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YocumRidge

Your favorite snow saw

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What ski poles? The only ones that are easy are the Flicklocks; for the new small diameter flicklock you've one choice.

 

For the most part snow saws are a waste of time/money.

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I like them, but often a pole works - I payed 15 for the BCA one and have been really happy.

Partner uses the BD one, I like the BCA, G3 seems like it is the nicest one - but WAY too expensive.

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For cutting rutschblocks. I have BD flicklock poles.

 

Should I be able to get away with just a static cord setup?

Does anyone have experience with it in the dense layers?

 

Or should I get the saw?

 

How long is the BD saw blade? I cannot find this info anywhere.

 

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For cutting rutschblocks. I have BD flicklock poles.

 

Should I be able to get away with just a static cord setup?

Does anyone have experience with it in the dense layers?

 

Or should I get the saw?

 

How long is the BD saw blade? I cannot find this info anywhere.

 

http://www.rei.com/product/745260

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Knotted string works OK for Ruschblocks, unless the snow is hard and crusty, then you need a special cable cord or a snow saw on a long pole. The BD flicklock saw works well on the end of a long (ski) pole. I hardly ever dig ruschblocks, using compression tests etc. instead, so the bone saw works well for me.

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