Category: Mountain School

Beacon Checkpoints in Memory of RMR Installed at Idaho Trailheads

In memory of Rob Kincaid aka RMR, trailhead transceiver checkers have been installed at three popular backcountry snowmobile trailheads in Idaho.

PIEPS Issues Voluntary Corrections Program for DSP Avalanche Transceivers

PIEPS is taking steps to address allegations of a faulty locking mechanism in their no-longer-current DSP PRO, DSP PRO ICE and DSP SPORT transceivers that could potentially allow the device to accidentally…

Every Mountain Snowmobiling Budget Should Prioritize These Crucial Items

This winter, with more riders than ever pulling on a helmet and heading into the backcountry, it’s worth pointing out some crucial mountain snowmobiling budget items that should be mandatory, but unfortunately…

Globalstar Canada Offers $50 Discount off SPOT Devices for Snowmobile Safety Week

As part of Globalstar Canada’s commitment to snowmobiler safety, riders can access $50 savings off the purchase of any SPOT satellite communications device through March 2021.

Ortovox Issues Safety Notice for AVABAG Avalanche Airbag Cartridges

Ortovox has issued an important safety reminder to users of their AVABAG avalanche airbags that use the AVABAG CARTRIDGE CARBON.

Avalanche Canada Launches Avy Savvy, an Online Tutorial for Backcountry Beginners

Avalanche Canada has announced a new online tutorial called Avy Savvy, which is aimed at new users of the winter backcountry.

Leaving a Trip Plan Is Super Easy With The AdventureSmart App

One of the best ways to ensure your safety when you're riding this winter is to leave a trip plan with a responsible person in case something goes wrong.

Pieps Offers Upgrades to Owners of DSP Pro and Sport Avalanche Transceivers

After facing social media backlash, Pieps has announced it will upgrade users of the DSP Pro and DSP Sport to the latest generation of their transceivers.