Tag: Avalanche

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…

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…

Two Snowmobilers Fatally Buried in Montana Avalanche

It is confirmed that two snowmobilers have died in an avalanche in the Lake Dinah area near Seeley Lake, Montana on New Year's Day.

Essential Safety Gear for Mountain Sledders!

Here’s our list of key essential safety gear that every sledder should consider packing along for a ride in the mountains. We’ve broken the list down into three levels of priority, from…

Would Your Riding Partners Be Able to Save Your Life?

Is your rider buddy equipped with the skills to use all that gear to save your life? Have they practiced recently, or are their skills rusty? Why not ask them straight-out: When…

Two Snowmobiler Avalanche Fatalities this Weekend; A Third Has Close Call

Two snowmobilers died over the weekend in separate avalanches near Blue River and Coalville, while a snow biker suffered a close call. 

Father and Son Die in Brewer Creek Avalanche Near Invermere, BC

An avalanche at Brewer Creek, near Invermere BC has claimed the life of a 51-year-old snowmobiler from Calgary, while the deceased's son is still missing.

Storm Cycle Creates High Avalanche Hazard Across BC and AB

A large storm cycle that has swept across province, creating high avalanche hazard conditions throughout British Columbia and Alberta late this week.

Do Be That Guy – Voice Your Concerns in Avalanche Terrain

It finally happened. I had to be “That Guy”. I had to voice my concerns in avalanche terrain and just say no. In my particular experience on this day, our group leader…