Purposeful design offers all the features of the larger models, while still remaining small enough to be stored in a backpack or carrying bag. Requires one single pull in order to unfurl the probe. Textured top allows for a grip that feels comfortable in the hand.
May not be the best choice for those wanting taller probes.
Composed of lightweight aluminum that is simple to carry around, both in the hand or in a backpack. Depth markers have been embedded inside so that users can manually check the amount of snow. Comprehensive kit includes a carrying bag for straightforward transportation.
Has the risk of bending or snapping near the joints.
Dramatic black and red patterns will stand out in wintery conditions so users can read the markings with ease. Each probe section has been to designed for straightforward assembly. Locks into place with a button for long-lasting operation. Simply adjust the tension when the probe is loose.
Markings are not as detailed as other models.
QuickDraw technology permits users to speedily unravel and deploy the snow probe with one motion of the hand in emergency situations. Collar around the top secures the wrist to the equipment, further ensuring safety. Provides markings with every centimeter. Oversized tip ensures that the probe goes down easily.
One of the more expensive options on the list.
The color combination of gray and orange helps make each marking distinct—but not abrasive—to the eyes. Ergonomic grip fits into the hand without any discomfort. Simple to use with its expandable construction. Fits into most major backpacks.
A bulky product, so may be difficult to carry.
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