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B-52 Avalanche Shovel


This Backcountry Access product is a working shovel for industrial use–and for building huge kickers. This shovel will keep you safer in avalanche terrain and get the job done fast.



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The B-52 avalanche shovel is designed to make the tough jobs easier. Whether it is clearing out heli pads, excavating a truck from a snowbank, or building a big jump, the B-52 gets the job done fast. Remember, the excavation process in an avalanche rescue is where the most time can be lost or gained.

B-52 EXT Avalanche Shovel Features

  • The 6061 aluminum BCA Bomber shovels feature an oval shaft with a more packable, bombproof, “ferrule-less” blade, ergonomic grip, and T6 heat treatment.
  • Includes an end cap on the shaft, which prevents snow from building up along the inside.
  • The Bomber line boasts an off-the-chart strength to weight ratio, while taking up minimal storage space in your pack.

BCA Avalanche Shovel Resources

BCA B-52 EXT Avalanche Shovel Video 

Additional information


2.1 lb / 960 g

Blade Dimensions

11 in x 13.3 in / 27.9 cm x 33.8 cm

Handle & Shaft Collapsed Length

21 in / 53 cm

Handle & Shaft Extended Length

30.5 in / 77 cm

Assembled Collapsed Length

30.5 in / 77 cm

Assembled Extended Length

40 in / 102 cm

Blade/Shaft Material

6061 T6 Aluminum


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