Most of us have thought about creating a portable backcountry lift so I'm not surprised to see the development of the PL1 by ZOA Engineering.
Read more A Portable Rope Tow for the Backcountry
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Avalanche education and awareness has come a long ways in a couple of decades and the advancements continue. The Kootenay Backcountry Guides are looking for your feedback on how to cater to the what recreational backcountry users are looking for after taking their AST-2. This is the pretext to their survey: “The most common question …
Read more What follows the AST-2 course survey
We users have lost faith in Black Diamond and Pieps, and moving forward will have reservations concerning the safety of their equipment.
Read more Black Diamond Finally Recalls Faulty Avalanche Beacon
Ortovox just released a revolutionary new avalanche beacon that prompts and speaks to the rescuer.
Read more Ortovox Launches Diract Voice Transceiver
Rogers Pass is getting new breed of guidebook, built by a skier for skiers. Douglas Sproul, the publisher, is calling the third edition a new breed of guidebook.
Read more Rogers Pass Guidebook Third Edition Kickstarter
An investigation into the events and repercussions of the failure of the Pieps locking mechanism: real life consequences and how it affects us as guides.
Read more Pieps DSP – A Beacon of Failure investigation
We're pleasantly delighted to bring you Powder Canada's Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for the powder adventurers in your life.
Read more Powder Canada’s Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas
Black Diamond's offer for an upgrade for its Pieps DSP Sport and DSP Pro beacons is less that acceptable for many existing Pieps owners.
Read more Updated – Pieps Offers Avalanche Transceiver Upgrades
Mammut is rolling out new BarryHeart 3.4 Firmware updates for its industry-leading avalanche beacons, the Barryvox and Barryvox S.
Read more BarryHeart 3.4 Firmware Update For Barryvox S and Barryvox