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.

  • Intro to Avalanche Transceivers for Snowmobilers (Video)

    In this ‘Intro to Avalanche Transceivers for Snowmobilers’ video, Mike Duffy demonstrates the functions of an avalanche transceiver as well as precautions that snowmobilers should take in backcountry terrain.

    After watching this video, check out our videos on how to do a transceiver trailhead test and advanced transceiver search techniques.  We also have a series of videos on Tracker’s special functions, including Special Mode, Signal Suppression, and Big Picture. All of these can be found on our Videos page. For training videos about avoiding avalanches (the Backcountry Basics) and performing companion rescues, first aid, and evacuation, go to our Education page.  View product videos for each BCA Tracker model on individual product pages.


    DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS: For FREE download, follow these instructions.

    • Step 1: Click the ‘download video in browser’ link. (DO NOT click the green ‘Download the app’ button on the landing pages.)
    • Step 2: Wait…. then click the new GREEN download button in the smaller screen that pops up below.

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