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3 Posts tagged “backcountry access”

Outdoor Retailer Avy Corner

I was able to get by a few of the booths of the players in the avalanche safety game while at the Outdoor Retailer trade show yesterday. I’m keen to Ortovox products, but it’s always fun to see what other products are out there as well. The Ortovox S1+. My first stop was at Ortovox, [...]

Grand Targhee Resort Adds Backcountry Access Gate

Some great news coming from home and over the pass at Grand Targhee while I‘m here in New Zealand. Grand Targhee Resort will add a backcountry gate which will allow skiers access to the backcountry terrain on the backside of the mountain. The new gate will be called Scott’s Gate and will be located at [...]

BCA Float 30 Avalanche Airbag ABS Backpack

Backcountry Access Sales Representative Steve Christi demonstrates (in real time) the Float 30 Avalanche Airbag at the 2009 Winter Outdoor Retailer. Though not the first ones to introduce an ABS (airbag system) in a backpack to the backcountry skiing community, Backcountry Access hopes to make them easily available and user friendly in fall 2009 with [...]