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How to Use a Beacon Training Park

A beacon training park is a great venue to practice your rescue skills. Whether you are alone or practicing with your friend, a beacon training park is a great way to practice multiple scenarios in a short amount of time. Backcountry Access has installed over 100 beacon training parks with ski resort, avalanche forecast centers, sled clubs and dealer partners worldwide. Navigate from our website menu to our store locator, to find a Beacon Training Park near you.

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How to Build a First Aid Kit for Backcountry Touring

Backcountry travel can be incredible. We all go out planning to have a good time, accomplish a goal, maybe even to explore new terrain. Every once in a while, something goes wrong and our day doesn’t go as planned. Someone tweaks a knee, someone breaks a binding, or someone blows out a boot. These are the days we should be planning for. Carry a repair kit for gear and a first aid kit for people. Curious what to pack in each of these?

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