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GEAR: Highmark Ridge Avalanche Airbag

October 5, 2015 |

New for Winter 2015/2016 from Highmark by Snowpulse is the HIghmark Ridge, a spin-off of the brand’s lightweight and minimalist Pitch avalanche airbag which has been popularized by top professional riders such as Chris Burandt. Not just the pros, but recreational sledders alike have begun to recognize the advantages of moving as much gear weight as possible off their … Read More

BRP Sponsors Free Avalanche Seminars

September 23, 2015 |

Avalanche Awareness Seminars Scheduled Throughout North America This Fall If you’ve ever thought that mountain snowmobile manufacturers should take on responsibility for promoting the safe use of their products, you’re not alone. BRP agrees with you, and has put their money where their mouth is by sponsoring nearly 60 free avalanche education … Read More

Chris Burandt And Matt Entz Talk Avalanche Airbags

June 11, 2015 |

Shredders Chris and Matt took time out of a May ride to talk about avalanche safety, their airbag of choice and why they like them. Matt talks about wearing a vest-style pack, stating, “I like that it gets really tight around me and it just keeps the load that’s within my … Read More

Video: Avalanche engulfs Everest Base Camp

April 27, 2015 |

The footage is a scary reminder that things can go tragically wrong in an instant in the mountains, whether you’re skiing, climbing or sleddingRead More

Jay Mentaberry Avalanche Involvement

April 5, 2015 | 5

As I parked and set my foot on the snow, the whole hillside started to move.Read More

Avalanche Full Burial at Blue Lake, BC

March 31, 2015 | 2

This sledder is completely buried on a deep and sunny day at Blue Lake near Sicamous, BC. Thanks to his partners for their quick response! Watch the last few seconds to see where his sled ends up.

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Jon Jean Highmark Pro airbag video review

March 23, 2015 |

Jon Jean takes a break from getting rad to show us some of the features of the Highmark by Snowpulse Pro avalanche airbag, cut together with a few clips of some super fun looking deep pow freeriding!  – MS

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Big Terrain, Big Decisions: Sledding on the Pemberton Ice Cap

February 13, 2015 | 1

On a clear bluebird day, nothing beats the expanse of the icefields. You can pick a line a mile away to a major feature on the Ice Cap, and the sheer immensity of it all makes you really appreciate how small you are out there.Read More

Avlanche Burial – Creek Side Hill – Valemount – Jan 10 2015

January 12, 2015 | 7

How quickly things can change. These guys were having fun in a fairly small area when the slopes on a creek bed release and bury one of their riders. A serious incident was avoided because of aware partners digging out the victim.

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Hangfire Avalanche Fall Course Dates

October 2, 2014 |

Winter is just around the corner. Getting trained up on avalanche skills is a MUST. Our buddies at Hangfire Training have a selection of courses available all over Alberta and Saskatchewan this fall. This is the classroom component of the AST 1 course. The field days are to be completed … Read More