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MSR Striker 320 Probe

MSR Striker 320 Probe

    When most people think of avalanche safety gear, usually an avalanche probe is not the first thing that comes to mind. It’s not only crucial to have sturdy probe, but one that is easy to use in critical situations. I have used a couple of different probes over the last few years, but have not had a chance ...

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BCA Tracker 3 Review

BCA Tracker 3

New for 2014/15, Backcountry Access commonly known as BCA has provided an update to their Tracker avalanche beacon line. BCA Tracker lighter with additional features that make multiple burial search and rescue more efficient. BCA Tracker 3 – Lighter, Smaller, & more Compact For those who are familiar with the BCA Tracker line, we know the beacons have typically been ...

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MSR Responder Shovel Review

MSR Responder Shovel

  While we all love skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, etc. in the backcountry, avalanche safety should always be at the top of your list.  Yes, the backcountry is a blast and it’s great to skip the lift lines, but making sure you have the right gear is a must.  One of the main items you need is an avalanche shovel and ...

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