Black Diamond JetForce Pro Avalanche Airbag: First Look
Black Diamond improves upon its JetForce avalanche airbags with the JetForce Pro. Coming fall 2019, the JetForce Pro has modular packs ranging from 10 to 35 liters. We took it skiing for a quick first look review.
Hard to Watch: Skier Buried, Recovered From Avalanche
If you ski in the backcountry, you put yourself in avalanche terrain. Make good choices, ski with a competent team, and be safe out there!
12 Things You Don’t Learn in a Level 1 Avalanche Course
An avalanche one course is a critical way to improve backcountry safety. But it doesn’t teach you everything. An AIARE instructor breaks down 12 skills you should learn that fall outside the scope of an Avi 1 course.
BCA Float 27 Speed Avalanche Airbag Reviewed
The new BCA Float 2.0 system is lighter and more useful than previous versions. We skied with the BCA Float 27 Speed pack during an avalanche course for this review.
Avalanche Safety Video Will Make Your Heart Race
The video ‘To Hell in a Heartbeat’ retells a terrifying avalanche burial incident.
Watch: Telluride Avalanche Makes A Spectacle
Visitors and residents took advantage of the opportunity to watch the massive avalanche from a safe perspective in downtown Telluride.
Safety Upgrade: Beacon Trade-In Program Offers $75 Credit
Turn in your ancient beacon and get $75 toward a new 3+ transceiver.
Mountain Safety: Five Critical Mistakes
Watch this half-hour film and learn about five mistakes that lead to danger in the mountains and on the snow.
‘Mountain Academy’ Is Online Avalanche Classroom
If you ski in the backcountry, avalanche education is mandatory. Salomon and Atomic this week launched online courses aimed to educate those who venture into avalanche terrain.
Must Watch: Powerful Avalanche Safety Video
Avalanches don’t discriminate, and it only takes one mistake to kill you. This video by some of the biggest names in backcountry ski safety is a must-watch for anyone who plans to head off-piste this winter. It just might save your life.