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