Best Of The Best… ‘Top Gear’ Of The Year

Hyper-Fan Avy Pack — Caveat: We did not test this pack in an actual avalanche! But with an innovative design that uses a high-power “hyper” fan to inflate an airbag in an instant if you’re caught in a snow-slide, the Halo JetForce stands out as a true innovation of the year.

It functions as a regular ski pack. But trigger the fan in an emergency and the giant air bags inflate to protect an avalanche-caught skier and keep him or her floating closer to the top of the slide. Go here for a preview of the Halo JetForce on GearJunkie.

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