Tag Archive: avalanche

Dec 04 2010

Review: Ortovox Kodiak Shovel

When Manuel Genswein decided to investigate if there might be an optimal shoveling technique, he enlisted the help of university students from Norway and shovels from several manufacturers. His observations on what makes a good shovel for digging in hard snow were sobering. Plastic is simply not worth considering. Every brand of “tough” polycarbonate blades …

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