Backcountry Access Float 30 Pack: Hydration Systems Reviews

When the slope rips out beneath you, your beacon will help friends find you, but how deep you're buried will likely determine whether you survive. The BCA Float 30 (with an insulated hydration sleeve; shovel and probe pockets; and, new for this year, a diagonal-ski-carry system) deploys a 150-liter airbag that will help you tumble near the surface of the slide—and help protect your head and neck from trauma. 7.4 lbs;
TAGS: compressed air, refillable

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