Christmas shopping (maybe for yourself)? This is a great beacon/probe/shovel package.

Information Overload?

Overwhelmed by the technical information on BeaconReviews.com? Relax! Here is the basic information you need to know:

  1. Buy a good transceiver (read the transceiver summary).
  2. Understand the basics of how avalanche transceivers help you survive.
  3. To find a buried victim, switch your digital transceiver to Search and follow the direction indicator until the shortest distance is displayed. (Read the details.)
  4. When you reach the shortest distance, probe to locate the victim. Then dig with your shovel.
  5. Take an avalanche class. Practice at least monthly throughout the winter. Make sure your partners practice, too!
(Random photo from an avalanche mission)