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MSR Responder Snow Science & Rescue Shovel

$64.95 $51.96

The Responder™ shovel's ultra-compact blade features a reduced scooping angle for ultimate packability in a small touring pack, and a flat back for shaving smooth snow pit walls during snow science. The serrated leading edge and exceptional durability withstand cement-like avi debris, and its straighter geometry excels in paddling snow quickly during a burial rescue. This shovel is the perfect choice for your rescue kit!

  • 6061-T6 high-strength, hard- anodized aluminum blade construction
  • Smaller blade with reduced scooping geometry and neckless design for ultimate packability in a day pack
  • Neckless design adds durability
  • Traditional flat chopping face delivers stable strike
  • Serrated edge breaks up snow and ice
  • Meticulously engineered glove-friendly handle optimizes comfort, control and leverage
  • Ergonomic design minimizes hand fatigue
  • Adjustable shaft for length customization
  • Glove-friendly, compact low profile, ergonomic T-handle offers same comfort and control as a D-handle
  • Color: Yellow
  • Length: 32"
  • Weight: 1 lb. 5 oz.
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From the days of the Eagle Ice Axe®, an early offering in its line, Mountain Safety Research® has grown into an industry giant with an eclectic array of products including tents, packs, snowshoes, and stoves. From its vast award-winning accomplishments have come such innovative products as the WhisperLite® stove, the Denali® snowshoe, and the Hubba Hubba® tent.

Started as a one-man crusade to call attention to the safety and quality of climbing equipment, the company has been dedicated to developing reliable and safe outdoor products for over 30 years. Its innovative, functional, and high-quality gear is designed and manufactured, with few exceptions, right here in the good ole' US of A - Seattle, to be exact.

So pick up some MSR gear and walk confidently during your next extreme (or backyard) adventure.
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