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Avalanche Awareness
Avalanche Preparation and Awareness for your Helicopter Skiing Adventures.
 
 NECESSARY AVALANCHE EQUIPMENT
Avalanche Transceiver
Modern avalanche transceiver that utilizes 457khz frequency.
Featured Transceiver:

DTS Tracker
- by Backcountry Access
Avalanche Shovels
Avalanche shovels should be carried in or on your back pack.
Featured Shovel:

Companion System EXT
- by Backcountry Access
Probe Poles
Probe poles should be at least 6 ft in length.
Featured Probe Pole:

Companion System EXT
- by Backcountry Access
Climbing Harness
Your harness should be worn at all times...no exceptions.
Featured Harness:

Alpine Bod
- by a Black Diamond
Alpinist Pack
This is to be used to carry all of the above items so that they are readily available to you.
Featured Backpack:

Heli-Pro
- by Dakine
 
 RELATED AVALANCHE EQUIPMENT WEB SITES
Backcountry Access
BCA is having a banner year, thanks to the support of all our customers and retailers. As we approach our seventh year, we've been encouraged by the groundswell of backcountry enthusiasts who share our values. Why compromise performance in the backcountry? Why not question things that have "always been done that way"? This type of thinking is the engine of innovation and the foundation on which our company was built.

www.bcaccess.com

Black Diamond
An employee owned company made up of climbers and backcountry skiers who are committed to designing and producing the best equipment imaginable. At BD, we literally make our own gear.
www.blackdiamondequipment.com

Life-Link
Burning at the core of every product we make is our obsession--a lifelong compulsion to travel deeper and deeper into the backcountry. That's the driving force behind Life-Link. The pursuit of freedom, independence, long, steep lines, and the opportunity to share with our friends the biggest playgrounds on earth.
www.life-link.com

Ortovox
The ORTOVOX safety system was eagerly accepted by ski tourers and we quickly moved from purely being a provider of avalanche transceivers to being the market leader for winter safety equipment. The system we developed to enable a speedy rescue of avalanche victims has been successfully introduced to all areas of alpine rescue. The various Alpine organizations recommend its' use to their members.
www.ortovox.com

 AVALANCHE SAFETY WEB SITES
CSAC. org - The Avalanche Center
Everything from current avalanche and snow conditions to educational resources can be found at CSAC.org.  The one stop avalanche authority.
Forest Service National Avalanche Center
Learn the basic steps of how to recognize and travel safely in avalanche terrain.
The Westwide Avalanche Network
The Westwide Avalanche Network is an Internet computer site expressly designed for the professional avalanche community.

Thanks to the following companies for their support!

Columbia Volkl Marker DaKine Clif Bar
Go Fast Sports Smith Sport Ossur Suunto Giro Wigwam

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