Ray Pro avalanche shovel is designed for rescue missions, building snow walls around tents, digging snow caves, testing snow surface. It is the first shovel with adjustable aggressiveness of the front edge.
Field of application: ski touring, ski alpinism, freeride, mountaineering, hiking or approach ice climb route on avalanche terrain.
Avalanche shovel is a mandatory piece of equipment in ski mountaineering competitions. All Ray shovel models meet the requirements of ISMF (International Ski Mountaineering Federation) and different competitions (for example, La Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) in Switzerland).
Ray Pro Shovel inherits all features of its predecessor Ray Ultralight shovel: lightweight, titanium front edge and composite hybrid micro-sandwich structure. At the same time, Ray Prooffers even more versatility and increased durability. The scoop has a variable positioning on the shaft: the shovel can be transformed in a hoe for a quicker digging on steep terrain. With 4 holes in the scoop, the shovel can be used as a deadman anchor.
- Weight: 290g
- Scoop size: 25 x 21 x 4cm, volume of 2,1 liters
- Overall length: 63cm
- Disassembled handle length: 45cm
- Scoop/handle material: carbon-fiber
- Blade material: titanium
Ray Pro advantages over the Ray Ultralight:
- Variable positioning of the shaft: shovel/hoe modes;
- Snow anchor application
- Rubberized handle