Backcountry Access SR3 avalanche probe is 300 cm long and provides great price-to-performance ratio. This probe is very durable and very quick to assemble.
BCA SR3 avalanche probe is great for deep burials and snow profiles thanks to its length and depth markings every centimeter. Rescue teams, guides, and instructors appreciate it as much as regular users.
Backcountry Access SR3 avalanche probe has 7 segments and folds down to 43 cm which makes its storing quite easy. Industry’s usual folded length for avalanche probes is 40 cm but this one is a little longer due to the its unusual overall length of 300 cm.
This probe is made to withstands some serious use on regular bases as it features aluminum tubing with a steel cord. The assembly is also very fast with the BCA Quickie system.
For such a strong and durable probe the BCA SR3 is quite light (300 grams) compared to other avalanche probes on the market in similar length and made of the same material.
If you are looking for as durable probe as this one but a little longer than check out Ortovox Alu 320+ PFA probe. And if you are looking for something lighter but still enough length then see BCA 240 Profile or Ortovox 240 light avalanche probes.
People that prefer this probe like to accompany it with strong snow shovels such as…..
- Intended for: professional and regular use
- Length (full, collapsed): 300 cm, 43 cm
- Depth markers: every 1 cm
- Material: aluminum tubing with steel cord
- Assembly (system, estimated time): BCA, couple of seconds
- Additional features: none
- Weight: 300 g
- Diameter: unknown