Keyword: avalanche backpack

This is what you need to know about avalanche airbags

In 1985, ABS launched the first avalanche airbag backpack. Today, the self-rescue system is part of the obligatory emergency equipment for many winter sports enthusiasts. At Bächli-Bergsport, customers can choose between five different airbag systems. How they work and what advantages each system brings: an overview.

Avabag Litric avalanche backpack from Ortovox | electronic & ultralight

Low weight, simple operation, reliable deployment: Avabag Litric is a new electrical airbag system that was developed jointly by Ortovox and Arc'teryx and sets new standards. It is the lightest electric avalanche airbag system in the world and is now being used in the avalanche backpacks of both brands.

Prosecutors warn against used avalanche backpacks, Mammut counters

In January 2021, a mountain guide died in an avalanche in the Siviez/Nendaz region. The public prosecutor of the canton of Valais subsequently commissioned a judicial report and is now warning of used Mammut Airbag 3.0 Light Protection 2017 avalanche backpacks. The manufacturer, Mammut, considers the test results to be misleading and has issued a statement.

Ski touring for beginners: tips for getting started

Have you got the ski touring bug? Here you will find tips for getting started in the world of ski touring and answers to the most pressing questions.

Mammut calls for avalanche airbags to be checked

Mammut is recalling Generation 3.0 avalanche airbags for the 2020/2021 winter season. The functionality could be impaired.

Safety warning: possible pressure loss with Ortovox Avabag carbon cartridges

Ortovox has identified problems (possible pressure loss) with Avabag Carbon cartridges and is calling on the system owner to check.

You need to know these three components of avalanche equipment

Snow-covered mountains have a magical attraction. But the white snow is also dangerous. You have to know this avalanche equipment.

Control call: Mammoth re-calls for control of avalanche backpacks Airbag 3.0

Mammut asks customers to check the correct fixation between the airbag and the airbag inflation system. Affected are avalanche airbags of the generation 3.0.