Overwhelmed by the technical information on BeaconReviews.com? Relax! Here is the
basic information you need to know:
||Understand the basics of how avalanche transceivers
help you survive.
||Buy a good transceiver (anything
ranked five stars). You can read the test
||To find a buried victim, switch your digital transceiver to Search and follow
the direction indicator until
the shortest distance is displayed. (Details here.)
||When you reach the shortest distance, probe to
locate the victim. Then dig with your shovel.
||Take an avalanche class. Practice at least monthly throughout
the winter. Make sure your partners practice, too!