As more and more people venture through the gates or choose to skip the resort altogether, outdoor brands are strengthening their commitment to snow safety for the the 2014/2015 season. Alongside game changing innovations like the Jetforce avalanche airbag pack, numerous improvements have been made to the essential three items that should be in any backcountry adventurer's pack: beacon, shovel, and probe.
Tag: avalanche tools
For Christmas, Santa brought me a complete set of avalanche tools including a BCA Tracker2 avalanche beacon, Black Diamond Quickdraw Guide Probeand Deploy 7 Shovel. As excited as I am to finally get out and have some backcountry fun, the gift got me thinking about avalanche awareness and how to travel smart in the backcountry.