June 17, 2018
Who would have ever thought that, in the era of smartphones, two-way radios would make a comeback? Learn what’s changing from BCA Electronics Category Director Toni Leskela.
The common use of two-way radio channels enables people not only to communicate clearly with those in their group but also to coordinate with other backcountry groups to make sure they’re not endangering each other. Heli guide and former avalanche forecaster Matt Steen described the use of common radio channels in the Telluride “sidecountry” at the 2017 Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop (CSAW).