BCA DTS Tracker Package
Stay safe on the mountain with BCA and some of the best selling avalanche gear in this BCA DTS Tracker Package. The Tracker DTS is the one of the world's best selling digital transceivers and trusted by thousands of skiers across the world.
The BCA DTS Tracker Package includes
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The Tracker DTS is the most user-friendly beacon on the market because of its rapid processor and simple user interface.
The digital transceiver is ideal for any beginners or those who are inexperienced with avalanche rescue as it is so simple to use and easy to get to grips with.
If skiers are caught out by an avalanche, their companions in the vicinity have their work cut out. They have to locate the victims and dig them out as quickly as possible. The chances of survival diminish rapidly after 18 minutes of burial in the snow. If a transceiver is carried, search times are reduced drastically, maximising the likelihood of a successful rescue.
The transceiver should be carried on you, worn directly under your outermost layer and switched on to transmission mode every time you go off-piste. Keep it turned on until back on piste.
The dual antenna technology gives the searcher the precise distance and direction of the buried person(s), meaning that the searcher does not need to use time-consuming grid or tangent search patterns. The transceiver's dual antenna captures the signal and the microprocessor then uses straightforward visual signals to direct the searcher to the buried victim.
The long serving Beast Shovel has had a new design for this season.
This is an aggressive shovel with hybrid-grip and the perfect blend of power transmission and weight.
Ortovox only use highly innovative materials and cutting edge production methods to achieve the best weight to rigidity ratio possible.
High side walls make the anodized blade rigid, whilst the collapsible handle makes it easy to stow in your backpack.
With the new quick-lock, blade and ‘channel shaped’ handle shaft, this shovel can be assembled in seconds.
The probe for all weight-conscious winter sport athletes.
At 270g it is the lightest pfa aluminum probe in the Ortovox probe range.
With the pfa quick-release tensioning system and the rugged Dyneema draw line, it is ready for use in seconds and just as quickly collapsed again and reassembled.
With a length of 240 cm, the burial depth can be read on the individual segments for accurate detection of buried victims.
It fits ergonomically in the hand due to the EVA foam grip.
Like all ORTOVOX probes, the 240 Light pfa is delivered with a practical quick-release cover.
BCA Tracker DTS Features.
Ortovox Beast Shovel
Ortovox 240 Light PFA Probe Features
Transceiver Antenna (qty)
Finding your serial number on the BCA DTS Tracker
Spikes and Burials
Simple Spike Testing
Before using your transceiver you should always register it online so you can get full warranty on your product aswell as checking for brand new updates which are available.
How to Shovel Correctly
Beacon Search Probing
The pinpoint search (within three meters) is the trickiest part
of a beacon search. A probe can quickly confirm the location and depth of burial.
Probes with depth markings aid in determining exact depth
and in determining the appropriate excavation area size.
From your lowest distance reading, probe 10 in (25cm)
apart in an expanding spiral pattern.
Since the pinpoint search is done along the snow surface, insert
probe perpendicular to the surface, not straight down.
After striking the victim, leave in place and start shoveling
downhill of the probe.
Recommended probe length: 1.8 to 3 meters.
Performed if beacons are not worn or not functioning.
Probe up to 6 feet deep (1.5 meters) in likely burial spots.
These include the fall line below last-seen-area; around the
victim’s equipment on surface; above and below rocks &
trees; depressions, curves, and the toe of the debris pile.
Studies show that avalanche victims rarely survive below 6
feet (1.5 meters). Therefore a live recovery is more likely if
you probe more areas than if you probe deeper.
Recommended probe length: 2 to 3 meters.