Black Diamond Transfer Shovel
This shovel is legit for digging pits, rescuing your buddy. Its a legit all-purpose shovel that fits in most packs. Recommend pack size 24L or higher.
From the manufacturer:
Featuring a redesigned extendable handle that’s stronger and more comfortable, and a high-volume blade profile, the UIAA certified Black Diamond Transfer Shovel helps you throw as much snow as possible from the smallest footprint. Its durable, smooth-bottom blade give you clean walls in your snow pit and the versatile design works well in any backcountry situation.
Transfer Shovel Features