Category: Mountain Safety

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…

Avalanche Airbag Inflation Systems – What’s the Difference? Compressed Gas vs Battery vs Supercapacitor

There are several different types of avalanche airbag inflation systems available on the market today from brands such as Highmark, PIEPS, Scott, Orotovox, Klim, BCA and Black Diamond.

Avalanche Canada Posts First North Rockies Forecast

Avalanche Canada is now providing a regular forecast for the North Rockies region.