Back in 2012, Arc’teryx filed a patent for a motor powered avalanche airbag system. Four…
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German company ABS appears to be the leading the market in avalanche airbag systems. For the 2013/2014 winter season, not only will six outdoor brands fully integrate the ABS TwinBag system into their backpacks, but an additional eight brands will release ABS compatible zip on packs. I have put together a list of all the ABS Inside and ABS Compatible packs you get to choose from for next winter.
Jeremy Jones, founder of Jones Snowboards, is a big advocate for backcountry safety. Even though good decision making is the most important tool, Jeremy rides with an avalanche airbag in the uncontrolled environment of the big mountains as he has seen it save lives. New for Fall 2013, Jones Snowboards will add their own avalanche airbag pack to the product lineup.
Mammut is expanding its avalanche safety range by teaming up with Snowpulse to integrate their Removable Airbag System into the new Mammut Ride Airbag R.A.S. backcountry backpack. Meant to be used alongside Mammut’s line of avalanche safety tools, the airbag will significantly reduce your risk of being buried if you are caught in an avalanche.