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Avalanche Safety Equipment and Backcountry Products

Avalanche Safety Equipment and Backcountry Products

Avalanche Airbag Warranty, are you covered? 🎒🧾

Whether your in the market for a new avalanche airbag or you recently purchased one, its always good to know if your avalanche airbag is covered under warranty right? Yes initally all airbags are covered under warranty, however this depends on exactly what damages or defects the pack has and how old your airbag model … Continue reading “Avalanche Airbag Warranty, are you covered? 🎒🧾”

Avalanche Transceiver Warranty, are you covered?🤳🧾

” Will the avalanche transceiver be covered under warranty ?” is a very common question asked when purchasing an Avalanche Transceiver. Initially yes you will be covered under warranty if you have registered your beacon, however this will depend on the damanges and defects your beacon has at the time of warranty. Snowsafe breaks down what … Continue reading “Avalanche Transceiver Warranty, are you covered?🤳🧾”

Avalanche Transceiver Firmware, How to update your Beacon?🤳🆙

Avalanche Transceiver Firmware has evolved over the years with many brands offering different features, although all transceivers work on the same 457 kHz frequency, each brand focus on there own transceiver firmware and software which can be updatable via app, pc or manually. Snowsafe breakdown what the current software is and how to update your transceiver: … Continue reading “Avalanche Transceiver Firmware, How to update your Beacon?🤳🆙”

End of Season Checklist, How to store your Avalanche Safety Equipment correctly. ☑️

It’s that time of the year when the ski season comes to a close and summer is on the mind. Before you start your summer activties, it’s a crucial time to take a moment to clean and maintain your avalanche safety equipment.  If your equipment is not treated correctly then come your next ski trip it … Continue reading “End of Season Checklist, How to store your Avalanche Safety Equipment correctly. ☑️”

Which countries in Europe receive the most avalanches?🆘

Have you ever wondered which countries have the most Avalanches In Europe? Avalanches are a threat to many countries in the world Including America, Japan and Australia,  Avalanches are the most common in Europe, the top 4 countries receive the most avalanches in europe: 1. Switzerland The most well-known country to receive avalanches is probably Switzerland, … Continue reading “Which countries in Europe receive the most avalanches?🆘”

I Was Caught In An Avalanche and Survived Thanks To My Avalanche Airbag. 🎒

By Sky Schwartz. January 28th 2020. Back country skiing I really enjoy off piste back country skiing and have done it in a number of Alpine ski resorts. In previous years my father has hired a ski guide to take my brothers, my friends and myself on backcountry day trips. Last year we wanted to … Continue reading “I Was Caught In An Avalanche and Survived Thanks To My Avalanche Airbag. 🎒”

What’s the difference between the Tracker S, 3 & 4 🤳

Saving lives is what BCA do best. Inventing the digital multi-antenna avalanche transceiver, and now making them accessible to everyone. The Tracker avalanche transceivers are the most widely used in North America. BCA holds a reputation worldwide for ease-of-use and simplicity on there transceivers. New to season 20/21 is the Tracker 4 which upholds the … Continue reading “What’s the difference between the Tracker S, 3 & 4 🤳”

What is a Recco Reflector and why you should always wear one?🔴

What is a Recco Reflector? The Recco Reflector is a small band-aid size battery-free transponder which makes you searchable to professional mountain rescue teams in the event of an avalanche. If you are caught in an avalanche situation the mountain rescue team will search the avalanche area with a Recco Detector, this detector responds to frequency signals of the … Continue reading “What is a Recco Reflector and why you should always wear one?🔴”

Could there be an app on your phone that is an Avalanche Transceiver?📱

 Should you use an Avalanche Transceiver App? Over the years smartphones have advanced massively, you can buy apps for pretty much anything these days, from using your phone as a TomTom to controlling your lighting or central heating ! would you use your smartphone as an Avalanche Transceiver app? Like Avalanche Transceivers, everyone will need to … Continue reading “Could there be an app on your phone that is an Avalanche Transceiver?📱”

What are the differences between the Tracker 2 and Tracker 3? 🤳

 Have you ever wondered what the differences are between the BCA tracker beacons? Snowsafe have broken this down for you BCA DTS Tracker 2  Find out what the difference is between the TS,T3 and T4? The BCA DTS Tracker 2 displays signals from any distance and will only ever guide you to the strongest signal … Continue reading “What are the differences between the Tracker 2 and Tracker 3? 🤳”