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Arctic Cat Partners with AIARE to Support Avalanche Education

Arctic Cat has announced a partnership with AIARE to support and promote avalanche safety education for mountain snowmobilers.

Up Your Avalanche Transceiver Game by Doing This

This obvious but oft-overlooked step can help avalanche transceiver users significantly improve their understanding of the functionality of their device!

Which Avalanche Transceiver Has the Best Range?

We tested 12 avalanche transceivers to find out how their range compares to what's advertised by the manufacturer and to discover which beacon has the farthest signal search range in a real-world…

Glacier National Park’s Avalanche Control Program Wages a Modern-day Battle in Rogers Pass

Glacier National Park’s avalanche control program wages a modern-day battle to keep the Trans-Canada Highway clear through British Columbia’s Rogers Pass.

Close Call: An Avalanche Burial Caught on Camera

Right in front of our eyes, a 100’ (30 m) wide crown propagated above him and the whole slope slid down onto Scott, burying him completely.

Avalanche Canada Expands Service, Including Forecasts for Vancouver Island

Avalanche Canada has announced a service expansion including regular forecasts for Vancouver Island and more frequent forecasts elsewhere.

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…