Category: Mountain School

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.

BCA Tracker2 Avalanche Transceiver Software Update Resolves Non-Conformity Issue

Backcountry Access (BCA) is recommending that all owners of their Tracker2 avalanche transceiver send their device in for a software update. The update resolves an issue whereby the device, when in power-saving…

Avalanche Canada Ceases Issuing Forecasts Due to COVID-19

Avalanche Canada will issue its final forecast for the season on March 28, 2020, about a month earlier than normal, due to COVID-19.

What is the PIEPS iPROBE??

In this video, we show how the PIEPS iPROBE is different than a regular ol' avalanche probe and how it works. In a nutshell, the tip of the iPROBE contains an antenna…