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As a rescuer, I've responded to avalanches that involved almost a dozen fatalities. (now in its 21st year) was created to share what I've learned about avalanche transceivers and avalanche rescue. My goal is to provide current, independent, and scientifically objective information.

You can jump to the transceiver summary if you're in a hurry but don't forget to check out and to practice frequently. And consider watching my avalanche rescue training videos.

Stay Safe,

Steve Achelis
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This site contains reviews on 60 different models of avalanche transceivers. I own more than 50 transceivers and have tested more than 170.

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