Learn Avalanche Safety

Backcountry Access (BCA) is North America’s leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, including Tracker transceivers, Float airbags, shovels, probes, and BC Link radios. BCA’s mission is to save lives, not just sell products. BCA has always considered education to be just as important as the gear it makes. That’s why BCA supports avalanche education programs and forecast centers--and why the company backs up all its products with consumer education and knowledgeable customer service.

  • Sleducation (Video)

    Backcountry Access brings you Mike Duffy, owner and lead educator at Avalanche 1, as he walks you through his backcountry safety protocol, specifically for the sledding crowd. Duffy walks you through how to carry your safety gear, how to ride based on the avalanche conditions, and how to keep you and your friends making the right decisions in the backcountry.

    Check out the snowmobile avalanche education class offerings of Avalanche 1 at www.avalanche1.com.

    Enjoy and thanks for watching!


    Click here to download the video. Then select ‘download MP4 720 file format’ – select ‘save file’ in the pop up window to save to your Downloads folder.

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