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Backcountry Access Snow Study Kit

Backcountry Access Snow Study Kit
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The BCA Snow Study Kit is a lightweight, compact carrying case contains all of Backcountry Access’s essential tools for understanding snow science. Includes:

Slope Meter - Measures the slope angle and use the compass for the slope aspect. Angle range: 0° – 60°.
Polycarbonate Crystal Card - Includes metric grid, 2mm grid, and beveled edge (6” x 4?).
Analog Thermometer - Measures the temperature gradient of your snowpack
15x Magnifying Loupe - With closed sides for wind protection.
ECT Cord - Two-meter cord to cut through snow and crust for extended column tests

Many avalanche courses require their students to bring their own snow study tools. By understanding the changing states of snow, you will be more so prepared for an avalanche and can prevent an accident before it happens. The more reliable data you collect, the more reliable your decision-making will be.

The BCA Snow Study Kit was carefully designed in conjunction with North America’s most experienced avalanche educators to create a product with all of the necessary snow safety tools.


BCA Snow Study Kits

BCA's snow study kid has been optimized for modern snowpack analysis. Featuring, a calibratable analog thermometer, 15x magnifying lupe with closed sides to keep snow grains from blowing away, translucent polycarbonate crystal card, slope meter with compass, and finally the worlds first ECT cord. BCA snow study kid checks all the boxes for all people going into the backcountry. To learn more visit:

Part Numbers

886745883739 C2018001010 SKI391449621