Tag: Transceiver

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.

Avalanche Transceiver 101

While modern avalanche transceivers are bursting with great features, not all are created equal. With small technical differences between models, it can be difficult to know which is the right choice for…

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…

PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT Transceiver – Sneak Peek

Bluetooth technology is becoming fully integrated in the smart devices we use today, and the PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT are among the first to utilize Bluetooth technology in an avalanche…

Get Avy Savvy! Avalanche Gear and Training 101

It’s a fresh season with new dreams and goals. However, before heading deep into the backcountry, it’s time to arm yourself with information about avalanche gear and training! Now is also the…

Mistakes I’ve Made in Avalanche Terrain

I've made some serious mistakes in avalanche terrain, and I knew damn well they were bad ideas at the time I made them. Thankfully, nobody was hurt—but they could have been. In…

Tequila Mockingbird? Choice Summer Reading for Sledders

While you may be all aboard that cabin-country life, don’t let your train of thought get stalled at the station this summer. Here is some iron-clad summer reading, just the ticket to…

Ortovox Transceiver Recall Issued for 3+ Model as Preventative Measure

An Ortovox transceiver recall has been issued for the brand’s Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceiver running version 2.1 software. All other Ortovox transceivers—and 3+ models running different software versions—are unaffected. The recall will…

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…