The Differences in Avalanche Safety Approach Between Snowmobilers and Skiers
Avalanche instructor Mike Duffy wants people to understand the importance of educating snowmobilers about snow safety.
Why to choose the BCA Float MtnPro Vest Avalanche Airbag
A day out in the backcountry can be burdened by excess weight and cumbersome layering, even for sledders. That’s why BCA designed the Float MtnPro Vest avalanche airbag for the snowmobiler or snowbiker who is looking for an avalanche airbag, upper body trauma protection, and avalanche tool carrier without the bulk of wearing all three separately.
BCA & Ski-Doo Offer Free Online Avalanche Courses for Snowmobilers
BCA is partnering with Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Avalanche1 to offer free avalanche education courses this fall for riders of all brands of snowmobiles. The 2020 avalanche safety seminars will be held online in 16 separate short video episodes.
How to Use Backcountry Sled Navigation Tools and Tips
Deep backcountry access that riding a sled provides comes with the chance of getting lost. Having the proper sled navigation tools is essential. Mike Duffy reports.
#sendandreturn: Avalanche Airbag Saves Snowbiker from Life-Threatening Ordeal
When the cornice broke, Snowbiker Marty Mann was carried 100 feet down the slope and buried. When the mass of snow stopped moving, Mann discovered he was essentially buried standing up, miraculously with his airbag deployed and an air pocket around his face enabling him to breathe.