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Black Diamond Deploy Shovel

SKU# BDI_10497/8

Built for backcountry travelers and first responders, these trapezoidal, curved-shaft designed shovels deploy instantaneously for emergency situations. The Deploy Shovel 3 is shown in collapsed position, the Deploy 7 is shown extended.

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  • Deploy 3
  • Deploy 7

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  • Curved, trapezoidal shaft nests in the blade of the shovel
  • Engages in a fraction of a second
  • Hybrid D/T handle
  • The Deploy 7 has a greater blade volume


Blade Volume 1.14 Litres (Deploy 3), 2.65 Litres (Deploy 7)
Average Weight 565g (Deploy 3), 700g (Deploy 7)


  • When chopping hard snow or ice do not use so much force that you bend the blade
  • Never pry a full blade of dense snow, as it may damage the blade and/or shaft
  • Never use your shovel as a hammer
  • If sliding action becomes sticky, fully cycle the shovel several times, clean the shaft, spring buttons, and hosel to regain smooth action
  • Periodically spray the spring buttons with silicone to prevent freezing
  • I f your shovel has been exposed to salt, rinse it off with fresh water and dry it before storing
  • Inspect your shovel before and after each use and retire it if has been damaged

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Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
19-Mar-2018 Product:

This is the second shovel we buy. (We lost the first one.) It is light weight, easy to use, fits in check in luggage.
We use it in the desert, to dig out our car.
So a multi functional shovel!
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