Handle length (folded)= 40 cm
Handle length (unfolded)= 58 cm
Mountains are wonderful adventure playgrounds but you need to take certain precautions when exploring them:
The minimum safety pack is made up of an avalanche transceiver, a probe and a shovel. However, do not feel that you are free from all danger simply by having these three items.
It locates a buried skier or hiker who is wearing an avalanche transceiver in transmit mode.
You can be found by someone who is using their avalanche transceiver in search mode.
It generally takes longer to dig out the victim than to find them.
It must therefore be efficient.
It’s used to locate the victim and gauge the depth of snow under which they are buried.
Wear your avalanche transceiver close to your body so that it doesn't get ripped off.
Check that it is working properly before each outing.
Know when to turn back.