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BCA Snow Study Kit

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This BCA Snow Study Kit will provide you with the essential tools for snow safety. Understanding the changing states of snow is one of the best techniques to stay safe in the backcountry. Order an AIARE Backcountry Decision-Making Guide field book to record your observations!


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The BCA Snow Study Kit was carefully designed in conjunction with North America’s most experienced avalanche educators to create a product with all of the necessary snow safety appliances. This lightweight and compact carrying case contains all of Backcountry Access’s essential tools for understanding snow science: a slope meter, folding 10x magnifying loupe, analog thermometer, snow crystal card, plus more. By understanding the changing states of snow, you will be more so prepared for an avalanche and can prevent an accident before it happens. Backcountry Access snow study tools allow you to gather all of the data you need, without breaking the bank.  Order an AIARE Backcountry Decision-Making Guide field book to record your observations!

Additional information

Crystal Card

For studying snow crystals (aluminum).

Slope Meter

Lightweight inclinometer.

Analog Thermometer

Know the temperature gradient of your snowpack.

Magnifying Loupe

Get 10x closer look at the snowpack.


Hangs vertically on snow pit wall.


8.0 x 5.7 x 1.5 in / 20 x 15.5 x 4 cm.


9.9 ounces / 280 g.

3 reviews for BCA Snow Study Kit

  1. Alli Miles

    Avalanche education is essential for anyone traveling in the backcountry during winter, whether your method is skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling. The BCA Snow Study Kit provides the essential tools for building experience with snow science in a compact and lightweight system. Whether you’re emerging from your level one inspired to dig pits or you’re preparing for the professional track, this kit will help make the learning process fun and exciting.

  2. Stephanie Santeford

    Perfect Size Kit w/ all the basics
    As a Certified Snowmobile specific AAA Level 2 Avalanche graduate and AAA Avalanche Class Assistant Instructor I find the Backcountry Access Snow Study Kit to contain all the basic essentials. It is small and compact to fit nicely in your backpack with minimal weight. This is a perfect kit for anyone taking Avalanche classes, traveling in the backcountry and need basic tools when digging snow pits

  3. Freeskier Editors

    Understanding the ever-changing state of snow while traveling in the backcountry is key. This kit contains a field book to record all of your observations, a lightweight inclinometer – slope meter – to gauge the pitch of your line, a folding 10x magnifying loupe for up close view of snow crystals, an analog thermometer to measure snow temperature, a snow crystal card for studying snow crystals – plus more, all packed in a convenient carrying case.

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