I was picking up a new shovel the other day, and saw the K2 avy shovel. Pretty cool companion to the K2 splitty. You have the ability to make a rescue sled out of the shovel parts with the K2 splitty. If anyone owns the K2 split. I would check out the shovel... pretty smart idea.
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