A multi-function tool for comprehensive backcountry use, the Evac is Black Diamond's top-of-the-line shovel and features two configurations: standard shovel and hoe mode. The ultra-durable construction and super compact design are ideal for both daily snow study and fast avalanche response. Compact telescoping shaft and durable anodized blade. Shovel converts easily into hoe mode from the same attachment point for quick snow removal and excavation. Compact D-handle with comfortable dual-density grip. Weight: 1 lb 13 oz (7), 2 lbs (9). Blade Volume: 2.65 L (7), 3.50 L (9).