The North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest


As low as: US $779.99

Price as configured: US $779.99 US $779.99

*OPTIONAL* System Test Requires Cartridge Deposit

You may choose to receive TWO release/cartridge units. One is for a Systems Test, the other is for your equipment.

*You must return the empty cartridge and a copy of your receipt within 30 days of purchase to receive your deposit refund. This ensures that you have completed the System Test as required for warranty claims. Again, this test MUST be performed and submitted within 30 days of purchase to receive your refund.  Or, you may choose to keep the extra canister for use as a spare

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  • INFO

  • The North Face Powder Guide vest is the ultimate backcountry vest with built-in ABS Avalanche Airbag System. Originally designed to meet the demands of hardworking ski patrollers, this ABS vest enables skiers/riders to carry all essentials for excursions without a pack. Constructed with bombproof, ballistic nylon, this North Face ABS vest fits over the wearer’s shell and features a collection of purpose-built carrying systems and pockets that provide secure and balanced weight distribution for avalanche gear and skis/board. ABS system integrated for quick deployment in emergency situations, with an activation pull handle within reach that deploys an air canister to expose two integrated, high-volume airbags that keep you on the surface of the avalanche and speeds rescue due to visibility of the airbags.

    • ABS avalanche airbag system integrated for quick deployment
    • ABS air canister pocket
    • Air bag deployment pockets
    • Leg/body harness system
    • Water resistant
    • Recco® avalanche rescue reflector
    • Adjustable side panels
    • Zip chest pockets
    • Vertical zip pocket with internal goggle and stash pocket
    • Four horizontal zip pockets
    • dual vertical zip pockets
    • Probe pocket
    • Shovel handle pocket (shovel not included)
    • Exterior shovel head holder
    • External snowboard/ski straps
    • Waist strap compression
    • One canister included in price. Additional canisters available for purchase.
    • Recipient of the 2012 Gear of the Show award from Outside Magazine, presented at the annual Outdoor Retailer show

    Avg Weight: 1145 g (40.39 oz)
    Center Back: 26"
    Fabric: Body: 315D airbag taffeta, 840D ballistic woven, side panels: mesh, shovel holder: 300D tarpaulin, lining: taffeta, shoulders/back panel: Polyurethane (PU) foam
    Name The North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest
    SKU PowderGuide
    Manufacturer The North Face
    Manufacturer Part Number A87QJK3
    UPC 053329593401