail Cost: $49.95



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Alpinist - Mar 21, 2008 11:49 am - Voted 5/5

Quick assembly
It's a good quality, lightweight probe. The depth markings are clear, and the probe assembles very quickly in the event of an avalanche/emergency. As the description says, you just pull the loop and each section slides into place and locks very easily. It also has a good, sensitive feel to it when probing for crevasses.

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