Snow Safety

Snow Safety


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Athlete: BD Athlete Mike Barney
Location: Esterro De Parraquirre, Chile
Photographer: Jeff Cricco

Avalanche Beacons

  • Black Diamond Guide BT Avalanche Beacon
    New

    $449.95
    An industry-leading, professional-grade avalanche beacon, the new Black Diamond Guide BT features cutting-edge features for long-range and multiple burial searching, and Bluetooth functionality.
  • Black Diamond Recon BT Avalanche Beacon
    New

    $339.95
    Combining a streamlined feature set with Bluetooth functionality, the Recon BT is the go-to beacon for the everyday backcountry traveler.

  • $299.95
    The PIEPS DSP Sport Avalanche Beacon is the go-to beacon for the everyday backcountry traveler, offering circular range, a smart transmitter, and three-antenna accuracy in an easy-to-use package. Harness-style carrying pouch included with the beacon.

  • $389.95
    The PIEPS Micro is the smallest and lightest three-antenna beacon on the market. Featuring patented sensor technology and wireless device management, it offers the performance you expect from a PIEPS avalanche transceiver and next-generation technology to improve ease of use.
  • PIEPS Pro BT Avalanche Beacon
    New

    $449.95
    The completely redesigned PIEPS Pro BT features the same cutting-edge features for long-range and multiple burial searching, now with improved ergonomics and Bluetooth functionality. Available December 2018.
  • PIEPS Powder BT Avalanche Beacon
    New

    $339.95
    Completely redesigned housing and Bluetooth functionality, the PIEPS Powder BT is a high performance beacon for the serious backcountry traveler. Available December 2018.

Avy Sets

  • Black Diamond Guide BT Avy Safety Set
    New

    $549.95
    A complete kit of pro-grade avalanche safety gear for guides, snow professionals and serious backcountry skiers, this package features the essentials for those who use their gear on a daily basis.
  • Black Diamond Recon BT Avy Safety Set
    New

    $419.95
    A complete collection of avalanche safety essentials for the everyday backcountry traveler, this package features durable, lightweight and easy-to-use tools that are ideal for anytime you venture into backcountry terrain.
  • PIEPS DSP SPORT - AVY SAFETY SET
    New

    $399.95
    A complete collection of avalanche essentials, this set includes a fully featured PIEPS DSP Sport beacon, lightweight Tour shovel and a sturdy probe for people who never miss a chance at fresh tracks.

  • $599.95 $479.96
    The complete safety toolkit, with a beacon, shovel and probe to kickstart your backcountry kit.
  • PIEPS Micro BT Avy Safety Set
    New

    $499.95
    The complete safety toolkit, with a beacon, shovel and probe to kickstart your backcountry kit.

  • $399.95
    A complete collection of avalanche essentials, this set includes a fully featured beacon, lightweight shovel and a sturdy probe for people who never miss a chance at fresh tracks.
  • PIEPS Pro BT - AVY SAFETY SET
    New

    $559.95
    A complete kit for guides, avalanche professionals and serious backcountry skiers, this package includes a PIEPS Pro BT beacon, shovel and probe for those who use their gear on a daily basis. PP1128600000ALL1
  • PIEPS Powder BT - AVY SAFETY SET
    New

    $449.95
    A complete kit for serious backcountry skiers, this package includes a PIEPS Powder BT beacon, shovel and probe for those who use their gear on a regular basis. Available December 2018

Avalanche Air Bags & Avalungs


  • $1.199.95
    Featuring the latest advancement in avalanche airbag technology, the Black Diamond JetForce Tour uses the new Alpride E1 airbag system, which is electrically powered by cutting-edge supercapacitors. This powerful, fan-based system charges via both a micro USB and AA batteries, and is housed in a 26-liter pack that stores essential avalanche safety equipment as well as the gear you need for a day in the backcountry. Available November 2018.

  • $1.249.95
    The ideal avalanche airbag for ski patrollers, snow professionals and hut-to-hut trips, the Saga is our large-capacity backcountry ski pack featuring JetForce Technology. A revolution in airbag technology, JetForce provides an added margin of safety to your avalanche tool kit, now with updated firmware.

  • $129.95
    A modern version of the classic AvaLung shoulder sling is designed to be used for backcountry safety on its own or with non-AvaLung ski packs.

  • $1.199.95
    The avalanche airbag for day-long tours, featuring backpanel access, a dedicated avy-tools pocket and our JetForce Technology. A revolution in airbag technology, JetForce provides an added margin of safety to your avalanche tool kit, now with updated firmware.

  • $99.95
    Ready to attach to any AvaLung-ready pack and easily removable for four-season pack usage, the AvaLung Element is a proven snow-safety tool that significantly increases fresh air supply in the event of an avalanche burial.

Probes

  • PIEPS Probe Carbon Tour 220
    New Color

    $89.95
    The PIEPS Carbon Tour is the lightweight avalanche probe made ​of high-quality carbon fiber and therefore ideally suited for weight-conscious ski mountaineers.

  • $99.95
    With an extra-long 320 cm length and a light and stiff carbon fiber construction, the Carbon Probe 320 is the ultimate probe for snow professionals, guides and long trips into deep snowpacks.

  • $79.95
    Built for daily snow study, snow professionals and deeper snowpacks, the Tour Probe 320 features a durable, all-aluminum construction.
  • PIEPS Probe Aluminum 260
    New Color

    $69.95
    In addition to an avalanche transceiver and shovel, the PIEPS ALUMINIUM probe is an important part of the recommended safety equipment, and it belongs in the backpack of every skier.
  • PIEPS Probe Aluminum 300
    New Color

    $79.95
    Built for snow professionals and deeper snowpacks, the PIEPS Aluminum 300 features a durable aluminum construction.

  • $59.95
    A 240 cm probe for shallow snowpacks, lightweight tours and avalanche rescue practice.

  • $69.95
    A 280 cm probe for daily backcountry touring and snow study, the Tour Probe 280 features a solid balance of length, light weight and packability.

  • $89.95
    A light and stiff carbon probe for those looking to minimize weight without compromising function or safety.

  • $154.95 - $249.95
    PIEPS’ revolutionary automatic electronic avalanche probe, updated with a longer 300-cm length for deep snow packs, complex instabilities and fast, accurate searching.

Shovels

  • PIEPS Tour-T Shovel
    New Color

    $69.95
    The lightweight PIEPS TOUR T is the perfect shovel for ski tours in low and high mountain region

  • $69.95 - $74.95
    Thanks to a curved, trapezoidal shaft that nests inside the blade, the Deploy is our go-to shovel for rapid emergency response and compact, minimalist storage.

  • $54.95
    With a redesigned blade construction for cleaner snow study and easier stomping through hard avy debris, the Transfer is our workhorse shovel with a removable, extendable shaft for working in deep pits.
  • Evac Shovel
    Athlete Pick

    $79.95 - $99.95
    A multi-function tool for comprehensive backcountry use, the Evac is our top-of-the-line shovel and features two configurations: standard shovel and hoe mode. The ultra-durable construction and super compact design are ideal for both daily snow study and fast avalanche response.

  • $39.95
    Our durable, no-frills aluminum shovel with a T-handle and fixed shaft, the Lynx is a simple and streamlined snow mover.
  • PIEPS Tour Shovel
    New Color

    $59.95
    The small and lightweight PIEPS TOUR is the perfect shovel for ski tours in low and high mountain regions

  • $79.95
    The PIEPS Shovel C combines a telescopic handle with a lightweight profile for optimal performance and effective rescue.

  • $79.95
    The PIEPS Shovel C combines a telescopic handle with a lightweight profile for optimal performance and effective rescue.

  • $84.95
    The PIEPS C 720 Shovel combines a telescopic handle with a lightweight profile for optimal performance and effective rescue.

Bivys


  • $109.95
    A true two-person emergency bivy, the PIEPS Bivy Bag Alien Double is a waterproof and windproof safe haven when the weather pins you down.

  • $79.95
    An insurance policy for tackling big objectives and multi-day tours, the versatile PIEPS Bivy Bag MFL Single can make all the difference when the chips are down.

  • $109.95
    Double-wide for extra comfort, the PIEPS Bivy Bag MFL Double still packs down small for easy storage.

Tools & Instruments


  • $99.95
    An essential snow safety tool that easily attaches to nearly any BD adjustable pole for added reach, the Snow Saw Pro features a compact, folding design and a serrated, stainless steel blade.
  • PIEPS Snow Saw
    New Color

    $44.95
    A Saw with a Range of Applications, the PIEPS Snow Saw is an excellent choice for snow layer analysis, bivouac building in snow and clearing branches and bushe

  • $29.95
    Make sure all the beacons in your group are transmitting with the PIEPS Checker.

  • $149.95
    When the unthinkable happens, the PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter is there to save your skin.

  • $9.95
    Super-compact and stowable, the Binding Buddy multi-tool makes quick adjustments or repairs in the backcountry.

  • $149.95
    A simple, lightweight mini-transmitter, the PIEPS TX600 lets you locate your trusty canine companion or essential equipment in the event of a slide.

  • $79.95
    Easily attached to any ski pole, the PIEPS 30˚ Plus XT electronic inclinometer provides quick, on-the-fly slope angle readings by simply laying down your pole.

Accessories


  • $59.95
    The high-impact plastic shell on the TeleKneesis Kneepads offer effective protection against stumps and rocks hidden under the snow.

  • $5.95
    Stretchy, flexible and durable, the Ski Strap has multiple uses beyond securing skis together.

  • $29.95
    Comfortable, streamlined storage for your PIEPS DSP Sport Avalanche Beacon.

  • $19.95
    A comfortable, durable dog collar with integrated carrying system for the PIEPS TX600 mini-transmitter.

  • $29.95
    Comfortable, streamlined storage for the PIEPS DSP Pro Avalanche Beacon.

  • $14.95
    Seamlessly integrate the TX 600 or Backup Avalanche Transmitter into your PIEPS system.