HomeFeaturedNewsVoile avalanche shovels receive high marks in European shovel test. Cbalke January 2, 2009 News, Voile Voile avalanche shovels receive high marks in European shovel test. Voile Under the patronage of the Austrian Alpine Club, a recent avalanche shovel test/review was published in the Austrian publication Berg & Steigen and the publication of the Canadian Avalanche Association. In this test, Voile received very favorable results measuring durability and functionality.The Voile shovels tested were the Telepro-T6, XLM, and new model XLM Pro(Voile’s Mini Telepro-T6).Based on the test, the Telepro-T6 was the clear winner in terms of durability and actual functionality during a mock rescue situation.This article will be published soon in the American Avalanche Association‘s publication, The Avalanche Review. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.