Tag: avalanche beacon

Important: BCA Software Fix For Tracker2 Malfunction

BCA Tracker2

Given that I received a BCA Tracker2 avalanche beacon for Christmas, I was a little worried to hear the recent news that Jackson Hole Ski Patrol and Alpine Guides have alerted BCA to a problem with the device. The group found that occasionally the Tracker2 avalanche beacons will inadvertently switch into opticomm mode and stop transmitting. 

New Avalanche Transceivers For 2011/2012

Mammut Pulse Element

According to Beacon Reviews, both Mammut and Pieps are rumored to be launching new avalanche transceivers at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer show next month. It looks as though these particular beacons won't be commercially available until Winter 2012 but hopefully I will get to play around with them in advance to share with you more details about the products.  

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