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.

  • D-2 EXT Shovel Conversion – Traditional to “Hoe” Mode (Video)

    This video highlights the steps to convert the D-2 EXT avalanche shovel from it’s hoe mode to traditional shovel mode and back again.  The BCA D-2 EXT avalanche shovel is our biggest shovel for industrial use, building kickers, and excavating buried vehicles.


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