Avalanche Saftey
 
 
 
Avalanche Saftey
 
SUBQ-Avalanche-Airbag-Jacket
SUBQ-Avalanche-Airbag-Jacket
SUBQ-Avalanche-Airbag-Jacket

SUBQ – Avalanche Airbag Jacket

Here was an interesting idea. The guys at SubQ have integrated an Avalanche Airbag into a jacket.  There is basically a vest inside the jacket that attaches to the pack on the outside of the jacket.  It cinches down much like a...
 
Avalanche Saftey
 
JeremyJonesMentalChecklist
JeremyJonesMentalChecklist
JeremyJonesMentalChecklist

Jeremy Jones – Avalanche Awareness Month

For the past six years, Jones Snowboards has honored the month of December as Avalanche Awareness and Backcountry Safety month. It’s the perfect time to refresh your skills to make safer decisions for the rest of the seas...

 
Avalanche Saftey
 

New Avalanche Airbag ARC’TERYX “Voltair”

Looks like there is a new player in the avalanche airbag game   This one uses a centrifugal to fill the air bag with aire as opposed to a fan, or compressed air. Have a first look at the new  ARC’TERYX “Vo...
 
 
Splitboard
 
BCA Float 22 Avalanche Air Bag Backpack Review
BCA Float 22 Avalanche Air Bag Backpack Review
BCA Float 22 Avalanche Air Bag Backpack Review

BCA Float 22 – Avalanche Pack Splitboarder Review

The idea behind  BCA Float 22 is that it keeps you at or near the surface of an avalanche by increasing your buoyancy.  We like to think of a the analagy of a ping pong ball in a jar of beans.  If you put the ping pong ball in ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avalanche Saftey
 

How NOT to perform an Avalanche Rescue

There are many videos on the interweb that show avalanche rescues caught on tape.  Thankfully this guy wasn’t seriously injured.  The video shows that there may have only been one beacon shared among 4 rescuers. Additiona...

 
Avalanche Saftey
 

Words from the Legend Jeremy Jones on Splitboarding

Jeremy Jones is interviewed by Enjoy Splitboarding at a Trade show.  Jones Snowboards and Splitboards are discusses as well as Jeremy Jones personal take on Splitboarding, Hele-boarding, and safety.  The audio is a little shall...
 
 
Avalanche Saftey
 

Avalanche Airbags Save Backcountry Skier – Caught on Film

In Salt Lake City, Utah an avalanche was caught on video that dragged a backcountry skier into a ravine, burying her in snow. The woman likely only survived thanks to the avalanche airbags she was equipped with – which de...

 
Avalanche Saftey
 
SplitboardReviews.com Ortovox S1 and S1+ Review
SplitboardReviews.com Ortovox S1 and S1+ Review
SplitboardReviews.com Ortovox S1 and S1+ Review

Ortovox S1 Plus + Beacon Review

Ortovox S1+ Review Ortovox started out with the S1 basic 1425 Version of the S1. The 1425 was the first of it’s kind to have a flip “Cell Phone” style clam shell case.  This made it the easiest beacon on the market to switch fr...
 
Avalanche Saftey
 

A reminder to be safe even in Resort Boundaries

Luke was riding a resort near Tahoe, when he ended up being buried in 6 feet of snow with no avalanche.  This is referred to as NARSID (Non-Avalanch Related Snow Immersion Death).  In the beginning of the video you can see that...
 
Avalanche Saftey
 

Backcountry Travel and Avalanche Safety 4 Part

The backcountry has been a very dangerous place this season. With more deaths accompanying each new snow fall, it’s time to start taking things a bit more serious.  Our friends over at freeskier.com magazine have put toge...