Tag: Airbag

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.

The Avalanche Safety Disconnect

Remembering back to the days when I first started riding backcountry, I can honestly admit that I was somewhat naïve when it came to avalanche safety. I wore a transceiver and had a…

Jay Mentaberry Avalanche Involvement

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