The ALU 320 + PFA is a stable, extendible 320cm long aluminum probe with Ortovox's quick-assembly system.
The quick-assembly strap makes immediate opening and assembly possible in one motion. In order to determine burial depth and select an optimized shoveling strategy the probe has highly legible depth markers and the bottom most segment, in neon orange, provides visual notification of the proximity of the buried person during shoveling. Also featuring an interchangeable, large probe tip, and rubberized, ergonomic grip.
By Trevor Husted As part of our Guide Development Series, this next post focuses on the essential items to include in your first aid kit if you are guiding an alpine climb. Have you taken an opportunity to look into your med kit lately? Perhaps question why something is even in there or maybe restock […]
Are you planning on climbing to the roof of Africa this summer? If so, check out the 2022 Kilimanjaro webinar that we hosted on May 25th. Our Kilimanjaro Program Director, Eric Murphy, outlined our COVID-19 protocols, the Tanzanian VISA process, and gave a detailed overview of the trip and what to expect. We wrapped up […]
By Kate Keith-Simms You’ve been dreaming of the outdoor office: lunch breaks taken overlooking snow capped peaks, “emails” coming in from the inReach, and a daily to-do list that includes navigating through a maze of crevasses and introducing others to the wonders of the alpine environment. But sometimes this dream can seem daunting. If you’re […]