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Ortovox 3+ Recall

Feedback from Ortovox’s SAFETY ACADEMY PARTNERS has revealed that, in some very rare situations, temporary disruption of the transmission function...

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Analysis of an avalanche rescue : Chatel Jan 2015

With the recent heavy snowfalls across the Alps onto a thin and unconsolidated base and a poor start to the...

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ISPO 2016 Rundown

We took a little longer to visit ISPO this year, and the show is well worth that extra day.  Over...

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TGR Safety Week

With the recent heavy snowfalls and spate of avalanches, it seems timely that TGR launch their Safety Week Safety week...

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Mammut Recalls Airbags

Hot on the heels of the most recent ABS airbag recall, Mammut has today issues a service call on their...

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Airbags : not quite as effective as some claim?

Last year, we reported on an article by Bruce Tremper of the Utah Avalanche Center regarding the effectiveness of airbags...

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ABS Airbag recall

ABS are doing a recall on Vario base units from 2011/2012, as they may rip or tear when the airbags are activated....

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BCA Float 32

A week or so back, a nice big box arrived at Chateau Pow, containing a new BCA Float 32 airbag...

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Flying with your AirBag, what’s the score?

In the last year, the regulations surrounding the carriage of avalanche airbags on airlines have been relaxed a little, but...

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An open letter to EasyJet

Dear EasyJet Over the past few weeks I’ve been collating information on the policies of different airlines with regards to...

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