June 29th, 2020 | Mountain Sledder
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…
December 23rd, 2019 | Patrick Garbutt
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.
September 4th, 2019 | Mountain Sledder
Again for 2019, Ski-Doo has shown support for backcountry rider eduction by offering free avalanche awareness and avoidance seminars in Canada and the US.
September 13th, 2018 | Mountain Sledder
Once again, BRP has shown its continued efforts to promote avalanche safety for mountain riders by supporting more than 40 free avalanche awareness seminars this fall through its Ski-Doo brand.
May 29th, 2017 | Mountain Sledder
Leading avalanche safety equipment manufacturer, Backcountry Access (BCA), has been purchased by New York private equity firm, Kohlberg & Co. Backcountry Access is well known in the mountain snowmobile market for its…