The Backpackers Trowel is an ultralight camp shovel used for digging cat holes in the outdoors. Use this lightweight spade to dig small holes in hard mountain soil to drop your deuce in. Better than folding shovels that hinge while digging. Lighter and smaller than military shovels. This poop trowel is a backpacking essential to Leave No Trace during any backcountry adventure. The only trowel that can extend its handle by 2-3 feet and give the leverage needed to dig in extra hard soil.