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G3 AviTECH Shovel


G3 T-Grip

D grip

Available with a choice of T-grip or D-grip !

Innovative, light, strong and extremely durable the G3 AviTECH Shovel is designed for backcountry travelers and industry professionals.

Heat treating the aluminum connector tube and blade after TIG welding relieves residual stresses and produces a stronger shaft to blade interface.

The AviTECH shovel is easily adapted to the day’s anticipated use by selecting from the 3 in 1 configuration (ultra light - short - mode or longer telescoping mode).

  • TIG welded for maximum strength
  • Heat treated 6061 T6 Al blade
  • Ultra light or full-length telescoping mode
  • Slotted blade for rescue sled construction
  • Light and strong
  • Unique ice axe loop attachment
  • Dry-stash compartment in handle


  • Color: Navy Blade / Handle, Black Shaft
  • T-Grip Weight: 730 g / 26 oz
  • D-Grip Weight: 770 g / 27.2 oz
  • Extended Length: 34in / 86cm
  • Collapsed Length: 18in / 46cm
  • Blade Width: 9.5 in / 24 cm
  • Blade Length: 10.5 in / 26.5 cm