Build the biggest backcountry booter.
Build the biggest backcountry booter.

DMOS Alpha Shovel

Build the biggest backcountry booter.
Robert Annis

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Made from aircraft-grade aluminum, this shovel ($100) is light enough to pack into the backcountry but durable enough to dig snow caves around the house. Serrated teeth help chop through ice, while a telescoping handle adds extra leverage. 

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