Overwhelmed by the technical information on BeaconReviews.com? Relax! Here is the basic information you
need to know:
- Buy a good transceiver (read the
- Understand the basics
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!