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Pieps iProbe avalanche probe: why it matters and why you should want one

Plain and simple: Pieps iProbe is the most advanced avalanche probe ever. With its beacon-like capabilities it almost degrades other probes to just “poking sticks”. If you haven’t heard about it before then let this be your intro to this very cool piece of avalanche... read more »

How to choose the right avalanche probe?

Choosing an avalanche probe should be much easier than choosing an avalanche beacon. There are more manufacturers but there is less things to seriously consider. And even if you make a mistake it will likely cost you only about $60. Shopping for an avalanche probe: things to consider There... read more »

How to choose the right avalanche beacon?

These days, there are many more avalanche beacons (transceivers) to choose from than a decade ago. Avalanche beacons differ in how much they are selling for, in technologies they use,¬†and obviously¬†in manufacturers that make them. Here are tips that will help you to choose the... read more »

How to choose the right snow shovel?

Snow shovel completes the avalanche safety gear set along with avalanche probe and avalanche beacon. However, compared to the other two items shovel is a much more versatile tool. Also, depending on the model, the space a shovel can occupy can vary greatly, so choosing it wisely is... read more »
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