To the chagrin of cats everywhere, Ortovox's D1 Doggy Xmitter now allows true powder-hounds to survive slides. A canine avalanche transceiver, the D1 slides onto a dog's collar and transmits a locator beacon up to 90 feet. Role-reversal on the standard avvy dog training scenario, in which a human is buried in a snow pit for the dog to sniff out, is unlikely. "It's practically impossible, says Crested Butte, Colo., patroller Eric Baumm, "to get a dog to stay in a snow pit while you're filling it in.
Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the Scott Alpride avalanche airbag system, which uses two small non-reusable gas canisters to deploy the airbag.
Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the different avalanche airbag systems including what's used to inflate the bags, how easily they are to refill after ...
JP Auclair and Andreas Fransson were caught in an avalanche on South America’s Mount Cochrane on Monday, September 29, 2014.
Friends and family of a Colorado avalanche victim plan to create a fund for avy safety.
The gear used by 2013’s Elk Mountains Grand Traverse winner, Marshal Thomson.
A first-timer’s account of competing in a freeride event.
The 35th Annual Mountainfilm Festival takes place Friday, May 24, to Monday, May 27, in Telluride, Colorado.
Arapahoe Basin opened today for ’12-’13 ski season.
Wendy Fisher is a former Olympian, a Crested Butte World Extremes champion, and a mother of two. The Crested Butte resident took her first real hiatus from competitive skiing ...
Colorado, Utah, Montana, and Washington ski areas saw cold temperatures last week followed by new snow, currently creating snowpack instabilities. Avalanche warnings remain at ...