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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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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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Recent Snow Takes its Toll

As¬†we forecast the other week, we’re now seeing substantial snowfalls across Europe, but as expected, a mass of fresh snow...

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Movie : Know Before You Go

As we forecast last week, the snow is now coming down in Europe and it seems an appropriate time to...

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Pieps Transciever Checker

We recently picked up a Pieps transceiver checker which does exactly what it says on the tin, it checks your...

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What’s in your pack?

What do you carry in your pack when you’re off piste or in the backcountry? ¬†Some have said I overdo...

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How effective are airbags?

Bruce Tremper of the Utah Avalanche Center has published an interesting article looking at the real-world effectiveness of avalanche airbags....

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Utah Avalanche Center 2012/13 annual review

Every year the Utah Avalanche Center runs a workshop reviewing the previous season’s snow, weather and avalanche conditions. ¬†While it’s...

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CAC : Avalanche search apps should not be used!

The Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC)  has categorically stated that there is NO smartphone app that could or should be used as...

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