Beacon Training Park Archives - Backcountry Access

  • The 10th Annual Mt. Baker Beacon Bacon Rally

    So outside of the serious avalanche safety activities and discussions, there was 50lbs of bacon cooked throughout the day by Pat Kennedy of REI who also came up with a great new use for the BCA B1-Ext shovel: a spatula for frying eggs!

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  • #sendandreturn: Averting the Danger Zone in Kagura, Japan

    It was storming so hard none of the upper lifts were running. So I skied down to the lower part of the mountain, alone, under the gondola lift line in a perfectly spaced birch forest to check out the terrain park. Too bad he didn’t see this sign or the major warning posted in the gondolas–about the “Never Come Back” zone down in that valley. Read Edge’s #unepicadventures in Japan.

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  • Good Practice: Beacon Training Parks

    If you live or play in the mountains, there’s a good chance there is a BCA Wireless Beacon Training Park near you, allowing you to practice multiple search scenarios at your convenience. Read more to find your nearest BCA Beacon Training Park.

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