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BCA Float E2-45 Airbag Pack

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The BCA Float E2 45 Airbag Pack is a tech-fueled upgrade to the legendary Float airbag packs, employing the Alpride E2 engine with a supercapacitor rather than an air cylinder. It performs better in cold temps, releases energy faster, and is much lighter and smaller than traditional rechargeable batteries. The E2 System can also be recharged in the field using 2AA batteries. The Float E2 45 is the largest in BCA's capacitor-powered collection, with enough carrying capacity for multi-day or hut trips. Skip the hassle of emptying your cylinders before you get on the plane and re-filling them far from home, and join the Supercapacitor Revolution with the E2 45.

Product Details


PU Coated Nylon 420d Ripstop

PU Coated Nylon 210d Double Ripstop

Lining100d Robic Dynatec WR Pux2


Torso Size17” - 21” / 43.1 - 53.3 cm


Alpride E2 Supercapacitor EngineBCA’s new Float E2 avalanche airbag packs use an Alpride E2 supercapacitor system to store energy that powers the compressor upon deployment. Supercapacitors store and release energy based on electromechanical properties rather than a chemical reaction like in rechargeable batteries. This makes supercapacitor performance much more reliable in cold temperatures. For the same reason, the energy stored in a supercapacitor releases faster when activated for deployment. The new E2 engine is 40 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than the existing Alpride E1 system, with a 162-liter airbag. Like the E1, the E2 is TSA-approved for hassle-free airline travel.


Back Stash Zip

Curved Side Zip Access

Dedicated Shovel / Probe Compartment

Fleece-lined Goggle Sleeve

Hip Belt Pocket

Leg Strap with Storage Pocket

Mesh Shoulder Strap Radio Compartment

Side Stash Pocket


A-frame Ski Carry

Diagonal Ski Carry

Vertical Snowboard Carry

Removeable Helmet Carry

Hydration Compatible

BC Link Radio Compatible

External Ice-axe Carry Loops

Dual-zippered Shoulder Straps

Hip Belt Tool Loop

Internal Support Frame / Framesheet

Load Lifters

Molded "Cooling Fin" Back Panel

Removeable Internal Compartment Divider

Removeable / Replaceable / Modular Straps

YKK Zippers with DWR coating

Compression Straps

WarningWearing an airbag backpack is no guarantee of survival in an avalanche. Backcountry travelers are highly advised to educate themselves in snow stability assessment, route finding, and companion rescue and carry all of the conventional avalanche gear in addition to the airbag.


AA Batteries for Additional DeploymentsIn addition to the rechargeable supercapacitor storage, you can install two AA batteries to allow for additional deployments in the field. The batteries also help keep the supercapacitors at full charge when not in use.


  • Material: Nylon
  • Bag Volume (L): 45
  • Weight (g): 3152
  • Airbag System Included: Yes
  • Ski Carry: Yes
  • Snowboard Carry: Yes
  • Hydration Compatible: Yes
  • Hydration System Included: No
  • Warranty: 3 Years More 

Other Notes

BCA products can only be shipped within the United States and Canada



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