Smart, ergonomic shape and special coating make efficient work in any snow. Ovalized handle for grip and strength. Unique and innovative Quick connect coupling technology. Aircraft grade aluminum alloy assures extreme hardness and low weight. Powder coated so snow and ice won't stick. You can see and feel the difference. Pieps shovels come in two options. The Tour model is smaller and lighter weight. The Pro model has a larger blade and telescopic extendable handle.