The MSR Responder snow shovel’s ultra-compact blade features a reduced scooping angle for ultimate packability in a small touring pack, and a flat back for shaving smooth snow pit walls during snow science. Its serrated leading edge and exceptional durability withstand cement-like avi debris. And its straighter geometry excels in paddling snow quickly during a burial rescue, making this shovel the choice for your rescue kit.
Weight 1 lbs 6 oz / 610 g
Length 32 in / 81 cm
Country of Origin Taiwan
Compact: Our smaller blade, featuring a reduced scooping geometry and neckless design for stashing easily in a backcountry or sidecountry pack; neckless design adds durability.
Aggressive: 6061-T6 high-strength, hard-anodized aluminum blade, with traditional flat chopping face for stable strike and serrated edge to break up snow and ice.
Fast Deployment: Two-section, non-rotational telescoping shaft and fast lockpin provide rapid, hassle-free deployment.
Ergonomic T-handle: Meticulously designed to offer the same comfort and control as a D-handle, in a compact, low-profile form that works with all glove types.
Versatile: Shaft’s upper section fits equally well into the blade, allowing you to choose the shovel length you need.
Mountain Safety Research (MSR) is famous for the reliability, practicality and durability of its outdoor adventure gear.
Some of MSR’s enduring designs include revolutionary stoves and cookware, lightweight and versatile tents, shelters for almost any environment, and backpacks with advanced ergonomic designs. All of MSR’s products are designed to cater to the modern adventurer, with functionality, reliability and simplicity built with care into each product.