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.

  • Daron Rahlves – Alaska Avalanche Airbag Save (Video)

    Alaska, 2012

    In this video, Daron Rahlves triggers a large avalanche and is carried over a large cliff in Alaska. He deployed his air bag barely missing a large crevasse. This scene is from TGR’s ski film, The Dream Factory. His decision to pull his BCA Float avalanche airbag saved him from falling into a crevasse and getting buried.

    Read the full report here.


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