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.

  • #sendandreturn: Curtis Pawliuk, The Cariboos, BC

    Sledding and ski touring are two very similar ways to enjoy the Cariboo backcountry with one major difference; the terrain that we’re able to cover in a single day on a snowmobile is far greater. When covering such large distances—and reaching such remote terrain by sled—it’s even more important not to make mistakes.

    In this ambitious un-epic adventure, BCA sled ambassador Curtis Pawliuk and crew avoided an epic situation by paying attention to the snowpack around us, including an impressive avalanche that we triggered remotely.

    Read Curtis Pawliuk’s story: #sendandreturn: Sledding Deep in the Cariboo Backcountry.

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