There are three general ways that avalanche probes are used: beacon search probing, spot probing, and organized probing. Choose your length and type of probe based on your anticipated use. For more information on probing watch this video:
Full length probe for those trying to save weight
The Stealth 260 Carbon probe is very lightweight, yet full length. Equipped with the quick-lock system, it is designed for backcountry travelers who are weight conscious but still demand functionality with their gear.
The Stealth Quick-lock technology guarantees the easiest and fastest assembly on the market, while simultaneously freeing up additional storage space in your pack. Say goodbye to flogging cables and deployment hang-ups. The Stealth probes are built to last and save valuable seconds during an avalanche rescue when time matters.